Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Amber Ale
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Rich, exquisitely balanced Amber Ale with flavourful roasted malts and aromatic British hops. All-round food beer, great with spicy foods and hearty winter dishes.
Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black  Hops: Chinook, Cascade  Original Gravity: 1.064

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jaghana (6229) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 15, 2017
Bottle 33cl, a clear copper beer with medium head. Nose is on caramel and light orange. Aroma is on the same, with grain and balrey sugar finish, bit watery.

douglas88 (9573) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2017
On tap at the brewing lab. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. A nice malty toast nose. Rich floral notes, some caramel and toffee, perfume. Very smooth.

LazyPyro (1485) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2017
330ml bottle. Clear dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma: malty, dried fruit, hops, pine. Taste: malts, dried fruits, caramel, spices, resin, hops, bittersweet leading to a bitter finish. Medium body, average carbonation. Quite nice, better as it warmed.

JaKeAFC (1266) - ITALY - JUN 4, 2017
33 cl bottle a friend brought from Tokyo. Dark red to mahogany color, big offwhite head, lacing, persistent. Aroma is tangy, caramel, toasted malts, some fruity overtones, cola candies and earth, resiny hops. Taste is light tart, mild bitter yet sugary. Structured body, finish is punchy. Solid red ale, delicious.

blackisle (2763) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2017
Bottle 33cl. poured into an English pint glass. Clear deep amber, smaal but thick beige creamy head, good retention, good lacing; aroma rosted malts, caramel, dark fruits, raisins, touch of wood; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, roasty, toffee, fruity, raisins; sweetbitter aftertaste, roasted malts, fruity notes, bit of wood; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; well-balanced and tasty amber ale.

djd07 (15342) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2017
Bottle at RateBeer Best. Pours a dark amber with small off white head. The aroma is dark fruit and yeast. Medium body, toasted malt, yeast, light finish, decent.

colui72 (1087) - HONG KONG - JUN 1, 2017
Dark amber/copper, with a medium white head and spotty lacing. Aroma is floral, caramel, ripe fruits. Taste is quite sweet ale malts, caramel, ripe fruits, some citrus in the background, spices, some yeast funk, booze. Medium bodied, with a medium carbonation, astringent bitter finish. Quite a decent ale.

john44 (3341) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2017
Bottle. BB July 2017; Drank May 2017 - Clear reddish brown in colour. Good foamy off-white head. Good lacing. Malty; toasty malts, grainy, caramel / toffee, nutty, chocolate notes. Good hop bitterness, piney hops. Dark fruits, citrus fruit notes. Spicy; peppery. Bittersweet grainy malty and well hopped. Dry and more bitter into finish. (2017-05)

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