Artichoke (65) - California, USA - JAN 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy, lightly sweet with a tinge of caramel. One finger head, not much nose. Aftertaste is a little cloying, no hops
Theis (13374) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (as Isetan Osaka Ale) at Kimi Ryokan, Ikebukuro. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Roasted. Sweetness. Dried fruits. Nutty. Tobacco. Amber malts. Light sticky body. Fruity notes. Light hoppy. Mostly malty - higv malty.
KansaiBeerLvrs (1978) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the brewery. It poured a beautiful clear amber with a light brownish-white head. It was highly carbonated & slightly opaque. It had a malty fruity taste with a mild bitterness. A decent amber beer but not so flavorful.
omhper (19336) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled. Hazy amber, mid sized head. Fruity cellar aroma. Minerals and plastic. Sweetish with light body, some caramel before a tinny finish with low bitterness.