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Tokyo Sauna | Karben4 Brewing

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Brewed by:
Karben4 Brewing
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by teamwiggum on 06-18-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
86
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
47.96%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 86
Photo of Austin32
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The description on Karben4 beer list is a mix of hops and sugar cookie. I had my doubts but low and behold, hops up front, with a lingering aftertaste of sugar cookie.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Karben4 in Madison, WI. 16oz served in a Karben4 goblet 9/14/2014.

A- Slightly hazy golden-orange body with a one finger white head, rings of lacing. [3.75]

S- Floral notes, some citrus, pine. A fairly hoppy nose that is balanced out by a good bit of caramel and bread. As I would expect from Karben4. [3.75]

F- Citrus, caramel, bread, floral hops, pine. Balanced overall, but the hops are still quite vibrant and very hard to miss. More than a solid APA in terms of the hop flavours and the balance. [4]

M- Medium in body though on the thinner side, very drinkable. Balanced with a slight citrus bitterness on the backend. [3.75]

O- Altogether a very solid local APA, I would drink a fair amount of this if this was bottled. Very hoppy, but not overly bitter nor is it too sweet. Very balanced as far as my drinking preferences go. [4]

Final score: 3.91

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Photo of jwc215
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazed golden with a thin head that leaves spotted lacing.

The smell has pine and a floral character.

The taste is of soft pine, a cracker/bread backing with a bitter dryness. Nicely balanced with a refreshingly dry-ish finish.

It is, again, refreshing. The body fits the character of the beer.

This is an easy-drinking, soft, APA.

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Tokyo Sauna from Karben4 Brewing
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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