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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, - 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!


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CacheManyHose (354) - HONG KONG - MAY 23, 2015
At Verna's. Smells of toasted cereal/grain, sweet florals. Tastes of semi-sweet blueberry in a slightly chemical way, almost cough syrup-ish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garry_Evans (57) - HONG KONG - MAY 12, 2015
From 35ml can bought at Daiei Supermarket in Oita. Surprisingly good, well-balanced IPA. Clear pale yellow colour with longish-lasting beige head. Aroma of lemony hops, tangerine, sweet spices. Soft on the palate with medium carbonation. Good balance of hoppiness, bitterness and sweet elements. Flavours of cloves, bitter orange, apricot. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dave_M (3) - California, USA - MAY 10, 2015 does not count
A solid, drinkable West-Coast style IPA. Floral aromas, pleasant bitterness, and a smooth, if thin, body. One of the better IPAs in Japan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hens (629) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAY 6, 2015
0.35L can. Clear golden body with fat white top, disappears little, but remaining foam stays. Boiled vegetable and sour milk aroma. Caramellic start, vegetable, lemon peel, corn, grass flavors. Quite standard IPA. Nothing to missed and nothing interesting inserted. Drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762 (150) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 4, 2015
Poured into a SA Perfect Pint showing caramel honey golden with half a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows a lot of steel tank notes and some floral hops with hints of tropical fruit and slight cannabis. The palate is a clean maltiness balanced by the floral hops, a mid palate of steel tank, but a somewhat soft sharp IPA bitterness. Easy to approach and drink, surprisingly a pretty good IPA by a Japanese brewery. gm

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Yamato (31) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 30, 2015
Great aroma. Pinapple, floral, and hoppy. Very bitter, but smooth palate. いいIPA。ガ

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoiberg (8) - - APR 22, 2015 does not count
Recently discovered this beer, not knowing a quality IPA was available from the Lawson stores in Japan. Golden amber colour, high alcohol content but well hidden. Worth sipping slowly. Will seek it out again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skatanarchy (84) - - APR 19, 2015
요-호 브루어리 - 아우니 IPA 7% ABV 밝고 명쾌한 IPA. 좋은 벨런스, 아로마, 신맛이 배제된 감귤류의 단맛, 약한 홉, 프루티한 질감. 무난히 IPA 세계의 마수로 빠져들기 좋은 입문용 IPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4043) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2015
From a 33 cl can. Pours a hazy orange gold with a thick off white head. Intense citrus nose. Delicate flavors of orange and grapefruit. Moderately bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (326) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2015
Can at Osaka hanami. pours pale amber with white frothy head. Big american hop aroma and bitterness with solid malt behind it and some malt sweetness. This is a fine example of an america style IPA and I’m impressed it so good for a beer so readily available in japan.


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