KyotoLefty (5804) - Kyoto, - SEP 2, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the Ji-Beer Festa in Hiroshima, 2012. Cloudy yellow, big head. Big fruity, estery nose, not necessarily of persimmons though. Honey. Flavor is sweet in the middle and fruity, then dry. Peach, apricot. Not too sweet, honey. Ok. Persimmon could come out more.
maekchu (1700) - Hirakata, JAPAN - SEP 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at World Craft Beer Tasting in Osaka. Yeast, some tangy wheat notes, sourish aroma. Dull, brown-orange, big head and lots of carbonation rising. Some sharp fruity flavors in initial; mild mid palate of same. Thin medium body. Not really much of a sense of any particular fruit. Brewer said it contained passion fruit.