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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Ibaraki, Japan

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black  Hops: Chinook, Cascade  Original Gravity: 1.064


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1981) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2012
Bottle bought in Tanakaya, Meijiro. Colour is clear reddy brown, big off white head. Nose is sweet and delicious. Sherberty orange and tangerine citrous, caramel, herby. Taste is citrousy orange and tangerine, citrous bitter, caramel, hop bitter. Sweet citrousy, caramel malty amber ale. Body is medium to heavy.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2531) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Bottle from BrewDog website. A very dark red-brown beer with rich caramel, notes of malt, raisins, red fruit and earthy hops on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3236) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle from Brewdog Online,Paired with pizza. More ruby-brown than amber with a fluffy tan head. Lemon and dusty cupboards on the nose, its well carbonated, quite smooth in the mouth with toffee and chocolate notes up front, followed by some slight citrus hops and a touch of black malt astringency. Enjoyable but more of a brown ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omegamike (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2012
Pours mahogany with thin white head. Aroma is very malty, yet with a lovely tinge of citrus and honey. The flavour is rich malty liquorice with a sweet honey accent and a light bitters rounding it out. Wonderful.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2283) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle (gift from Neko-chan). Mostly yeast, with a bit of chocolate, in the nose. Dark copper w/ a full inch of rocky head. Dark malt flavors, some roastiness, some yeast, and a pleasant moderately bitter aftertaste. Clean, smooth medium body. Well balanced and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (2707) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2012
On tap at Brewdog Camden. Pours a mostly clear amber colour with a medium creamy off-white head. Aroma is malty, nutty, with notes of flowery hops. Taste is more hop forward with pine and resin, and caramel and toffee. Mouthfeel is medium with average carbonation. Overall, an. Enjoyable amber ale.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5729) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2012
Draft at Brewdog, Camden. Pouts clear dark amber with a tan head. Massive malt aroma with some caramel. Flavour is malt, fudge and heavy bitter, going long into the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
This is quite astonishing. Fantastic aroma of toffee tinged with that aromatic , almost oak aged hints. Flavour is big, bold and powerfully bitter. Like Stone Arrogant Bastard but without the strength. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2012
On keg at The BrewDog Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a dark amber colour with a fair light tan head. Aroma of pine, pineapple and chocolate. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5660) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle from Brewdog online store. Pours deep amber with a light frothy and tanned head. Aroma is toffee and light roasted malts. Taste is moderate roast and toast, dark berries, bitter chocolate, well hopped, nice towards the end, with some wood as well. Good balanced brew.


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