The Far East - Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA | Tamamura Honten

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Tamamura Honten

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by John_Henry on 03-15-2013

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of redfox405
5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TheRealDBCooper
4.92/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of John_Henry
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The bottle also reads: "Aged in Barrels of Ichiro's Malt CHICHIBU The Floor Malted". I that maybe this is aged in the barrels from chichiba distillery.

Whilst this is labeled an Imperial IPA, for me it's closer to an American Barley wine, but I listed the beer style as written on the bottle.

A: Pours with no head, little carbonation, and slightly cloudy. A good dark gold colour, almost amber.

S: Very little smell, but what you get is what you taste, quite sweet, almost honey like, sweet alcahol. No hops at all, that I can note.

T: For me this is an American Barley wine, and tastes very similar to other US Barley wines I've had. That said, I am a fan of Barley wine so this is sitting very well with me. Smooth sweet, with hints of whisky, a little kick from the 13%!! but overall very easy going and dangerously drinkable.

M: Pretty smooth with the low carbonation, high alcohol and sweetness.

O: Very interesting beer. I'm personally not sure whats going on with the style, but I don't believe that to be important. This is definitely worth trying if you have the opportunity.

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The Far East - Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA from Tamamura Honten
3.79 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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