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


on tap

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3922) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 23, 2012
330ml can. Vibrant bright orange colour with a bit of haziness. Deep dirty white head. Loads of citrus hop aromas that are very nice, as is the flavour and the long lasting hop aftertaste. A great Japanese beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4320) - Georgia, USA - NOV 3, 2011
350mL can. Blue w/ white smiley. Heavenly aroma of hops. Pale orange pour; tall foam, off-white color. Smells of caramel and biscuit malts, hop florals, a touch of citrus hops. Flavor of crisp malts; grassy herbal hops. Perfect balance. Sweet malt has a taste of honey. Hops have a creeper of bitterness, sharp citrus rind. Bitterness is like no other. Lingers like an American IPA should (except this one is Japanese). Very under-rated. Again, perfect balance for style. Equal in quality to Tokyo Black.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Can from Smith Street Cellars. Nice balance. Aromas of caramel, citrus, nuts, hints of grass. Taste is sweet and bitter, with long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Amber, with a frothy head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AlutisLt (56) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JAN 31, 2015
japoniškas kraftinis IPA (pirkta Estijoj). nieko ypatingo. ipa kaip ipa. kokybiška ir skani. 22 balai.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4135) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2013
Can from secretsint, thanks!! Aroma is big floral, fruity and piney hops, some caramel malt in the back. Nice. Flavour is quite dry, medium bitter, very hoppy, fruits, pine and light floral. Very nice! Go Japan!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Copey13 (2) - Yonago City, JAPAN - JAN 26, 2014 does not count
There is a refreshing citrus-based fruity taste to this ipa. The hoppy aftertaste is strong, resulting in an almost bitter/sour flavour that lingers on the tongue. I really like this ale, but my choices are limited due to living in a small town in Japan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czlowiekwiadro (301) - POLAND - APR 5, 2014
bardzo intensywny, chmielowo-sosnowo-cytrusowy zapach. ciemnozłoty kolor i porządna piana. gorzki, cytrusowo-chmielowy smak, dość pełne. pozostawia pozostawia miły grejpfrutowy posmak. bardzo porządna ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1123) - SPAIN - MAY 17, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2014 Lata de 35 cl, adquirida en un Max Valu de Nagoya, Japon. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, ligeramente resinoso y a malta.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3337) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2014
Can at APA hotel in Kokura. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Bitter with lots of citric hops note’s also some spruce aromas. Tiny hints of caramel malts. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Hoppy and bitter finish. Nice fresh hoppyness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadizTyyr (6) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 10, 2014 does not count
The face on the can laughing at you tells the story very well - decent bitter hoppy IPA with a strong hazelnut aftertaste. Straightforward.

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