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Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Nagano, Japan

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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
YONA YONA means EVERY NIGHT! YONA YONA ALE is exactly the beer you can enjoy Every night! Why don’t you try it in NAGANO?

Note: All different Japanese versions of Yona Yona ale go here, including the Real Ale hand pump version, the so-called "Real Ale" nitro can, keg, and regular can. Under RB rules, these are all the same beer.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (817) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Thanks again to Chris for this one. Pours a bright, slightly hazy golden with a short lived white head. Fruity aroma has pineapple, orange, pear, and melon. The taste contains much of the impressions given by the aroma. However, there is a bitter grainy taste that is quite potent in here as well. It begins fruity, and than gradually is replaced with the graininess that extends into the aftertaste. More light in body with a slick texture. Kind of refreshing actually. Pretty good. Much better than your standard Japanese beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (816) - ITALY - JUL 28, 2016
On tap in Kyoto. Clear yellow, white head. Fruity and straw aroma. Sweet peach flavour, dry hoppy end

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (4920) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
Robe cuivrée et mousse blanche crémeuse qui ne meurt jamais. Au nez, céréales qui ont un âge vénérable et houblons citronnés qui me semblent revivre. Au goût, voilà une pale ale américaine qui manque cruellement de punch ou qui a déjà touchée son chèque de pension. Ceci dit, bien buvable et sans aucun doute meilleur que d’autres trucs jeunes et fougueux.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thellgren (758) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2016
0.33 l can from 7-Eleven, Tokyo. Amber clear with nice head. Fruity and malty taste. Hops also, but more in the bittering way not the modern citrus like dry hopping. Reminds me Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Classic APA style. Pint draught @ The Aldgate, Shibuya, Tokyo (Real Ale version). Amber, clear, no head. At first malts and water - quite mild. Later on when it warms up it will get some bittering hops too. Not as much as in the can version, though.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Can at salthorse. Pours clear orange, nose is light citrus, pine, toffee, taste is sweet, toffee, herbal.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MayumiH (875) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Can at home. Light, crisp. Floral, a little pine and some yuzu peel. Bitter sweet taste. Medium body. It’s ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (5536) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2016
Can @ home. Clear golden colour with a fairly large white head. Smells and tastes quite malty, slightly bitter, slightly hoppy. Quite malty though. Easily drinkable. Thin to medium body, nice carbo

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (1939) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 23, 2016
Can from We Brought Beer Balham - London, UK. Color: clear golden blond beer with no carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: nice hoppy nose, fruity with pine and resin domination. Small caramel finish and toffee. Taste: medium body with good hoppy taste balanced with sweet caramel malt. Toffee and caramel notes. Pine. Good attenuation and really drinkable. Sweet finish. Aftertaste: caramel and pine with wet bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9255) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Can from Salt Horse. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of peach, mango, pineapple. Some resin. Taste is more of the same. Nice tangy finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (1566) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Can. A- Apricot, peach, mango, subtle bitterness, subtle biscuits. A- Golden orange color, clear liquid, white head. T- Apricot, peach, stone fruits, mild bitterness, grassy. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, balanced finish. O- I really like how these Japanese do Pale Ales. They are mild on the bitterness and not aggressive. They show off the juicy fruit side of the hops. This one was delicious.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (9999) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2016
350 ml can. Canned on 16/03. (Selver) Võru, Estonia.
Clear amber golden color with a mid-size white head. The aroma is mild bitterness, sweet fruity hops and some sweetish maltiness. The flavor is a bit harsh hops, moderate bitterness and dryish maltiness. Feels a bit unfresh.


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