Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison

overall
92
88
style
Brewed by Tamamura-Honten (Shiga Kogen Beer)
Style: Saison
Yamanouchi, Shimotakai district, Nagano prefecture, Japan
Serve in Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
No commercial description

A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.6
Tide (4336) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2017
Draught at Brewdog Tokyo. Bitter taste with citrus, toast, ripe fruits, hops and spices. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, toast, hops, ripe fruits and spices. Excellent saison.

3.7
jinroh (2270) - ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2017
Really, I haven’t rated this? Pours clear golden with some white foam, leaves nice lacings. Full on sweet and spicy aroma, farmhouse style saison. Some honey and fresh apple jam. Taste brings out more of that yeast spice - but its hoppy and herbal. Sweetness in the nose was misleading, it feels pretty dry, nice long spicy hop linger in the finish. Sort of a hop classic for me from Shiga Kogen.

3.8
the_beergery (116) - - JUN 2, 2017
On tap, pulled into a tulip beer flight glass. Appearance is a hazy golden-yellow hue, topped with a relatively thin and transient white head of froth. Aromas released are mainly hoppy and citrus in nature, plenty of fruity, zesty flavours, as well as more subtle earthy, dough flavours. Taste is dominated by the earthy and yeasty farmhouse saison flavours, overlaid with more subtle hoppy bitter-sweetness, which then persist into the long finish. Brewers have achieved what they set out to do, to hop up a traditional saison, and this lends itself to a very tasty and refreshing brew!

3.7
60minuteman (1765) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2017
Bottle from Hiranoya. Aroma is peppercorn, wheat, grass and citrus. High carbonation and semi-dry finish which is relatively more compared to most Japanese brews I’ve had so far. Full body. Finishes tart and fruit with spices, grass and straw notes.

3.8
faroeviking (11213) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - APR 13, 2017
Botella. Unclear thin golden colour, small white head. Fruity yeasty and estery aroma with light spice and yeast. Flavour is sweet, yeasty, fruity and spiced softly like with ester, soft and really yummy indeed, some alcohol in the far finish. A sweeter more soft and actually for me more pleasant saison compared to many other versions (Belgians mainly).

3.5
belgis (521) - - APR 13, 2017
White head that fades. Aroma of mandarins, dough, lemon, grass, Medium bodied.Apricots , citrus and dough. Strong bitterness.

3.4
Rasmus40 (21977) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle brought home from Japan by a friend. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, citrus, light spicy and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 260317

3.5
JaKeAFC (1283) - ITALY - DEC 15, 2016
Ginga kogen indian summer hoppy saison On tap at craft heads shibuya. Pale yellow color clear white head decent lacing. Hoppy notes upfront resiny american hops with spices some orange and pale malts backing. Some starch or yeast in the finish, quite floral, nice.

2.8
bbertels (508) - NORWAY - NOV 19, 2016
Backlog. Draught at Druggists beer bar, Singapore. Quite nice aroma, some yeast, some citrus. Well-balanced taste at first sip but not really long-lasting and then slightly water. A mixed bag but overall OK.

3.9
douglas88 (9625) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 3, 2016
On tap at HOTD. Pours a clear yellow color with a large white head. A big citrus nose, toast, fresh oranges. The flavor is more of the same, lead by sweet citrus, biscuit dry malt, light sweetness. Very fresh and flavorful. Awesome.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6
A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5