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Echigo Weizen

Brewed by Echigo Beer Company
Style: German Kristallweizen
Nishikanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
My translation from J to E. This is a beer style from Bavaria Germany. It has a soft clovey aroma and uses a special yeast. It has a fruity aroma characteristic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
melush (2932) - SPAIN - MAY 11, 2016
Can 35cl / Lata 35cl. @ VAL Oyama, Oyama, Japon. A: Hazy golden / Dorado turbio. T/S: Yeast, wheat / Levadura, trigo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
350ml can in HK. Pours a very cloudy, dirty light brown with white head. Aroma is yeast, spices and banana peel. Clean yeasty taste. Mild spice/clove in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (1338) - NORWAY - JUL 16, 2015
Pours cloudy golden. Aroma is nalty, lots of banana. Taste is light, refreshing. Again banana. A nice weissen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - JUL 2, 2015
Can from combini. Pretty light body, green banana, mildly creamy, honey bread, touch of lemon, sweet finish. Fairly basic and unimpressive wheat brew, but quite drinkable and widely available at an ok price.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (1833) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2015
350ml Can. Pours out slightly cloudy. Short white head. Aroma has a decent bubblegum wheaty hit. Taste is lemon, malty, slight banana notes. Palate slightly oily. Decent wheat beer; no real off notes but not much to set it apart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (7909) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2015
Smooth yeasty beginning. Fresh, clove with not too much yeast. Easy to drink, smooth. Nice dry, very fresh, not too deep. But quite nice. Clove, smooth, no bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
willisread (2543) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
Can from Family Mart in Asagaya. Poured into an English tulip pint. Pours a clear pale golden straw color with a modest white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Very assertive clove aroma with faint aromas of banana and bubblegum present as well. Light body with a watery and grainy texture similar to a pale lager. A kristallweizen for sure, but just too bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minihame2 (493) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
Hazy, yellow and brownish colour with a white head. Very mild aroma with some hops and sweet notes. Sweet taste, it has a hint of banana bread to it. Soft mouthfeel, not a whole lot of carbonation. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (3030) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Can from Yamaya, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan. A hazy golden yellow coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Yeasty, spice aroma. Tastes similar, spice, yeasty, clove, wheaty. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jinroh (1241) - ESTONIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a bit hazy, looks pale and watery. Some foam that is gone fast. Aroma has nothing special, has some wet cardboard, sour, not really nice. Taste is slightly better, has a bit of spices, body is almost decent actually. However, again a beer that is maybe OK to drink but that lacks character and is not really pleasant.

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