TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Ushi Tora (Tokyo). A clear dark amber. A lot of caramel on the nose. Sweet caramel in the mouth - very smooth palate. Just a tickle of hops which works just right.
maekchu (2300) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Beer Belly, Osaka. Reddish-brown. Mid-palate and aftertaste a bit thin and short. But overall, good balance and aroma. Hoppy for an amber.
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Backlog. On tap @ Popeye, June 2008. Clear amber color. Aroma’s of fruit, oily hops. Flavor is moderate hopbitter. Medium bodied. Nice hopbitter finish.
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 28, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at popeyes. copperish colour with decent lacing, light pine aroma, some dough and toffee flavours and a reasonable dry finish with some citric bitterness. a well-made amber ale but overshadowed by some of popeyes other offerings
Ferris (5008) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask - Caramel and grains. Clear copper with no head. Caramel and grains with a slight hop bitterness. A decent amber.
dfearnley (1081) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask to pint glass, Popeye
A little funk, sweet grains and caramel.
Crystal clear amber, but no head.
Caramel and grains.
Simple, but nice.
GenkiGonzo (370) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Bungalow. Nice reddish-brown. Hoppy and pine aroma and flavour. A little thin, but very drinkable.
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap 01.22.09 at Popeye’s, Tokyo. Clear amber orange, off white head. Aroma is caramel and hops. Flavor is citrus hops, grass, caramel. Bitter and crisp, more like a pale ale than an amber ale.
martinrumsam (546) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Baden baden restaurant nagaoka . light reddish brown with beige head . aroma is nice and fruity with hops showing as well , grassy .Taste is fairly complex mix of malts , berries , grass and hop bitterness . robust carbonation. quite a nice beer - better than I was expecting
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Craft Heads, Tokyo.
Deep amber color, small white head, lace. Aroma has ryeish caramel. Medium-bodied. Caramel-crystal malts, rye, grass. Sweetish amber ale. Ok.