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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
IPA brewed with Japanese wild breed mandarin "Fukure Mikan". Refreshing flavor of this mandarin complements well with citrusy hop. The perfect balance act of hop bitterness and Umami taste.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirstyrabbit (1413) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle. Orange body, tall to medium head. Weak aroma with sweet caramel syrup. Sweet caramelly taste with disturbing hints of Robitussin. Very low bitterness for an IPA, it’s more like an APA. Finish has more sweet cough syrup or rotting tangerines. Disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5581) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
(small gusher) pours dirty golden orange with a slightly creamy off-white head, some retention and lacing. intense fresh orange blossom water, tangerine skin, some sweetness - orange juice, booze, gentle resin and pepper, sweetish toasted maltiness, melon and caramel touch. moderately low carbonation, light body - very oily, slightly boozy, tingling peppery and piney-grassy-woodsy-citrusy finish. integrated citrusy-like hops in this japanese orange blossom water concoction. unique.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1262) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with fine floating particles. Thin white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of sweet floral citrus, honey, mild yeast. The taste is pale malt, honey and citrus.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (3851) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear golden color. Small size, white head, stays. Malty, denim? sweat? dirty orange peel in aroma. Citrus, candy, sweet taste. Soft carbonation. Kind of weird and messy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (349) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Poured into flute a orange amber color with pastime white head and lace. Aroma was malty, breach, with some orange oil. Taste was malts, biscuit with the orange coming in the finish. Not the grapefruit or pine hop bombs being made in the USA, this is very different. Lighter and malty in taste, very drinkable and refreshing. A winner for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10724) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2015 330ml bottle (Koht, Tallinn)
Slightly sticky American pale ale aroma. Some odd pencil shavings, don’t normally get that from the aroma. Pale amber, small tight head. Palate thinish, carbonation quite high. Mashy malts, some soapiness in the taste. Hops very bitter, some white pepper, but almost metallic in the finish. A touch too harsh.
Rerate: Tap (Pudel, Tallinn, Hitachino Tap Takeover)
Lovely rich caramelly malty aroma, herbal aspects. Nice dry hops. Damn nice hoppy bitter. Scrapping previous numbers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle poured a cloudy orange amber with a small lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of biscuit, candied orange, earthiness and light pink grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, candied orange and light grapefruit with a smooth dry lingering citrus finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2526) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Aroma: Bready Malts, Orange Blossom Honey Appearance: Hazy Amber/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Buckwheat Honey, Mild Sweet Bread, Mild Citrus Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from Hasegawa Liquors. Orange tinted amber ale with a thin head. Smooth body, pleasant citrusy flavour with a moderately bitter and slightly sweet finish. Very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenkiGonzo (586) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 3, 2014
Draught at Bungalow. Nice clear gold. Huge orane aroma with some hops. Very fruity flavour, starts sweet but has some hop bitterness after. Sadly not enough hops for what is labelled an IPA. Nice summer beer.


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