Brewed by Hyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery (Swan Lake)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Sasakamimura, Kitakanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan
Serve in Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (620) - Kobe, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2014
Aroma: Smoky, hint of boiled egg (!), a bit stinky, lemon/white grapefruit, yeast, wheat. Palate: Light-bodied, firm carbonation. Flavor: Pear, wheat, lemon. Hint of banana on mid-palate that grows on the finish which is long and shows lemon all the flavors blended together. Comment: Some complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2410) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle bought in La Cachette, Kagurazaka. Colour is hazy amber, touch of orange, thin white head. Nose is touch yeasty, clove, and a lot fo orange and lemon citrous. Taste is very light a weizens tend to be in Japan. Taste is orange first on the tongue then bit of spice, clove and citous zest. Touch watery body though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - APR 25, 2015
Draught at Burgermania. Classic weizen profile, banana bread, mildly creamy, touch of lemon and pepper. Fairly average and unexciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Cloudy yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of clove and banana. Taste is spiced banana bubblegum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7316) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2012
Big offwhite head. Hazy opaque pale yellow body. Faintly vinegary herbal aroma with mealy citric spice notes. Dry-sweetish peach and banana taste with cloves notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish oily herbal fruity aftertaste. Very mild and clean. Nice. (0.27l draft at Popeye, Tokyo. Menu said it was 5%.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (3513) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 15, 2014
On tap at Cafe Bar Hobbit. Fresh gentle banana nose with a bit of yeast. Light bright cloudy lemon juice color. Moderately tart initial / light fruity mid / final fades quickly, with a slight residual sweetness. Thin body. All very mild, limted flavor profile. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (4831) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
On tap at Grillman Japan Craft Beer and Wine, Nagoya. Hazy golden to orange with a white head. Fruity, wheaty and yeasty aroma, as expected. Medium ripe bananas with some spicy notes. Moderate to medium sweet with quite nice wheaty flavours and a mild acididty. Fairly tasty and quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (2565) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 13, 2015
On tap at Pub Edo in July 2014. Pale straw color with a foamy white head. Aromas of clove, banana, wheat and citrus. Has a kind of sour-like funkiness coming out as well. Taste is mostly wheat with banana. Fairly thin-bodied with an overly carbonated texture. Really just OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
melush (2949) - SPAIN - MAY 15, 2016
Tap / Tirador. @ Vector Beer Factory, Tokyo, Japon. A: Hazy golden / Dorado turbio. T/S: Wheat, banana, slightly citrusy / Trigo, banana, ligeramente citrico.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pictoman (938) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
Poured from the tap at Bungalow. Very cloudy yellow with white head. Clove, banana, wheat, but a bit too light.

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