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

bottled
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RATINGS: 395   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1592) - San Salvador, - JUL 18, 2012
Can: Pitch black & heavy. Roasted aroma with a slight welcoming bitterness. Food Pairing: Blackened Fish.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (1649) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a pitch black color with a huge brown head. The aroma is roasted malt. The taste is big on malt and very flavorful. An outstanding porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (1605) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2017
Can. Roasted oak, vanilla, malt, acidic hop. Pale English porter. Clean and bubbly.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joaopcf (26) - Shanghai, CHINA - APR 16, 2017
Can @ Tokyu Foodshow. Pours black with massive dark beige head. Aroma is sweet and roasted. Bitter roasted taste with some chocolate notes and dried fruits. Medium mouthfeel, smooth texture and low carbonation. Good balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10683) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 22, 2017
Lata. Deep dark brown clear like colour with a medium beige ehad. Roasty like aroma of malt and caramel with some darl fruit to it. Flavour is soft with well toasted maltiness and caramel, some chocolate and dark fruit, medium short lasting bitterness. Good but bit thin.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (3254) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2017
0,33 l can - as a gift bread, cereal, roasty, cardboard, brown - black color, hayz, frothy / creamy and very stable brown foam head. light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (4466) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 10, 2017
My favorite of the beers I tried at the Yona Yona Beer kitchen in 2017.Very black, a little toffee sweetness and a surprisingly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juks (291) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2017
330ml can. Almost black, big fluffy golden-beige head stays, leave lacing. Aroma is chocolatey, mildly roasty, sweet. Taste is bittersweet, some tart, mildly roasty, some chocolate and hops in aftertaste. Thin body, average carbo, very easily drinkable. Nice easy porter!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (3000) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Cask. Black in colour. Roast malts (dark bitter chocolate, espresso coffee, liquorice). Fruity (berries and dark fruits). Smooth, full-flavoured, full-bodied. Slightly sour with underlying bitterness. Good malt/hop balance. Dry roasty fruity finish. Liked this. Super pint! (2008)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8358) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2017
(Can) Black colour with dense, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of coffee, black rye bread, chocolate, liquorice and hints of smoke. Roasted, malty taste with coffee, black rye bread, chocolate, some ashes, liquorice and a balanced, roasty bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced porter. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cantabrian (1102) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 16, 2017
I had this ages ago and no idea why I did not rate it then. This is a lovely black beer with a gorgeous tan head, with an aroma of too much coffee, doesnt do much to me that smell. Flavour is super nice, with dark chocolates, ashes, tobacco, vanilla. Sweet, sour, dry, biter, a bit like the Murphy Stout. Very creamy and velvety on the palate.


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