tderoeck (3611) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
15/IX/13 - 33cl bottle @ post-Zwanzeday tasting at home - BB: 3/XI/13 (2013-866)Thanks to KyotoLefty for sharing the bottle!
Cloudy pale beige to yellow beer, small fizzy white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: citrus, fruity, passion fruit, grapefruit, lime, lemon grass. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: bit sourish, lemony, lime, grapefruit, dry bitterness, very fruity, passion fruit sorbet, slightly sweet. Aftertaste: bitter touch, lime zest, lemon grass, passion fruit. Nice and refreshing fruity beer, well done!
biirusaikou (273) - - JUL 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pleasant pine, tropical nose. Sour fruits taste, malt then lemon juice. Some spices in the aftertaste. Gets a bit too syrupy towards the end.
KansaiBeerLvrs (882) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Iwate Kura’s Passionfruit beer at Yellow Ape Craft. 5% 630 yen at Yellow ape Craft. Nice cloudy gold color, nice passion fruit aroma, bang on! Sweet, citrus bitter, sour then a sweet passion fruit finish. Very nice fruit beer, nice for the summer.
Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Golden Garden, Hiroshima. Clear yellow - white head. Lots of passion fruits, sweetness, wheaty, light malty, winegumms, candy, tartness, fruity,
KyotoLefty (5573) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 14, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2013 Bottle from GoodBeer. Opened in Belgium. Very cloudy salmon-orange color, lace. Tart passion fruit nose, orange, lemon, grains, lemon grass. Very fruity flavor, lots of passion fruit, plus grapefruit zest. Tart but not sour, with a very bitter finish. Nice drinking. A bit sweet at the start, but ends up nicely dry, with no residual sugar. Very good—nothing like the last time I had it. This is the rating I put up.
Draught at the Craft Beer Festival in Ichinoseki, Iwate, 2009: 4/2/3/2/6.
Strange thin yellow color, light, thin head. Sweet, passion fruit flavor. Sweet, dry, fruity, funky, Kool-aid like. This is ass. Stick with what you do best, guys!
bitbucket (2144) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2006
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Pours a hazy pale straw color with a scant white head head. Aromas of grapefruit, mango and passion fruit. Light water body with streams of cabonation that explode on the tongue. Taste is much like the aroma, with a crisp, tart finish. None of the overly sweet, chemical-laden overtones of Brick Bambay, which I’ve also regrettably tasted. I’m still not fan of fruit beers, but this one is nice for a change.
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Hazy yellow coloured. Natural passion fruit aroma. Rather sour and dry flavour with loads of passion fruits in it. Refreshing and nice.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2005
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy pale yellow, fluffy cotton like head. Fruity and tart aroma of passion fruit. Natural flavour of passion fruit, hints of yoghurt. Rather tart fruity finish. This was a pleasant surprise.
omhper (18329) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, thanks IslandHaole! Hazy pale yellow. Intense natural juicy passion fruit aroma. Fresh and lightly acidic, light bodied with a hint of bubblegum. Certainly not sweet, making it very refreshing. Extremely well made, other brewers of fruit beer should learn from Iwate Kura.
Oakes (11031) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pale straw colour. Gently effervescent. Big passion fruit aroma, with just a little bit of beer underneath. Tart, wheaty body with very fresh passion fruit character. Very tart - clean not wild. Flowery, fruity, dry finish.