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Brewed by Kizakura Sake Brewing Co. Ltd.
Style: Kölsch
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is Kyoto’s first craft beer. Kölsch is slightly fruity aroma. Soft and smooth taste.

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2.3
flying_pig (1648) - SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2017
350ml Can from Liquor Market Kent Boy's, Kyoto (¥324):
This one was a very poor & disappointing beer that seemed weak & well past its best despite the fact that it was well within date going by the writing on the can & only being brewed two months prior. There was slightly more going on with the taste than there was with the nose but it was still one-dimensional & basic with some grassy flavours & hay further on. The name on the can was a bit of a misdirection as well, it's definitely more of a kölsch than it is pale ale; not one that I'd recommend.

2.3
WVHouseofBeer (1106) - West Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2017
Eh this is only just a bit better than a standard pale lager. Slight biscuit/sweet aromas and flavors. Very forgettable

2.4
DSG (15237) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 31, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tom L's place. Thanks Tom L. Golden. Graininess, minerals, a bit of vegetables, a bit sweetish, bitterish finish, rather light-bodied.

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JuanCC (149) - Valencia, SPAIN - AUG 16, 2017
Primera cerveza artesana de Kioto según el cervecero. Una Ale muy suavecita, con ligeras notas de plátano, pan blanco y algunas notas de lúpulos nobles también muy suaves. No está mal, si no tienes más que industriales para elegir.

2.2
fonefan (51136) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2017

Bottle 330ml. @ [ The Stat Improver Tasting ] - Saxo, Højbjerg - Aarhus, Denmark.

[ As Kizakura / Kyoto Bakushu Kölsch ].
Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, old malt, vegetables, light floral - old grassy hops. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, old malt - hops, vegetables, light floral - old grassy hops. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20170617]
4-3-4-3-8

3.1
faroeviking (11220) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 17, 2017
Botella. Clear golden colour, rather small head. Aroma is sweet with malt and some fruit. Sweet like flavour, malty, fruitish herbal, dry like.

2.5
Camons (13338) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ Johns. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, light bread, old grassy hops. Flavor is sweet, malt, grainy, caramel, old hops. Medium body, average carbonation, light sweet finish. 5-2-5-3-10. 170617

2.4
Grumbo (3981) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle at Højbjerg tasting. Pours clear golden to amber with a small white head. Aroma of malt, light hop and floral notes. Quite sweet with an odd underlying bitterness. Light body, oily texture, average carbonation.


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