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


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RATINGS: 318   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1518) - San Salvador, - JUL 18, 2012
Can: Pitch black & heavy. Roasted aroma with a slight welcoming bitterness. Food Pairing: Blackened Fish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4750) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2060) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lobs_ols (322) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hens (588) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - APR 28, 2015
0.35L can. Black body with beauty black head. Stays. Vanilla, smoke, coffee aroma. Toffee, v.light smoke, raisin, flavours. Taste is too light for porter, but anyway it is good job. Milky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (258) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1046) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slaktmasken (65) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (308) - 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.

   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,

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