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Brewed by Echigo Beer Company
Style: Amber Ale
Nishikanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Toast and caramelized malts on the nose with traces of chocolate. Pours dark red amber with a thick off white head. Sweet and toasted malts upfront with hints of an earthy bitterness but finishes relatively sweet.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (517) - SPAIN - JUN 8, 2014
Lata de 35 cl, adquirida en un Kiosk de la estacion JR de Shinagawa, Japon. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, malta, suave y con poco cuerpo.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (4593) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2014
12oz bottle at Kushi DC. Pours a clear, brick red with some spitty white head. Nose is standard, malt, cracker, a little plum, mild caramel, mild orange. Flavor is the same, malty, sweet, plum, a little brown rice, some orange. Clean finish. Average amber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czlowiekwiadro (195) - POLAND - APR 27, 2014
w zapachu zioła, lekki grapefruit i karmel. ładna, dość trwała piana, koloe miedziany, przejrzysty. w smaku dość pełny, lekko wiśniowy, wyczuwalny karmel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
This is a ho-hum amber ale that doesn’t make the overseas travel well, muddled malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brentv (309) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 2, 2014
From can in Narita, Japan. Amber pour with thick head and good lacing. Big aroma of floral hops and caramel. Taste doesn’t quite live up to the aroma, but is still floral hops and caramel, toffee, and not too sweet. Creamy mouthfeel. Good carbonation. Dry finish. Very nice. Balanced and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19212) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Keg at Popeye, Tokyo. Clear amber, mid sized head. Light peaty aroma. Mid dry with light-medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Peaty malt, some floral hops. Notes of grass in a mid bitter finish. Nicely drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6494) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Medium amber, quite hazy. Aroma and flavour of caramel with fruity esters. Light bodied, approaching over carbonation. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beer-yum (439) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 1, 2014
A tasty red ale that is a little ’light’ in my book. Would be happy to have another though!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Copper ber with a dark cream head. Caramel aroma. Caramel flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and light woodsiness lingers.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (718) - USA - NOV 28, 2013
Copper, clear, beige head. Aroma: toffee, some toast, berry-like fruitiness. Flavor: toasty malt, a little caramel but a grainy finish dries it out, a few plumb-like notes.


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