TwinBeer (58) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy golden brown with off white head. Aroma of typical tropical fruity belgian yeast with hints of carmel and light oak. Taste the same but with a nice carmel malt background and lingering bittering hop or maybe the sake aftertaste. Overall a good example of a belgian strong with a different twist.
SVD (892) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home, orange/amber beer, small/medium head aroma is malt, wood, taste is fruit, malt, boozy. Nice one
jamaty (1242) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 11, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ambar turbia, bonito color, pero apenas espuma y se desvanece inmediatamente. Aroma muy potente, a distancia. Excelente. Bizcocho, licor, madera. En boca mucho cuerpo y gas bien presente punzante. Compleja, maltas de calidad, licórica, fruto seco, caramelo, té, uva pasa. Final alcohólico, calor agradable... Copazo.
yenbeer (139) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fine taste, of alcohol, good for your first beer. However, the weak palate leaves a deal to be desired for the full experience.
swannycellars (43) - Swanbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber pour with white head. Nose dominated by toffee and wood. Super clean on the palate with sweet toffee, raisin, vanilla and spice. Starts sweet finishes bone dry. A tiny groggy burn but 8 percent holds up well.
colui72 (257) - HONG KONG - JUN 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Beautiful amber with thin blond head. Sweet aroma of flowers and malt, fruity. Tastes is sweet and Belgian yeasts. Flowery and fruity. Flavours don’t stick til the end though. Plain finish. Overall a quite good Belgian Ale attempt.
adamnowek (659) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big warming alcohol. This is boozy and makes no attempt to hide the fact. Quite malty and savoury.
MichaelAwesome (5729) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The beer pours out in a cloudy brown colour with a steady head and mild carbonation. Aroma is yeast and flowers. Taste is Belgian yeast, caramel, flowers, malt. Yeasty-dull finish.
McTapps (5734) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from trade with Calisky - many thanks! The beer has got a hazy golden-vanilla colour with a steady head and smooth body. Aroma of Belgian yeast and flowers. Taste of Belgian yeast, yeast, wheat, flowers, caramel and herbs. Belgian finish. Good beer.
willisread (830) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 11, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Hasegawa. Poured into a Duvel glass. Pours a clear copper with a small beige head that dissipates fairly quickly. Aromas of rice, biscuit, fresh baked bread and alcohol. Average carbonation with a medium body. Cola-like mouthfeel. The sake definitely leaves a little too much sweetness on the palate for my liking. Malty with some wood (cedar?) noticeable as well. Slightly bitter finish that is warming. A solid beer, but not one of Hitachino’s best.
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle - pours a hazy orange . Biscuity aroma with some wine like sour notes . Taste has some caramel , toasted malt and grape like flavors . Very interesting - would seek out again .
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