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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Specialty Grain
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 5, 2013
Bottle from Sam’s Quik Shop. Pours a bright pale golden with a white head and steady lacing. Nose of grassy hops, lemony citrus, bready malts. Taste shows additional hints of fresh ginger, lemongrass, and light sweetness. Great balance; super refreshing. Lord, if only this were not $5.49 for 12oz.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Toomio (446) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 22, 2016
Keskijuotava. Näistä ei kyllä hajun puolesta voi hyvää sanoa. Maku on mukava ja suutuntuma varsinkin. Voi näihin tottua.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
iggynelix (129) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2016
On tap at unos in sampler. Clear golden with a thin head. This is a reasonable brew. .maybe I’m missing the context.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (2437) - Kaarina, FINLAND - APR 10, 2016
A dark yellow with an orange notes, a head is medium and blond. Aroma is unique and interesting, fruitness, fruit candies, marzipan and mandarin. Taste has fruitness, mandarin, herbs with notes of Sorachi Ace, some bitterness is balancing the medium sweetness. Medium+ bodied, low carbonation. Interesting beer with a great aroma. Fruitful with herbs.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pjpiranha (5) - - MAR 17, 2016 does not count
Orange and honey are the immediate elements on the tongue and the nose, medium think in the mouth. Alcohol is present!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
belgis (367) - - MAR 9, 2016
Indeed special beer. Lot of earthiness and if asked I would say the most Japanese beer so far. Sorachi ace is amazing

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nonshaugen (333) - Fetsund, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2016
55 cl, bottle conditioned. Golden orange, thin off-white head, nice level of carbonation, loads of floating sediments. Sweet and fruity aroma. Mouthfeel is crammed with sweet notes and carbonation. Flavours are mostly caramel and toffee up front, but also floral and hoppy. All in all it’s a bit too sweet and sugary, and I don’t think I will buy it again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simonsen (1044) - NORWAY - FEB 28, 2016
Flaske . Klar mørk gylden farge. Moderat karbonert med stor hvit skumtopp. Smaker karamell, papp,brent sukker,overmoden appelsin. Minner lott om en slags fruktig barleywine. Ikke helt min smak

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (1242) - Z±bki, POLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Aromat: ryż, alkohol estry - mirabelki, morele, brzoskwinie, trochę jakby wędzoność, suszone zioła, koper. Brak jednak cytrusów z Sorachi.

Wygląd: barwa złota, wyraźne zmętniona, z pływającymi drobinkami. Piana biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, niezbyt obfita i umiarkowanie trwała.

Smak: umiarkowana słodycz, z wyraźną kwaskowością, wyraźne suszone owoce, nieco starego chmielu i alkoholu. Bez rewelacji.Podchodzi to nieco pod tripel, z dozą karmelu i szczypta wędzonki. Goryczka niewielka, delikatna. Krągła pełnia, umiarkowane do niskiego wysycenie i kwaskowo-estrowy finisz z wyraźną nutą alkoholową.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3780) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 4, 2016
0,55l bottle. Piwo o ladnej barwie jaskrawo zoltej z lekka metnoscia i solidna trwala pianka. Zapach mirabelek suszonej moreli oraz zbozowy. Smak oleisty, trawa cytrynowa oraz oliwki zielone. Troche zielonej herbaty terz bylo i jakis ziol. Na koniec troche alkoholowe ale ogolnie smaczne i tresciwe zbozowe piwo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1460) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle 55 cl from Bier-Bienne. Reddish blonde with a fugacious cream head and average sparkling. Aromas of cereals, with a fruity notes and a grassy-zesty hops. The taste is soft, with a malted roundness and a floral hoppy bitterness. Notes of ripe fruits, coconut, lemon. Delicate bitterness and traces of alcohol.


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