House IPA 2013 | Tamamura Honten

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Brewed by:
Tamamura Honten
Japan
tamamura-honten.co.jp

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TokyoCO on 07-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
3.33%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by TokyoCO:
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4.7/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Bottle bought in Japan (Shinshu Osake Mura), poured into a goblet.

A: Darker tan/orange color. Cloudy and not much of a head.

S: Yum.. strong grapefruit and citrus smells, hops and sweet malts are present but the overwhelming grapefruit smell is outstanding.

T: Starts off with slight sweet citrus which quickly transitions to a wallop of a grapefruit, lemon and hop punch. Malts are there to keep the punch in check but can barely handle it. The finish is once again an awesome combination of grapefruit and citrus.

M: Starts of sticky sweet and the finish is quite dry.

O: Best Japanese IPA I have had so far. The grapefruit deliciousness really puts this up there with some of the best in the States as well! Try it!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of AxlSkull
4.51/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ber12
4.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of dar482
4.29/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this on tap at Craftheads in Shibuya.

The beer comes in a glowing orange color.

The aroma has some of orange, sweet juicy citrus. Smells definitely of Citra.

The flavor has very refreshing orange citrus, then a very pithy flavor hits, very light malt biscuit malt middle, and a drying pithy end finish. The middle pithy flavor is quite different, though the beer surely hides its ABV quite well. Very hoppy, good amount of bitterness, great beer.

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House IPA 2013 from Tamamura Honten
4.5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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