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

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scipio (714) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
My last thank you to Chris for his very thoughtful gift. Pours black with a medium, although short lasting, tan head. The aroma is roasted, with coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and some slight licorice as well. The taste brings out a lot more of the chocolate. Coffee flavors are still there, and there is some smokiness as well. Lighter in body, with an oily and somewhat thinner texture. Short aftertaste that is a smoky coffee. This is a pretty good porter. There is really cool artwork on the can as well.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1573) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
October 24, 2014. Can at home, canned june 2014. Black with a small dense tan head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, ash.. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter ash and roasted malts. Finish is medium bitter with dry roasted and ash notes. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaups (29) - ESTONIA - NOV 20, 2014
Can @De Tolly joogipood, Tartu, Estonia. Pours with active brown head that reduces quickly. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, slightly coffee. Taste of strong dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, mild bitterness. Near perfect porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2147) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2014
Burk från SB. Kolsvart, lågt snabbt försvinnande beige skum. En välgjord relativt klassisk porter, medelstor sötma, kaffe, choklad, mörkbröd, enbärsmust, svartvinbärssaft, lätt efterbesk med lite kärvt kaffe och lite torrare avslutning. Trevlig

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cunningham (4775) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
Decent nice porter. Coffee and mild fruity. A bit dry ending and maybe a bit thin palate.
[Can from Systembolaget web order, Sweden]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (887)
- Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Can in beer and cider bar, Bangkok. Pours very dark brown with minimal head. Aroma is bitter coffee and malts. Quite a thin mouth feel, tastes slightly spiced, star anise, cinnamon and molasses.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
konungen (73) - - OCT 31, 2014
Svart öl med kaffefärgat skum. Doft och smak av choklad, kaffe, mörk rostad malt, sötma. Smått inslag av lakrits och vanilj. Gillar denna! Bra Porter som är hyfsat lättdrucken, men inte på något sätt bäst. Burk från Systembolaget. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JimmyBoy74 (277) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. En helt okay Stout. Men kanske inte så god som jag hoppats på. Men den håller iallafall förstaplatsen av japanare som jag druckit!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3534) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 22, 2014
From a 12 oz can shared at home. Pours a clear dark cola with a tan head. Roasted aroma. Flavors of light coffee and licorice. Silky smooth mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1487) - SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
Mmm, det här var kanske inte så dumt, smaken var fin med rostade toner. Kroppen var helt okej och balansen satt på sin plats, slutsats; trevlig öl!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Can at home. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and dried fruits with oxidized notes. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of chocolate. Sweet and roasted finish.


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