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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Ibaraki, Japan

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Rich, exquisitely balanced Amber Ale with flavourful roasted malts and aromatic British hops. All-round food beer, great with spicy foods and hearty winter dishes.
Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black  Hops: Chinook, Cascade  Original Gravity: 1.064


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2667) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2479) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle at the RB Rochester Gathering, Sept. 09. Thanks, KyotoLefty! Unfiltered light brown with reddish highlights. Sweet, caramel, dryness in the finish, nice sweet sticky mouthfeel, especially as it warms.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - MAY 23, 2009
A solid amber. One of those beers that would be good to introduce your macro loving friend to the world of good beer. Pours a beautiful amber and has a decent nose of thick malts. THe mouthfeel is light to medium and it has a a solid if slightly boring taste. As it warms the caramel becomes apparent (diacetyl?). Smooth and easy to drink, just not that complex

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2229) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle west riding dewsbury. Ruby colour thin head. Aroma is pine red fruits caramel taste same good long hoppy bitters some roasted notes. Ok body. Tasty stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2115) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2086) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 19, 2012
Keg at Brewdog. 5.5%. Amber mahogony with nice white head. Well measured malty sweetness with a liight zesty hop flavour. Some chocolate. A nice blend of flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2058) - FINLAND - DEC 16, 2012
A sligthly red, brown beer with a medium and beige head. Aroma of toffee and some caramell malts, fruits, aromatic, wet exotic wood and some citrusfruits. Taste is sligthly toffeeish, wood, medium bitterness and thus the taste is quite dry, some citrusfruits. Medium bodied, quite smooth carbonation. Quite nice and not too sweet Amber Ale, the bottle is probably quite old, and thus not very fresh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2033) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2012
Aroma: Bitter, bready aroma. Hints of cherry.

Appearance: Chestnut brown body. Small white head. Good lacing.

Taste: Roasted malts and berry fruits. Subtle coffee taste. Not overly complex, but nice balanced and very moreish.

Palate: Medium body. Light carbonation. Bitter finish.

Overall: Roasted malt flavours dominate the bitter hops. Well balanced taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (2011) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2013
Flaska @ Nami, Varberg. Det är godis att sätta näsan till glaset med alla de tropiska frukter som ryms där. Karamell ligger och lurar i bakgrunden. Smaken är nästan lika bra, med banan, grape, äpple, apelsin, karamell. Finns en alkoholton, som av sherry, som tar ner betyget ett steg.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1986) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle from KyotoLefty. A very nice toasty amber. Sweet malts, but the toasty character is the best. Why isn’t this imported.


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