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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (4499) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Can during 2nd Annual Midlands tasting group; dark brown almost black pour with a soapy light tan head, aroma has roast coffee, taste has red fruits, coffee, ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (230) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 27, 2015
Pours pitch black with sparse white foam on top. The nose shows a simple dark chocolate and roasted coffee. The palate is extremely light bodied with a bitterness that tends to stem much more from the hops than anything else. A light roasted malt flavor permeates throughout but it’s otherwise a porter made for the Japanese palate. To afraid to try bolder or stronger flavors.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnoaksson (758) - , SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2015
"Det ska ändå blandas i magen", är en vanlig kommentar när tallriken ser ut som en katastrofscen. Tokyo Black Porter kan man på liknande vis ursäkta med stickrepliken: "Den ska ändå pissas ut." Vatten under broarna, öl under bältet - drick och glöm, helt enkelt.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dojken (358) - - MAY 21, 2015
Burk. Svag arom med fina ladgårdstoner. Svaga smaker med lite kaffearomer. Även beskan är svag. Något för svag porter!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (3264) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 20, 2015
Can sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks David Cohen. Black with dark tan head. A little sugar and some soy sauce aroma, also a little floral and roasty. Soy, roastiness, a little rich milk chocolate and then some nuts. Smooth, quite carbonated, full body, roasty finish with some raisins.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (485) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2015
Pours black with a nice frothy tan head. Nose is coffee and dark chocolate, a little spice, slightly floral. Just like the description. Flavor is mellow roasted coffee, milk chocolate creaminess, a little dark chocolate, plum, caramel. Medium body, slightly spiky carbonation. Not bad, a little over carbonated for my tastes but I like the flavor profile.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12430) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2015
Cardinal 011114. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, tye, coffee. Flavour is roasted malt, rye, coffee, chocolate. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet berries, vanilla, toasted malt. Light body, flavour as the aroma, milk chocolate, medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2164) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAY 3, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, slightly treacly pour, small creamy brown head, almost completely opaque black color,c aroma of dark bread and some soy and coffee with something charred, flavor of dark honey, dark bread and caramel with a hint of cola, quite sweet. Very easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lobs_ols (394) - LATVIA - MAY 2, 2015
Black, medium beige head. Yeast, roastiness, caramel and cocoa on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet with roasty notes, finishes a bit watery, but overall rather nice.


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