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Brewed by Minoh Beer
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Osaka, Japan
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westkyoto77 (547) - Kyoto, - JUN 23, 2014
Draught at Bungalow. Bright and fresh looking, smart creamy head. Aromas of citrus and pineapple. Fruity, but not a huge amount of hop punch. Good stuff if you're in the mood for fruit. Caramel notes. Pretty good.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3891) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 17, 2015
med body, moderate bitterness, some caramel notes. Light bodies. More strong pale ale. Meh, not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1528) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, some resin and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (523) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 21, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2015 Re-rate: 330ml bottle from Atsushi. Poured into a shaker pint. Hasy golden color with a medium soapy head. Nice lacing throughout. Big aromas of passion fruit, pineapple and resiny hops. Creamy mouthfeel with a light body and bitter on the palate. Really nice bitterness. Tastes more of the same with some arugula and banana as well. Great bitter and peppery finish that lingers. This is a great beer from Minoh. 330ml bottle from Deguchiya in Naka-Meguro. Poured into a stemmed English tulip. Hazy marmalade orange color with a huge soapy eggshell white head. Bright aromas of pineapple, mango and papaya with slight piney notes. Very fruity and refreshing with a creamy mouthfeel. Sharply bitter on the palate. Excellent summery IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (950) - - MAR 23, 2014
Gentle pineapple aroma. Crispy mango, peach, apricot, mild hoppy finish. Light and delicate tasty IPA, can feel a feminine touch in the brewing :)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8172) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2014 First rating
33 cl bottle at a tasting on October 30, 2013 (backlog). Thanks to Ingo!
Marked 13.12.26.
Hazy old apricot murky color, small dirty white head. Butterscotch, yoghurt, estery, lemon, weird scent. Sweet, fruity, grainy taste. Fruity aftertaste. Medium to light mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
3/2/5/3/9=2.2

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330 ml bottle thanks to Ingo! On May 18, 2014. Marked 14.08.10
Clear golden color, small white head. Hoppy, fruity, fresh, sweet, passion fruit scent. Malty, herbal, bitter taste. Bitter aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, high bitterness.
So very much better this time than last time!
8/3/7/4/14=3.6

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1159) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
Draft to plastic cup. :( (Lezzet Osaka 1st year anniversary) Pepper, wheat, hops and ham. Slight amber tinged yellow with a thin white ringed head. Taste is caramel and grapefruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6858) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
Draft - Mild grapefruit. Clear gold with a thin white head. Big grapefruit and bitterness, touch of resin. A nice west coast style IPA, but nothin complex.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenkiGonzo (519) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2015 Bottle from Yamaoka. Pale, golden colour with small white head. Aroma is hops and citrus. Grapefruit taste with hops, light and crisp IPA. Draught at Bungalow (2015/03/01) Aroma is still full of citrus hops, butwith a massive hit of fresh passion fruit. Flavour is dominated by passion fruit, mango and sweet orange. Indescribably better on tap.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2476) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 11, 2013
Tap at Shibuya Beer Terminal Festival. Golden amber colour, creamy off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, resinous, cat pee, nice, tropical fruity background. Taste is bit smoother, quite soft, decent citrus, some funkiness, touch of cream and bit of dust. Quite strange. But herbal and quite sharp. Further down becomes more fruity. Nice spicy maltiness too. Quite different.


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