Yellow Ape Craft

Mayor: KyotoLefty (7) | Taps: 30 |
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Beers At Yellow Ape Craft

NameABVEntered
Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Imperial Indian Summer Saison 8.5%4/18/2016
Ushi-Tora Uetake #078 / Kyoto Brewing Kyoto Jihen4.4%4/18/2016
Ushi-Tora Uetake #059 Orange Irechaimashita6.8%12/14/2015
Shonan IPA HBC 3426%12/14/2015
Epic Sour Apple Saison8.5%11/21/2015
BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Holy Moose5.5%11/21/2015
Ise Kadoya Mocha French Coffee Stout5%11/21/2015
Kyoto Brewing Yosano no Chosen4.8%10/21/2015
Stone / Ecliptic / Wicked Weed Points Unknown IPA9.5%10/11/2015
Coronado 19th Anniversary9%10/11/2015
Stone 19th Anniversary Thunderstruck IPA8.7%10/9/2015
Stone Stochasticity Project HiFi+LoFi Mixtape8.8%10/6/2015
Baird ESBaird6.2%10/6/2015
Minoh Beer x Kamikaze Harakiri IPA6%10/6/2015
Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin6.5%8/28/2015
Kyoto Brewing Shunkashuto -- Summer 4.8%8/28/2015
Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA6%8/28/2015
Iwate Kura Yoitsugi8%8/28/2015
Minoh 18th Anniversary Stout0%8/8/2015
Kyoto Brewing Natsu no Kimagure 20155.4%7/6/2015
Ise Kadoya Hoppy Poter (Porter)6%6/10/2015
Mikkeller Citrus Dream4.6%6/10/2015
Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA7.5%6/9/2015
Baird Bureiko Jikan Golden Ale8.5%5/20/2015
Beer Buddy American IPA6%5/18/2015
Beer Buddy Le Lien5%5/18/2015


80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
KansaiBeerH8ers  (9) , Japan | May 3, 2016
One of my go-to spots for a reasonable priced pint any day of the week. Food is good, love to smash out their nomihoudai when the taps are exciting. Usually among the first places to put on a beer new to the area.
62
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou  (308) , | June 26, 2015
Small local beer joint. Ok japanese tap list, cover charge, average snacks, clueless staff, uncomfortable seating... Fairly unimpressed on a first visit, doubt I will go back anytime soon.
76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Ferris  (990) Burnaby, British Columbia | December 4, 2013
Trendy and pretty little bar downtown. Barr is tiny but you can sit upstairs. Beer menu is good, with lots of varieties including 4 barley wines when we went. Snacks are provided and were very nice.
60
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 4/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 2/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
HKAndy  (16) , Japan | August 18, 2013
Iíll give it a third chance at some point, but I had a second underwhelming experience here. The staff just isnít pleasant, and the selection is not good enough to overcome this, especially given the nearby bars in the area. The tsukidashi is also just not very good. Choice doesnít matter when you donít enjoy the calories.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken  (315) Tokyo, Japan | July 6, 2013
Thanks again to KL. Finished the night here, and it was a good place to end up. Decent selection of stuff. •300 cover but at least you get to pick what you have. Had a few beers I had been wanting to try and the staff were very friendly. Bit cramped maybe, but donít you just call that intimate if you want it to be a good thing?
70
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (468) Kyoto, Japan | January 1, 2013
A nice place near Kitahama station, very clean and simple interior which would be great for a date. The 320 yen table charge was a bit disappointing (though you could choose a nice little appetizer so it is not too bad) and the staff didnít seem to know the ABVís of the beers on tap but were really friendly and apologized for the lack of an English menu but it was available on their website in English. They have 30 taps but not all of them are in use yet, nice variety though with the menu split into: White beer, stouts, others, etc. A nice place.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
maekchu  (125) Hirakata, Japan | December 29, 2012
Fairly small bar. 30 taps, all Japanese micros on the night we went. Good menu of solid pub grub: salads, pizza, fritters, etc. Friendly atmosphere, though the staff seemed tired. They seemed to really know the beers they serve. Good pours and very fast service, too. Standing bar space for maybe 10 people, very tight against the front windows along one side. Upstairs has four tables. The bar is right over the cooking area, so it can get quite warm and the cooking smells tend to interfere with the beer experience.
74
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty  (624) Kyoto, Japan | December 29, 2012| Updated December 7, 2014
30 taps include 2 hand pumps; mostly Japanese craft, 4-5 imports. Prices quite reasonable, pints start at less than •800. •300 charge included your choice of a small appetizer. These were pretty good. Beers were in good shape. The lineup was, as in the case of many new bars lately, solid, but not quite inspiring, meaning that there were few seasonals or hard-to-find beers. Hopefully that will get tuned in. Less than 10 minutes from Q-Brick and a bit more to Beer Belly, so this should bring the whole area up a notch. Service is very fast and attentive. I like this place more and more as I go, though it is small.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
hE5AdEv3qeqAsU5r  (10) , | October 16, 2012
Much smaller than I expected considering they have 30 taps. Downstairs is mostly taken up by the kitchen and tap system, but thereís a small bar with 3 stools and the rest standing. Waiters have to go outside and come in through another door to get to some of the bar customers, itís that tight. Upstairs is very well done though I didnít sit up there. I have no idea how theyíre going to push 30 kegs at a time with so few seats. Big list of Japanese craft beers, but nothing interesting, very few strong beers, and not much I wanted to drink. Food was decent enough, though I just had a pizza. Prices were very reasonable, most expensive pint was around 1000 yen. Enjoyable, nice looking place, but nothing unique.

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