Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Nagano, Japan


on tap

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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Tokyo Black is the second brand at YoHo. A robust porter, well balanced between the malt and the hops. The complex chocolate and roast flavours of dark specialty malts are combined with a floral and slightly spiciness from Perle hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2014
Smak och doft av mörk choklad, kaffe, brunt socker, rostade toner med aningar av laktris, soja och vanilj. Jämn och fin, rund och len. Lagom söt med fin bitterchokladbeska som avrundar det hela.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1497) - FINLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown color with a medium thin brown frothy head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, vanilla and roasted malt. Sweet taste with some bitterness. Smooth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (2076) - FINLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Can@rööperifest. Black, foamy tan head. Roasty nose, dry espresso, pretty good portery aroma. Light med bodied, some sweets. Dark malty, woody. Rather nice.

-- bb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Furseth (1949) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2014
Can: Black colour, big Brown creamy head. Aroma is dominated of coffee, dark choclate, caramelly, sugar, a bit vanilla . Flavor has a nice mix of Sugar, caramelly, coffee, and dark choclate mouth feeling, Thin to medium body, medium coffe chocolate finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (2980) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2014 From a can poured a dark brown color with a small amount of head. Toasted malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2014
Canned from Systembolaget Black with a medium, beige head. Sweetish, roasted aroma with milky chocolate. Chocolate and liquorice in the flavour. Light to medium bitterness, body and sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TychoJames (107) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2014
Burk från systembolaget. Kaffefärgad med stort ljusbrunt skum. Blöt rostad doft av mörk choklad och kaffe. Lätt i munnen utan att på något sätt vara klen. Smaken går åt mörk choklad. Trevlig beska

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamTheBarrel (409) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2014
350ml can poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is opaque brownish black with a large creamy thick tan head with good retention. Aroma of milk chocolate, roasted malts and muscovado. Flavours of milk chocolate, roasted malts, muscovado and a hint of coffee. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium-light bitter. Palate is medium-full bodied, creamy texture and average carbonation. Overall a great porter and one of the best beers I have tasted from East Asia.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klas (265) - SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
Can from Systembolaget (36 SEK). Limited aroma of toasted malts and coffe. Really good taste. By far the best Japanese beer I have tried.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3317) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
350 ml can at the inlaws. Black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, a bit burnt, some chlorine or chlorinated water and some minerals. Taste is very creamy, cocoa, dry chocolate, minerals with a finish with minerals and cocoa. Nice one

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