KyotoLefty (5895) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle at Asahiya. Lemony hop nose, somewhat reminiscent of Dupont. Spicy yeast, bread, apples. Cloudy amber-orange color. Estery Belgian yeast flavor, spicy, caramel, peaches, lemon, lemon, apple cider. Thick and oily.
nittoh (12) - JAPAN - DEC 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Phenolic, a little bit spicy aroma.
Deep orange, a little bit cloudy. Head is almost non.
Residual sweetness but the finish is dry. Rich malt flavor. Phenolic from yeast.
Hop character is non. Full body and warmly from high alcohol content.
It was released late Nov. 2013 so should mature until next spring.