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Brewed by Hyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery (Swan Lake)
Style: Porter
Sasakamimura, Kitakanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (679) - - SEP 15, 2014
Classic porter character, roasted malt, cocoa, coffee beans. Nothing special but quite a drinkable fine porter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
borre_m (272) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
Pours black with tan head. Aroma has roasted malts. Taste has the roasted malts, chocolate some coffee. Very nóve balance. I am not a huge porter drinker, but. loved this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westkyoto77 (522) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 9, 2014
On tap on Bungalow. Rich aromas of black sugar, roasted malt. Sweet, sticky mouthfeel. Warming. Dark chocolate, dates, espresso. Clean mouthfeel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (354) - ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2014
Draft to a plastic cup @ Nippon Craft Beer Festival 2014. Pours dark brown with a small layer of foam. There is definitely some roasted malts and coffee in the aroma. Taste is also multi-layered - at first there is more sweet malts and fruits, following by drier and more roasted aftertaste. Feels quite light for a porter but is quite enjoyable nonetheless. Dark fruits and coffee. Good beer in winter, would go well with pork dishes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4162) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
Draft - Coffee roast and chocolate. Jet black with a decent beige head. Rich dark chocolate with a bit of coffee. Very nice drinkable porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (965) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
Contract brew for Aldgate Pub - Harry Porter Draft to pint glass Coffee, dark chocolate, toasted malt, caramel, Dark black thin lit tan head Chocolate, coffee, quiddich broom (straw and hay)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4634) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at Ant n Bee, August 2013. Black with a small tan head. Both the aroma and taste were dominated by coffee. Also roasted malt and some dark chocolate. Descent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2048) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 9, 2013
Part of their 3900 yen Rakuten Thank You Set. 6% A nice robust Porter. It poured with a brown head and a dark black color. It’s fairly light and easy to drink for a dark beer and goes really well with a brownie. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Dark brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of caffe au lait. Taste is heavily roasted coffee grounds.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (3275) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2013
Tap at the Griffon at Shinjuku. Black colour with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma with some hints of chocolate. Weak flavour of roasted malt.


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