Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Specialty Grain
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Holy fucking grail of lagers big up to Andy pants for the tip off. Holy fuck this is slamming. Beautiful transparant copper body with a light off white lace quickly diminishing. Aromatically a soft pear and floral tone. Hints of agave and fresh laundry sheet like freshness. A total pleassure to sip on. Very soft blanket of carbonation. Light apple crisps, pear tones very light hay and fruit puch notes quicky give way to a juicy soft spicy hop tone. Nice tongue tigling spice with a touch of lavender grass and spice. Astonushing in its freshness n glory. I think i’m in love.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (6645) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, malt, caramel, pine and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (9132) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
On tap at haymarket. Somewhat astringent and boozy. Juniper berry. Orange not getting hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1021) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 1, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 66cl. Bel équilibre général. Peu de CO2 pour cette biere assez neutre en gout. On distingue la céréale. Dans la moyenne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (931) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 31, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 66cl, couleur blonde, belle mousse effervescence moyenne, grosse attaque sur la noux de coco et continuité forte sur le blé dur fraichement moulu, bien équilibré.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (2351) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Small glass at Tadg’s. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral, apple, citrus. Tastes of floral, apples, herbs, light spice and wood. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11581) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, caramel, pine. flavour is fruit, malt, hop, herbs, pine, ginger, floral, alcohol, caramel. Something different in this beer, but i cant say what it is .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Aroma: heavy caramel malts, ripe fruits. Appearance: cloudy gold, small creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets intensify, caramel, ripe fruits, soft carbonation. Overall: very nice, exceptionally intense flavours for this style! Bottle at Yardbird, Hong Kong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6484) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (sugar cookie, toasted grain), moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs, lemon), lightly yeasty (basement), with notes of unripe banana and alcohol. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Surprisingly syrupy-sugary-sweet. Nose is pleasant I guess, but a little weird and not very pils-like. Ample finishing bitterness, but the sugary sweetness never goes away. A disappointment from a usually cool brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2227) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
500 ml bottle. Bottle says ale. Abv 8%. Cloudy golden body, white head. Aroma has some sweet buttery toast, lychee or melon like mellow fruits, some alcohol. Flavour has very mellow fruits and sweet malts. Some bitterness and some alcohol. The maltiness is quite toasty. Very soft palate. Balanced but this is just not that good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (1132) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 18, 2014
0,55L bottle. Pours amber with off-white head. Aroma is fruits, citrus, coconuts, some caramel. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, some coconuts. Finish is some fruity bitterness and notes of alcohol. Overall: good brew.

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