Brewed by Gotemba Kogen
Style: Pilsener
Gotemba-shi, Shizuoka, Japan


on tap


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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maekchu (4054) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUL 19, 2017
Tap at BeerFes Osaka 2017. Zesty citrus aroma. Slightly hazy pale straw color. Flavors of grain, some grassy hopping. Fades a bit quickly in late mid palate. Smooth thin-medium body. Not bad.

shoulderbroken (4256) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle. Dry and crisp, little bite of bitterness, bit of citrus maybe. Finish is grainy. Tastes a bit like sweets, tooty frooties. Not bad.

KansaiBeerLvrs (5373) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 9, 2014
Can direct from the brewery via Rakuten, just 11 days old. 5.5% served in a pilsner glass. It pours a crystal clear light gold with a thick white fluffy space. Earthy, grassy, light noble hop aroma. Nice smooth moothfeel on a light body. The taste is a refreshing crisp grassy flavor with light bitterness & mild crackery malt notes. A surprisingly nice pilsner that hits all the right notes with a great finish, it’s very refreshing with bang on a proper pils profile without any one thing overshadowing another. An impressive start to this tameshi set! Then again I wasn’t expecting much...

biirusaikou (2705) - - SEP 14, 2013
Sweet malt aroma. Honey cereals flavor, clean finish. Simple refreshing local pils, preferred the draft version the can one.

MartinT (10036) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This bubbly, crisp Pils relies on polished cereals and a lean mouthfeel to offer up a quenching experience.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam covers the misty golden.
-Hoppiness is too mild for my liking in the style.
-The flavor profile is generic.
-Aroma is delicate, focusing on refined pils malts.

On tap at Goodbeer Faucets.

larsga (7656) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2012
Small white head. Clear amber body. No real aroma. Dryish-sweet mealy fruity taste. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel, kind of flat. Dryish empty resiny mealy aftertaste with fruity notes. Bland and flat. (0.25l draft at some restaurant in Sendai, Japan.)

jonno (2913) - JAPAN - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle. More Bohemian than German, this is a lovely, soft perfumey pils. A bit of honey, lemon and grass with a soft bitterness. Low carbonation. All in all a well made beer.

minihame2 (747) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2011
One litre can. Thin head that disappears quickly. Colour is clear and very light. Taste is quite neutral with light bitterness.

worldbeertaste (1818) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2011
Grass, malt, vomit smell. Light golden colour with white head. Full body, Dry. Hint of bile. Earthy, and malt. Carbonated. I can’t get past a feeling that I just threw up when I drink it. Bitter aftertaste.

Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2009
Bottle at Hotel Tokyu Inn, Osaka - bought at Hakone National Park. Clear golden - white head. Toasted, grassy, sweetness, light crispy, white bread, hay, grainy, straw, nice light malty, light hoppy, light caramel/diacetyl notes, light citric, light fruity notes. OK.

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