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Brewed by Kizakura Sake Brewing Co. Ltd.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kyotos first local beer in 1995. It has a good aroma, and is crisp and rich. We have used our own Fushimi water, and Seishu sake yeast for a slight sake-like aroma in this mellow, pale-gold beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (44094) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is grassy, toasted malty. Smooth fruity, citrusy and bitter. Toasted malty. Bitter and slight fruity finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (36911) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015
A hazy golden beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (27737) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle at Ungstrup. Hazy amber colored with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass. Fruity flavor of hops and grass. Hoppy finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (24783) - Tyres, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Clear pale yellow, brief head. Fruity/ricey nose. Sweetish with plenty of green apples and rice. Well rounded light body and a tingle of alcohol. While the rice may be quite nice the green apples are not.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (20811) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2017
Can at the lodging in Kyoto - picked up at 7-Eleven. Pours clear gold, effervescent, with a creamy white head. The nose has some white bread, a little honey, dough. Light-medium sweet flavour with notes of pae grains, simple white bread, low bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with more sweet, pae bread, some grainy accents, white sugar. Very, very basic.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rlgk (18843) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2010
Bottle. Golden color, small head. Malty, somewhat fruity aroma. Bad vegtable flavor, some corn and a rather weak finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (17314) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle (from Kyoto, sampled in Nagoya)
Hazy yellow color, medium-sized white head. Sweetish fruity and a bit grainy aroma. Light-bodied. Malty, rice-like grainy flavors. Spicey hoppyness. Clean, somewhat watery although has nice malt flavor with some hoppyness. Aftertaste has light citrus.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (15814) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2016
330ml bottle (Pothouse, Tallinn)
Sweet fruity estery aroma. Sweetish starchy taste. Watery palate. Pretty weak, a bit starchy. Finish does have some bitter hops.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2009
Bottle at Ks Hostel, Kyoto. Cloudy golden - white head. Toasted, fruity, rice, sharpness, light sake taste, dryness, crispy. Plain - but a ok pale lager.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gnoff (10152) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2010
At a beer tasting on JMune 5, 2010, thanks to deft!
Hazy golden color, white head. Sweet, apple taste. Sweet apple scent. Thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.


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