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style
Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 715   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Japanese Classic Ale is a recreation of the first Japanese beer made in the Edo period. Please enjoy the Japanese taste, aged in ceder barrels like the old IPA style method from England.

Hop: Chinook, Perle, Kent Golding
Malt: Pale, Munich, Crystal
SRM: 11

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3.2
fonefan (51126) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2009
Bottle 330ml.
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, rice, carame, old malt, pepper. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, and a moderate to heavy peppery finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090320]

3.1
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Dry malty and slight malty aroma. Flavour has a distinct rice-malty base flavour with a light citric bitterness coming through. Dry malty and slight rice like. Ends dry.

3.7
Ungstrup (38423) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma is sweet with strong spicy notes as well as strong notes of cedarwood. The flavor is very spicy, cinnamon etc. As weel as strong notes of cedarwood, leading to a dry woody and spicy finish. Very Interesting.

3.6
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle. Hazy orange red coloured with a small off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of alcoholc and wood. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and liquorice with notes of alcohol, wood and dried fruits. Warming alcoholic finish.

3.7
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small white head. Hasa fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with some hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish. with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.6
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2011
Bottled. Amber colour, big off-white head. Aroma is fruits, marzipan, quite sweet nutmeglike notes as well as some mild spices. Flavour is wood, mild smoked wet things as well as spices and quite nutty. Mild vanilla. Very different, yet pleasant brew.

3.7
Travlr (26130) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Cloudy golden brown, thin tan head. Aroma of orange/citrus. Tastes of cinnamon and clove, dry and a bit hoppy, with lemon and pepper coming in late. Haven’t had anything like this since Tolly Cobbold’s IPA from Ipswich, which hasn’t been brewed in about 10 years. Worth seeking out.

3.8
cgarvieuk (25992) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Bottle at home 7.5% ...copper ... big white head ... sweet little spicy hop ... peppery ... little floral in nose ... big resins hop ... quite fruity with a bitter linger ... definit pepperyness .. quite nice.

4.4
omhper (25750) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2010 Bottled. Hazy amber, rich firm head. Strong perfumy cedar aroma. Medium sweet and medium bodied Densely malty with this very evident and unique woody cedar character. Fruity, yet elegant with piney bitter finish. Interesting, unique and mindblowingly tasty!

3.5
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2009
14th August 2008. Hazy red amber beer. Initially a little malty but then blooms to a rich woody taste that I assume is the cedar casks gift to this beer. Not sweet and vanilla like oak but aromatic and strong. Dry woody finish. Off the beaten track!


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