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Suiyoubi No Neko - Yo-Ho Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 9.79%


Brewed by:
Yo-Ho Brewing Company visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: intoxabroad on 01-31-2013)
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Reviews by snaotheus:
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snaotheus

Washington

3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

330ml can poured into a little hotel tumbler

Pours clear (I expect witbiers to be cloudy, but maybe I'm wrong). It's pale yellow. Small head, but very fizzy. Smell is Belgian yeast and fruit. Banana and clove.

Taste is more round wheat, yeast, and banana and clove. This is actually surprisingly tasty.

Mouthfeel is lightish but slightly sticky. Overall, this is actually a pretty good beer.

Serving type: can

04-16-2013 13:23:11 | More by snaotheus
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GarthT

Hong Kong

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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ayatsato

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03-06-2014 08:29:22 | More by ironchefkook
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dannycohen62

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-26-2014 05:02:42 | More by dannycohen62
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Mphis

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-12-2014 04:03:55 | More by Mphis
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shivtim

Georgia

3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

The can was irresistibly adorable. I'm not sure I've ever said that about a beer before.

Poured it out into a pint. Hazy straw color. In fact, one of the most "straw colored" beers I've seen. Small foamy, soapy white head. The head sticks around for a bit.

Nose is great. Bready, yeasty goodness. Citrus rind and white peppercorn. Very true to style with some extra dough.

Taste is decent. Citrus and malt, a bit of cereal (corn?) and some hops on the end. Not bad, but nothing super-special.

Good mouthfeel. Full.

Overall it's worth a try.

Serving type: can

02-03-2014 00:18:13 | More by shivtim
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Gregg_Kawakami

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-07-2014 23:58:30 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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JellyJacket

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

12-11-2013 02:20:05 | More by JellyJacket
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hreb

Washington

2.76/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

350mL heavyweight aluminum can served in parallel sided glass. As previously reported, the can reports 5% alc./vol for this "Wednesday Cat". Beer pours pale golden yellow in color, just slightly hazey, with a medium white head. Aroma is fresh and lagery -- nice, but not all that much like a Witbier -- with just a very subtle hint of spice, perhaps lemon peel, perhaps clove. Flavor is much more up front with a lemonade like sweetness. It doesn't seem to be all that strongly carbonated, and the result is kind of thick and cloying on the tongue. I'm not a fan. It tastes more of adjunct than wheat.

Browsing the top BA beers for witbier shows there are a number of really great, widely available examples. Including Japan's own Hitachino Nest. I'd stay away from this one.

Serving type: can

11-03-2013 00:06:33 | More by hreb
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dokupe

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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shigg85

Japan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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GraduatedCashew

California

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06-11-2013 17:24:49 | More by GraduatedCashew
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a slightly hazy light golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates quickly to a thin film and ring around the glass with light temporary lacing. Aroma of wheat, banana, light bready malt, Belgian yeast and clove. Flavor follows with well integrated buttery, bready malt, wheat, banana and clove, finisihing slightly sweet with clove and Belgian yeast. Light bodied. Flavor is somewhat subdued, but pleasant and spot-on for a witbier. Nicely done. My can has a listed ABV of 5%, so this may have changed since the original entry. This beer is not on the brewery website, so I was unable to confirm the permanence of the change.

Serving type: can

05-02-2013 00:36:17 | More by LiquidAmber
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GRG1313

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YamagamiTravis

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intoxabroad

British Columbia (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

An excelent example of a Japanese made Belgian witbier
Pours a slightly cloudy goldwn yellow with a medium head that retains well.
Smells floral with hints of clove and citrus. Smooth and full bodied going down.
The taste is sweet and wheaty with citrus notes and a yeast flavour that follows.
Another great beer from this excellent Japanese craft brewery.

Serving type: can

01-31-2013 11:32:06 | More by intoxabroad
Suiyoubi No Neko from Yo-Ho Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.