KyotoLefty (9528) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 25, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml bottle at Asahiya, shared among a group. Banana wheat nose, rich and estery. Sweet, rich, cloying wheat flavor with bananas and esters. Full bodied, heavy and cloying. Very unexceptional, like a rather mediocre wiezenbock. Might work in 10 years, but a rip-off at this price (¥2,680 retail).