Coedo Kyara | Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)
Japan
coedobrewery.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bobsy on 12-13-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
1
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Photo of GRG1313
3.92/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear, bright Orange with a nice white head;

Nose of stone fruit and malt with light nose of creamed sweet coffee;

Mouthfeel is medium with a very goo balance of malt and hops. Candi sugar/sweet coffee stone fruit flavors with some nice bitter coffee/espresso characters toward the back palate and a nice coffee/espresso finish.

This is a very fresh, quality and all around appealable drink.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Packaged on: 4/10/15.

Pours a clear golden-orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, candied citrus zest, floral, and spicy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest, tea, grape juice, and earthy hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice mix of different hop qualities all around.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of metter98
3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The beer is relatively clear yellow-orange in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that quickly dissipated, leaving lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of malts in the nose.
T: The taste is malty but not too strong due to the light-bodied nature of this beer. There are also some notes of honey and hints of herbal hops.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but isn't that flavorful and could use some more carbonation.

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Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.22/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden orange in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a quarter finger tall sudsy off-white head that quickly reduces to a medium sized patch of extremely thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate amounts of malts and some very light notes of grassy hops. Additionally, there are some light notes of honey sweetness.

T: Starts with some moderate flavors of malts including some honey like sweetness. There is a light amount of earthy bitterness in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean.

O: Not as good as the other offerings from this brewery but still a very drinkable beer - could be sessionable. Seems like it has deviated a bit from the style and not a great example.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color, white head. Aroma is quite hoppy with some vegetal notes. Taste follows, slightly fruity and hoppy, clean, light bitterness on the finish. Light body, crisp carbonation. Quite nice.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap into a tumbler pint at Azuki, a sushi joint in San Diego. They were advertising this on the menu as being new to the establishment, so I figured I'd give it a try. The beer pours a hazy, bright yellow coloring with no head. Lots of bubbling throughout the beer. Very light toasty smells, which are expected for the style. Mid-tongue sour flavors are slight with the maltiness, and the beer is a bit sharp due to the lightness and the increased carbonation. Musty sour aftertaste with a slight linger on the finish. Does not impart itself over any of the food flavorings, so I will venture to guess it would pair well with just about anything. I had a couple of fairly spicy handrolls, and it went great with all my food.

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Photo of Gavage
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a dark golden yellow color with a 1" head that slowly falls to a spotty surface covering.

Smell: light sweetness rises from the glass.

Taste: caramel, orange, lemon zest, and some fruit sweetness is nicely balanced with a moderate earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp throughout.

Overall: an easy to drink beer that has a decent flavor profile.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.69/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 333mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium gold hue with some haze and a lot of super tiny floaties. Head was nearly nonexistent upon pouring. Color is quite good, but really? No head at all? I just can't abide that.

Smell: rich, somewhat sweet, genuine malt aroma. There is a slight touch of noble/earthy hop aroma, but it is almost an afterthought compared to the malt. It's actually quite good.

Taste: hops are more prominent and nicely complex here. The overall balance with the very basic-but-good malt flavors is quite pleasing. Good stuff!

Mouthfeel: medium body; denser than most lagers. Carbonation, however, is extremely low; this beer feels almost flat. Not my favorite by a long shot, although the good body mitigates this somewhat.

Drinkability: Coedo Kyara is all over the map for me. Aroma and flavor are truly quite good, but the lack of carbonation greatly detriments the look and feel of this beer, which should be a nicely carbonated style. Still, the flavor is good enough that I won't hit it too hard because of the carb factor.

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Photo of shigg85
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pkalix
3.2/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RochefortChris
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of patre_tim
3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy with no carbonation and a creamy head of 2 fingers.

Pine, pineapple, grapefruit, peaches, garlic.

Fruit-loops, grapefruit, solid bitterness, hint of sweetness.

Light, almost over carbonated feel, with a sticky finish.

It is quite enjoyable. The name India Pale Lager is intriguing, leading one to believe it may that style of beer, which perhaps is what it really is? Found and drank in Chiang Mai, July 8th, 2015.

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Photo of Oakenator
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of Hopstout
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bobsy
3.56/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a golden colour with orane highlights and a sticky white head that left some good lace. Sweet, malty aroma leaned towards honey. The flavour is almost all about the malt - a combination of honey, fruit and beet flavours, with a slight bitterness at the end. Soft, smooth mouthfeel and light carbonation. Not a stunning beer, but an easy drinker, and I'm glad I brought it back from Japan.

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Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thierrynantes
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from Une Bonne Bouteille, and tasted in 2014.

Appearance : bronze color with white foamy head.
Smell : honey, citrus and white grape aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : malty and caramel flavors, with a light bitter finish.
Overall : an average beer in the style Vienna Lager.

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Photo of innominat
3.61/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Poupae
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From bottle, Pours a slightly more golden colour than lager. Orange citrus aromas. Caramel and malty in flavour. Very different must try for yourself.

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Photo of virinow
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of LukeGude
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ajlvt
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Coedo Kyara from Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)
3.52 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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