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Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Nagano, Japan

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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tokyo Black is the second brand at YoHo. A robust porter, well balanced between the malt and the hops. The complex chocolate and roast flavours of dark specialty malts are combined with a floral and slightly spiciness from Perle hops.

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3.3
mile (4005) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Can. Very dark brown, average to large and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, ligh coffee, light hoppyness. Body is , medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint roastiness and light coffee, light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, faint roastiness and light coffee, light hoppyness. OK porter with roastiness - not too sweet/too much coffee. Nice head.

3.7
PotjeBier (3506) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2017
Approx. 12 oz. can @ home. Black color. Beige head with short retention. Aroma's: roasted malts, umami, drop. Retronasal it' roasted, drop, molasses, umami. Flavor is roasted, light bitter, light sweet. Light bodied. Roast gets stronger and turns into a moderate bitterness. Pretty good.

2.9
onceblind (10109) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2017
Black hue with thick light beige head. Medium roasty black malty nose with a dryish backbone. Smooth yet full flavor that’s dark and roasty and earthy with a kiss of licorice and light tempered and balancing bitterness. Standard earthy roasty dry and somewhat bitter finish. Kinda just plain.

3.9
PhilosophyGuy (779) - Łódź, POLAND - AUG 18, 2017
W aromacie głównie kawa zbożowa wzbogacona o subtelną mleczną czekoladę. W smaku kawa, kawa zbożowa. Wysoce kremowe, gładkie, dosyć słodkie, delikatnie palone. Czarne z piękną, kremową pianą. Dobre.

3.6
japancottrer (14) - JAPAN - AUG 4, 2017
Just got home and cracked this cold beauty. Admittedly, though, after a two-hour commute because of bad weather, Milwaukee's Best might also taste like salvation. Luckily, having drunk this many a time, I also know it is a well-crafted beer. Pours an opaque black with a tan head. There is a lot of chocolate and coffee flavors in here, along with roasted malt. Chocolate comes first, then coffee, and finishes with malt. Tokyo Black is a little bitter, but not exceptionally so. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle @ Floris’ Leaving Party. Pours a pich black beer with a thick off white head on top. Aroma of roasted malts, some meaty aroma, licorice and tobacco. Flavor is strong, earthy notes, some coffee and high in carbonation. A bit weird, with a strange coffee tartness in the finish. Full and complex, but still a bit weird..

3.5
PorterPounder (8183) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2017
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 12 oz can, Dark brown with a purplish tint to the pour. Aroma has some creosote accents, some smoky meaty accents, Flavor is bold and complex, some topsoil notes, some anise seed, some smoked meat and a touch of mole sauce, Mouthfeel has a pleasant slickness to it.

3.4
sjogro (4574) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2017
Sampled from bottle at Floris’s leaving tasting. Black with tan head. Black with tan head. Roasted black malts, bready. Light sweet and light bitter. About medium body and soft carbonation.

3.4
kermis (14238) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2017
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Can shared for Floris’s Leaving Beers at Gekke Geit. Black with a small beige head. Aroma of roast, malt, chocolate, toffee and caramel. Flavour is above moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
JaKeAFC (1248) - ITALY - JUN 21, 2017
35 cl can a firend brought for me from Tokyo. Pitch black color, short relatively persistent dark brown head. Aroma is malty, dark chocolate, some coffee, burnt wood, bittering hops maybe. Taste is light bitter, well balanced, dusty texture, medium body, structured, relatively long and dry finish, light sharp/spicy. Quite nice.


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