jinroh (1177) - ESTONIA - SEP 10, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice clear golden, foam is nice but disappears quickly. Aroma is soft, malt biscuits and some sour notes. Herbal hops. Taste reveals quite hopped up pilsner, feels more like a hoppy pale ale actually. Drinks easy and is quite refreshing.
Skarecrow (222) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 27, 2016
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Grassy phenolic aroma.
Poured cloudy straw with good head.
Mild bitterness with grainy finish and a touch of wet cardboard.
Westkyoto77 (623) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 24, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Yamaya. Clear blond with fluffy even head. Citrusy nose, some passionfruit and dusty malts. Quite zingy and even spicy. Went down a treat with a Thai green curry.
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Holmen1 (4805) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fra flaske på Mi2, Cardinal (Asko Rogaland ølmesse): klar lys gylden med fint ok skum. En tydelig definert pilsner med god, tørr bitterhet preget av gress og (litt for mye) kokte grønnsaker. Må prøves igjen.
gunnar (7861) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours almost clear golden with a small white head. Grassy hop aroma . Taste is dry, clean and crisp pilsner, lingering bitter, a good pilsner On the hoppy side.
mrjez (458) - Osaka, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 330ml bottle from Costco.
Pours clear gold with a low white head. Great aroma of citrus, passionfruit, light biscuity malt. The malt is represented well in the flavour and balanced well with fruity hop. The feel is light and crisp with a nice spice. Really refreshing.
KyotoLefty (9295) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Yamaya. Lemony nose, nicely hopped in a very new world way. Deep golden, clear, low head. Decent hop flavor, some biscuity malt sweetness. Body is rather full and a bit oily. Decent, though comes across more like a golden ale than a true pilsner.
TimE (5033) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium golden color. Frothy white head. Straw, hay, honey and mangoes in the nose. The mouth lacks a bit of body, but generally refreshing and fruity. Lots of mangoes. Nice crisp bitter finish. Decent stuff.
GenkiGonzo (1054) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Yamaya. Pale gold with a fine white head. A hint of tropical fruit, but mostly grassy hops. Very light beer with a slightly dry finish.
johndoughty (4981) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2015
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Bronze and a bit lively upon opening. Pleasant slightly spicy and nutty flavour. A lot of body considering its relatively low strength. Lots of distinctive flavours floating around. Well worth trying.