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Brewed by Sankt Gallen Brewery
Style: Barley Wine
Atsugi-shi, Japan
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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fly (1486) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2008
Don’t know if I would call this amazing, but it certainly was remarkable. According to Chad, many Japanese micros are rather nondescript and that absolutely does not apply to this. Exceptionlly dry, possibly due to use of honey? If not, there is at least a flavor hinting at it, tannic quality and what seemed like a woodiness to it. Very interesting and enjoyable and wish I had been a bastard and taken more than my fair share. Thanks Chad.

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lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2008
Thanks to aceofhearts for sharing this awesome beer!
"The diablo" pours a light muddy chocolate brown with a light beige head. Smell is light and bright, fresh malt with just a hint of alcohol. Taste is pretty hoppy up front with earthy and piney hops and dark and toasty malt. Beyond that, there is an oaky drying characteristic. Slightly bubbly mouthfeel. Really nice woodsy and hoppy toasty malt combo. As good as it is unique. Thanks again.

4.4
oberabcbbsok (692) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - SEP 27, 2007
A full bodied beer with a good bitter aftertaste. Drunk in Ushi-Tora Tokyo. Very good

3.7
IslandHaole (1268) - Misawa, JAPAN - MAR 20, 2007
The nightcap from Ushitona with TimE. Clear ruby/orange color with a tiny ring of off-white as a head. Sweet cotton candy, light pine hops. A sticky sweet malty taste up front as it fades through the middle leaving a lingering grapefruit peel bitter follow. Another tasty Ji-biru!

3.9
jonno (2762) - JAPAN - FEB 24, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2009 A very potent brew, with a very sweet nose, that hits powerfully on the first sip. Some definite, candi sugar and caramel notes

3.8
Capa (3303) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2008 Pours a deep ruby/brown. Aroma is fruits, sweet malts and slight alcohol. Full bodied and properly carbonated. Flavor was of sweet molasses, s touch of roasted malts, hops, and a bit of dark fruits. Finished with some bitterness and a some alcohol warmth. Very tasty.

4
TimE (5827) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 15, 2007
Hazy deep amber color. Peaches, apples and citrusy notes along with some subtle cookies. Full on hops, hit the mouth ( definetely an American Barley) at the start. Palate is well balanced with some caramel notes. Finishing bitter with notable malt presence as well. Well made


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