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Seasonal 2008 ESB - Yo-Ho Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yo-Ho Brewing Company visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: davidchollar on 09-12-2008)
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Reviews by davidchollar:
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3.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Adequate copper with an unremarkable head. Decent appearance. A hard case for good, given the just-above-average looks.

Significantly different from the standard yona-yona in smell and taste. It's a little maltier and stronger. Sweeter overall.

Crisp and clean with an amazing balance. Jeez, this is a real craft brew! Very much a welcome change of pace from the old stand-by Yona! Get this!

More User Reviews:
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4.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Club Popeye in Tokyo. Copper body with a good finger of white head that left a reasobale amount of lacing. Nice sweet malty aroma, with an indistinct fruitiness. Sweet fruity malts and caramel transitioning to a grapefruit bitterness. Nice floral hopping throughout, and excellent balance. Medium body and low carbonation. Excellent beer!

Seasonal 2008 ESB from Yo-Ho Brewing Company
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