Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Nagano, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2014
Can at Bishops Arms, Bellmansgatan, Stockholm. Clear golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy hay aroma, grass, floral notes, citrus notes. Hoppy biscuit flavor, onions, bread, grapes, a bit soapy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Can. Had this on numerous occasions since it was available at many grocery stores. Pour is orange with a white head. Citrus hops aroma and some biscuit. Flavour was well rounded with a fair amount of hoppiness. Didnt realize the ABV was up at 7%. 2014-10-05

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (6133) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2014
350ml can @ Cardinal. Unclear orange body with a medium sized off-white head. Mild aroma of matured fruit and pale malt. Flavor is sweet pale malt, hint of caramel, fruity, ripe fruit and moderate bitterness. Quite plain and straightforward, nothing especially going on here, but no off flavors either. Medium body and moderate aftertaste. A rather plain and slightly sweet beer that might be more of a pale ale than IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremyBrews (2) - Chiba-shi, JAPAN - OCT 16, 2014 does not count
An extremely sessionable IPA. Pretty much the definition of drinkable IPA, at least in the sense that its kind of a cross between IPA and Pale Ale, which is an extremely Japanese craft beer thing to do (bring all malt and hop notes down). Aroma is flowery, head is decent, balance is solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (4011) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2014
Can at APA hotel in Kokura. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Bitter with lots of citric hops notes also some spruce aromas. Tiny hints of caramel malts. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Hoppy and bitter finish. Nice fresh hoppyness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osaka_Maachan (15) - JAPAN - SEP 20, 2014
NOSE: a BANGING tinned mandarin aroma, plus a bit of grapefruit. LOOKS: amber head and a cloudy aztec bronze (?) coloured liquid. TASTE: very bitter, pine + fruit. Like it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (780) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Hazy orange pour with medium off-white head. Nose is weak and malt forward. Notes of Pine, Citrus tempered by a sweeter maltier back. Watery body Bitter finish. Not bad. Would session if it was cheap and widely available. Definitely not the top of the class but pleasant enough

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scipio (867) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Thank you to my brother Chris for this thoughtful gift. Pours a very hazy golden in color with a medium, lingering white head. The aroma is more on the subtle side. It consists of apricot, grapefruit, mango, pineapple, and light pine. The taste is mildly bitter up front which than extends in some sweetness. Its a bit tangy as well. It is heavier on grapefruit that is balanced with pineapple. There is plenty of floral hops in here, as well as mango and lemon. The aftertaste is a mild grapefruit, but it does last quite awhile. Its light to medium in body, with a somewhat sticky texture, with above average carbonation. This one is different than the typical IPA found here in the US. Its is less intense with hops and is focused more towards the citrus aspects. Enjoyable. I think the artwork on these Japanese cans is pretty cool also.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - AUG 20, 2014
Can at ltorget, july 11th 2014. Clear dark golden body with a frothy white head. Light hoppy aroma of peach, apricot, pine. Taste of caramel, pine, weak fruity. Good bitterness with a growing grapefruit sting in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (8884) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Can. Amber beer with a cream head. Light grapefruit and light malt aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with light backing caramel. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine linger with light caramel and light dark fruits.

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