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Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Nagano, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5263) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2011
Can. Amber bodied with a tall, dense, lively white head. Spicy hops, caramel, sweet malt and tropical fruit in the nose. Taste is big spicy hops, sweet malt, caramel notes, citrus fruit and tropical fruit. Body is medium with a moderate, foamy carbonation. Finishes with more spicy hops, zesty citrus, sweet malt, chewy caramel and tropical fruit notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
vtafro (3489) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2011
Can? at Max and Jess’s housewarming.Golden pour with some white head. Floral citrus, some sweeter malt, like caramel. Flavors are sweet caramel, honey lighter earthy and citrus hop tones.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2011
Can. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a white head. Has a malty hoppy citrus aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty slightly herbal hoppy citrus flavor with hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - NOV 4, 2010
Just found this gem in my trip to Tokyo today. Nice color, deep gold, light amber with a foamy off-white head. Toasty malts and grapefruit in the nose. A sweet cookie dough malt with piney hops, nice! Smooth feel, not too much carbonation, for a Japanese made canned beer, this is quite good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6603) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2010
Had this at Max and Jess’s housewarming, can brought back from RBSG courtesy of KyotoLefty. Pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Honey and citrus, caramel. Crisp honey and citrus. Earthy grapefruit and malt on the end.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tim Webb (229) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2010
In a can. ’Blue Devil’. Not-so-American pale ale. Maybe a Japanese take on the American version of British pale ale for India. Is IPA about to circumnavigate? Are those Goldings hops? Needs a bit more work to be as good as Yona Yona.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6926) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2010
Thanks to jdubFL for this treat. The can pours deep gold with copper hues and white head. The aroma is sweet with malts, sweet rose pedals and berry like fruitiness followed by faint roasted maltiness. The taste is spicy hops with mild flavor hops in the background as well as echoes of pine hops and citrus. There’s a thin strata of malty to faintly roasty malts deep in the background.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11123) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2010
Can at Beerwarming Party. Pours a mostly clear gold with a medium, white head. Sweet, citrus hop aroma with some malts. Sweet flavor, too, with light honey and fruity hops. Medium in body with average carbonation. Finishes rather bitter with light earth and grass. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puzzl (3251) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Can from KyotoLefty. Kind of slimy aroma, UK hops, caramel. Odd, maybe too old. Crispy lettuce flavor, dandelion, rather bitter. Some wormwood. Not the best.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (6711) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2010
Cheers to jdubfl for sharing this can. golden color, white head. aroma and flavors, sweet and malty with underlying bitter citrus hop profile. Tasty beer but found it to be a tad too sweet and on the malt side for an IPA.


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