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

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fatehunter (1528) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Poured into a tulip glass. Jet black with a finger of tan head. A good nose of burnt malt, but rounds out with roasted malt. Heavy hitter on the burnt malt in the taste. I like it. Joined by nice bitterness makes it "gripping". Hint of milk but the burnt malt reigns supreme. On the creamy side, smoother, bubbles on the tongue. Medium body. A tasty, standard porter.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (251) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 26, 2015
Black body, nice tan head. Sweet aroma with malts, brown sugar and chocolate. Taste is quite neutral though, slightly bitter and dry in the end. Oily and slick mouthfeel, mild carbonation. An enjoyable porter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorgosh (290) - - APR 24, 2015
Vad i hela friden är det som händer. Porter...från Japan...i Sverige. Man tar sig för pannan och tar gärna ännu en bara de inte vore så förbannat sällsynta.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1040) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Cask at Bakushu Club Popeye, Tokyo. Solid black. Tan head and lace. Light malty aroma. Taste is fat maltiness, sugary molasses. Decent porter but not really enough depth to satisfy. Also had high hopes for it being cask but the cask treatment didn’t seem to help it much.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slaktmasken (64) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
Can bought at systembolaget. Pours Jet black with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma. Taste is pretty thin. I expected a bit more from this one to be honest.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (305) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2015
Can at hanami. pours pitch black with tan head. chocolate and toffee malt on the nose, a hint of roast, slightly sweet with mild bitter finish. Delicious, fantastic porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Intsr (53) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 23, 2015
Aroma: caramel, bread, chocolate, roasty, smoke. Appearance: black, tan foam. Taste: tar,light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. Palate: light body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1528) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
From a can listed as Shinsyu Porter. Aroma is malt, roasty, chocolate and licorice. Taste is medium sweet leading to a light roasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1690) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2015
Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, hint of smoke. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Quite nice Porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (511) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2015
Can @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours black with brownish head. Aroma of roasted malts, milk coffee, some herbal notes. Taste of roaste malts, a bit watery, slight sweetness, coffee, some bitterness, some spicyness in aftertaste. Drinkable but nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (191) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 20, 2015
Aroma: caramel, bread, chocolate, roasty, smoke. Appearance: black, tan foam. Taste: tar,light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. Palate: light body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter,


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