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Yona Yona Ale - Yo-Ho Brewing Company

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86
very good

98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yo-Ho Brewing Company visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 06-16-2003)
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Japan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +18.4%

08-23-2014 14:42:40 | More by Jrbinchiba
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Gadun76

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-04-2014 20:57:42 | More by Gadun76
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AxlSkull

Taiwan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-26-2014 08:53:41 | More by AxlSkull
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travelingrant

Japan

3.58/5  rDev -7%

What Yona-Yona Ale lacks in flavor it makes up for in ubiquity. Craft beer can be hard to come by in Japan, and having a brew like this show up regularly in grocery stores is a ray of hoppy sunshine in a swamp of Asahi Super Dry and Kirin Lager.

Yona-Yona has a nice floral hop nose, with a well balanced malt backbone. It is not the most flavorful Pale Ale, and to judge it by the standards of American Pale Ales and IPAs it is only a fair effort. But it is the hoppiest Japanese craft beer sold in my area, and that sort of thing is worth rewarding.

07-23-2014 07:16:00 | More by travelingrant
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magictacosinus

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-27-2014 01:42:08 | More by magictacosinus
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mrjez

Japan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-25-2014 00:20:10 | More by mrjez
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-16-2014 23:31:57 | More by ttylicki
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SocalKicks

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-02-2014 15:46:30 | More by SocalKicks
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Smarty_Pints

California

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Hong Kong

2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

A: Amber body, choppy white head.

S: Floral hops.

T: Not brilliant, but not half bad. Bitter and snappy with some orange peel, floral hops, honey and tea leaves. Honey prominent in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium and about on point.

O: It's faux craft beer but great for something you can pick up at a convenience store in Japan so extra marks.

02-03-2014 10:09:33 | More by Hoppsbabo
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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Norseman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-20-2014 11:47:14 | More by Norseman
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Amalak

New York

4.48/5  rDev +16.4%

I had at d.b.a. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

A. It has a dark orange color, and it's opaque. It has a big foamy off-white head with some lacing.

S. Nice citrus and hop scent.

T/M. It has a sensational orange taste. Some mild bitter hops. It's fruity and more on the dark fruit side. A hefty rye like taste in the finish. Smooth with a mild bite.

O. A unique, beautifully fruity blend.

01-11-2014 22:40:58 | More by Amalak
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-01-2013 16:50:56 | More by francisweizen
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Yona Yona Ale from Yo-Ho Brewing Company
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