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


on tap

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RATINGS: 820   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This Red Rice Ale was brewed with special red rice which had been cultured in ancient times in Japan. Please enjoy the complex taste and beautiful natural color. The ale has complex Sake like flavours with a hint of strawberry in the nose and palate.

kamish's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kamish (93) - Monroe, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2008
i liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milo91hd (203) - Lecce, ITALY - SEP 28, 2016
Bottiglia. Colore ambrato con una schiuma fine e persistente. Aroma molto delicato con del fruttato e del floreale. Al palato continua ad essere delicata e i 7 gradi non si fanno sentire per niente.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MBlessing (862) - Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2016
Danke an drnosha, rotbraunes bier rötlicher schaum ok, Geruch malzig röstig fruchtig sauer, malzig säuerlich fruchtig herb leicht alkoholisch

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrNosha (1678) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2016
Aus der Flasche. Rot-braune etwas schmutzige Farbe, flacher Schaum. Es riecht etwas ungewohnt nach Rauch, Säure und Hefe. Würziger Geschmack. Etwas alkoholisch nach Sake. Im Abgang Himbeere.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (461) - Osaka, JAPAN - SEP 18, 2016
Bottle from Yamaya. Turbid orange amber with a pinkish hue, low dissolving head. Rice with rose and berries, opens up after a few minutes, quite lovely. Similar flavour, strawberry comes out clearly, light booze tinge like a low-alcohol sake. Light caramel toffee as I get down the glass. The rice and booze mix aligns my palate to adjunct happoshu a tad, but the medium body and modest flavours make it pleasing. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dermi (1114) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2016
33 cl, bottled. Pours cloudy reddish orange with small white head. Aroma: Mild malt, rice, sweetish aroma. Brined olives, rubber. Taste: Medium sweet at first, rice, malt. Minimal bitterness. Sweetness increases, quite sweet. Palate: Light body, average carbonation. Too sweet to my liking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Franzen (500) - SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2016
Aroma is mostly olives which is a bit strange. Malty nutty taste whith a bit of soy. Taste is ok and better than the aroms. Overall an ok beer but nothing more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1869) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 1, 2016
Ambar, escasa espuma poco duradera, deja película. Aroma no muy marcado ligeramente lupulado. Cuerpo moderado, gas marcado sin molestar, frutal en el sabor, frambuesa, cereza. Final seco y más amargo. Buena, no entre las mejores de la casa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (230) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - AUG 30, 2016
Bottle: 330 ml, Price : 1,20 eur.
Drumsta ruda spalva, nedidelė puta, visai geras skonis..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sissio (1278) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 21, 2016
bottle @ home Clear copper reddish with suspensions, cream head Sweetish, sourish, hint of sake, if you know that there is rice...you can feel rice Caramel, hint of raspberry juice, yellow fruit, some belgian style sentor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artyom (980) - Osijek, CROATIA - AUG 3, 2016
0.33l bottle. Red color with disappearing white head. Aroma is malty and grainy. Taste is sweet with light to medium bitterness. Overall it’s good beer, but nothing more than that.

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