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Brewed by Tamamura-Honten (Shiga Kogen Beer)
Style: Porter
Yamanouchi, Shimotakai district, Nagano prefecture, Japan

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdjuice (334) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - NOV 17, 2014
Pours black, with amber around the edges. Kind of a light porter but with solid flavor of vanilla, roastiness, coffee. Not too heavy, but flavorful and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westkyoto77 (538) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle. Jet black, pretty slick. Nose of black sugar, roasted malt and molasses. Rich body without being too sticky. Soy sauce, smoke, sugar. Lovely stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1457) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 11, 2013
Appearance: Very dark brown, nice amount of tan head. Aroma: Very dark malt, some smoke. Taste: Dark malt, roasted. Some slight coffee notes. Enjoyed it! Info: 200ml draft, 9/6-2013

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wombata (467) - Kobe, JAPAN - MAY 17, 2013
Aroma: a bit too cold so not strongly aromatic, chocolate. Flavor: smooth chocolate at first that later became light black licorice as it warmed some. Some bitterness on the mid-palate and finish. Very dry mid-palate and finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (2160) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle at Izuya. Sure I had rated this before, but seems I didn’t. Had drunk a few by this stage. Dark brown colour with small golden head. Aroma is roasty, miso, chocolate, wheaty. Taste is roasty choc, bit creamy, nice and thick, bit fruity, berries, nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2013
Bottle at Shinshu Osake Mura. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma of coffee, burned malt. Flavour is mild coffee, burned malt. A bit on the light and watery side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2247) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 4, 2013
Draught at Beer Belly, Higobashi. Notes from tasting session. Very dark brown-black and opaque. Very mild and not so sweet. Nice roasted malt. Very well balanced. Kind of unexciting, but a bit worth trying again. They so well with their other styles, maybe this one will improve.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (1967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle from Shinshu Osake Mura (Nagano Sake Village). Black, thin white head. Nose is chocolate and black coffee, lactic and touch of oil. Taste is lactic, black coffee, chocolate, and roasted malt. Edge is sweet over roasted bitter. Lovely balance. Excellent porter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty licorice and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with hints of coffee. Has a orasted malty chocolate and licorice finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2010
Draught at Ushi-Tora. Dark dark brown - no head. Licorice. Light sweetness. Raisins. Light nutty. Roasted. Light hoppy. Fruity. Honey. Ok.


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