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Brewed by Kizakura Sake Brewing Co. Ltd.
Style: Pale Lager
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kyotos first local beer in 1995. It has a good aroma, and is crisp and rich. We have used our own Fushimi water, and Seishu sake yeast for a slight sake-like aroma in this mellow, pale-gold beer.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Clear pale yellow, brief head. Fruity/ricey nose. Sweetish with plenty of green apples and rice. Well rounded light body and a tingle of alcohol. While the rice may be quite nice the green apples are not.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2009
Bottle at K’s Hostel, Kyoto. Cloudy golden - white head. Toasted, fruity, rice, sharpness, light sake taste, dryness, crispy. Plain - but a ok pale lager.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle (from Kyoto, sampled in Nagoya)
Hazy yellow color, medium-sized white head. Sweetish fruity and a bit grainy aroma. Light-bodied. Malty, rice-like grainy flavors. Spicey hoppyness. Clean, somewhat watery although has nice malt flavor with some hoppyness. Aftertaste has light citrus.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2010
Bottle. Golden color, small head. Malty, somewhat fruity aroma. Bad vegtable flavor, some corn and a rather weak finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gnoff (7834) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2010
At a beer tasting on JMune 5, 2010, thanks to deft!
Hazy golden color, white head. Sweet, apple taste. Sweet apple scent. Thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (6449) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Pale yellow color. Thin, light flavor of sake yeast, with a light fruitiness, mostly green apples. Dry finish from sake yeast. Light and slightly fruity, a bit of interest from the sake yeast, but not much to offer.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
larsniclas (5607) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2010
Canned. Thx deft. Hazy pale golden. Brief white head. Sweetish with boiled vegetables. Some sour vegetales in the flavour.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
ekstedt (5433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2010
Can (33 cl), thanks deft. Shady golden, rich white head. Grainy malty with red berries. Dry with low bitterness. A bit sourish.

1.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Nisse666 (4206) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2010
Lost my track through Japan beers, sorry 2010-06-05, thx to deft AP: golden body, white head, cs color, white head. ¨medum low bitternes

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2127) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle from local Yamaya. Yeasty, fruity aroma, with light lemon and apples. Light pale straw color, 2-3cm head. Very thin distressed winey initial; mid palaate brings some bitterness; final flattens out quickly. Thin body. Interesting aroma... but the first sip disappoints and it gets no better.


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