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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Black rice beer aged on plums.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pdx77 (1717) - Oregon, USA - JAN 25, 2013
On draught at Roscoe’s. Light refreshing plum taste on top of an almost pale profile. Really tasty fruit beer.


3.8
jgb9348 (6478) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2017
Hazy golden and copper coloured body with a small, single to perhaps two centimetres tall off-white head. Aroma of plums, rice, grain, sour berries, light yeast and a dose of flowers and perfume. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive grain and alcohol flavours at first with some plum, rice, earth and deeper malts along with some sour berries, yeast and sugar complexities. Aftertaste is fairly well balanced with a nice complexity of fruits, yeast and grain, while also showing sugars and a hint of sourness, mainly from the fruits, but also a touch from the yeast, it seems. Overall, I like what they did with this one and made it complex, yet approachable, and with specialty grains, but with enough ’traditional’ flavours. Good to sample and well worth finding if you like japanese or specialty grain-based beers. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Seattle (Westlake), Washington [State] on 18-February-2016 for US$8,99 sampled at home in [the real] Washington across this fine country on 07-July-2017.

3.2
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2016

Draught @ CBC 2016 [ Green Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016, Oksnehallen Vesterbro, Halmtorvet 11, 1700 Copenhagen, Denmark.

[ As Gigantic Ume Umai ].
Light unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt ,fruity malt, rice water, plum. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, pale malt, sweet malt, rice, plum notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160514]
6-3-7-3-13

3.2
bulldogops (2907) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2016
Rating #2257 - 2015.12.15 - Draught @underground_yeg - Pours like pink grapefruit juice should. Aroma is plum, earth, wet muskrat. Taste is a light plum/prune juice sweetness, a soggy earth note. Intriguing..

3.2
Borup (15320) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2016
From tap at CBC 2016. Amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, yeast, plum and sourness.

3.1
altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 1, 2016
[24/12/15] Bottle from Clackamas Town Center: Nice amber body with white head. Nose is floral, grainy. Taste if malts rice and plums. Nice Japanese style beer.

1.8
Hoponmate (309) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 28, 2016
I want this to work but it just doesn’t. It smells bad it looks bad and it tastes bad. Its essentially a Budweiser with a tiny tart taste of plum. If you search real hard for it. Needs more plum!!

1.6
explosivedog (1612) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 28, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2016 650ml bottle. Looks pretty bad, a hazy, off pink brown. Aroma is awful. Acid, and nothing else. Smells like a warm Budweiser, and it was served straight from the fridge. Flavour is better. Still Budweiser like but some plum too. Really not a good beer.

3
McWorta (1633) - LUXEMBOURG - SEP 2, 2016
Opaque quince colour with nearly no head. Aromas of straw, barnyard, light funk and floral plum juice develop. Soft carbonation, watery, lean body. Light sweet-sour. Short finish.

3.5
sulawang (1197) - - AUG 16, 2016
Visual: Pours opaque cloudy marmalade orange with a smallish but ultra-long lasting "it’s alive"/nano foamy retention, all-encompassing clusters of active streams.

Nose: light plummy toasted barley malt with tang, farty barley malt (lvl-4)-pungency

Attack: slick-almost NO2 creamy, crisp

Mid-palate: tingly-tangy, (lvl-4-sweetness), light sour plum, background sweet barley malt, grainy earthy rice

Finish: plum tanginess, light pukey, a touch of saltiness, slight dry barley malt roughness, very subtle bitterness.

Summary: Lots of crispness in this one, balanced well with a tanginess that lays just beneath the fruity flavour, holding its hand along the way. Slight dry roughness at the finish but otherwise very drinkable, 7.5% ABV undetectable.

3.1
daje (4535) - NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
CBC 2016 Green session. Dark golden body, white head. Aroma of plums, grain, earth. Fruity yeast taste with grain and banana. Boozy finish with a sweet malt aftertaste. Forgettable.


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