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Aooni India Pale Ale | Yo-Ho Brewing Company

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3.53/5
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171 Ratings
Aooni India Pale AleAooni India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Japan
yonasato.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by toweringpoo on 02-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,695
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
171
pDev:
15.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
38
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 171 |  Reviews: 60
Photo of Rihup
2.79/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jeranbrews
3.2/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A - golden amber big fluffy white puffy head.3.5

S - citrus hops. Not much else. 2.75

T - spicy, but smooth. Not overly hoppy. Better than average. 3.5

M - pleasant good silky smooth 3.25

O - good session-able inoffensive up a 3

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Photo of Hiwattowner
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dikfour
2.79/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Look: Hazy pale yellow with streaks of orange. Big head is kinda rocky and dissipates fairly quickly. Active carbonation.

Smell: Grapefruit, light pine and resin. Something sweet in there too. Not quite caramel. Can't quite put my finger on it.

Taste: Light tropical fruit and very light pine. Some bready malt. Not much going on here.

Feel: Lighter body. Pretty crisp and clean. Fun carbonation,

Overall: Kinda tastes like an American IPA. Very well balanced but not very hoppy or malty. meh. You can totally pass this one up. Not really missing much.

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Photo of DasBoot2112
4.33/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hapless
4.09/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AgentMunky
4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can into a glass near Haiki.
3.25/4.5/4/4/4.25
Half finger of head tops an auburn clear beer.
It smells amazing. Loads of piney hops. Lemon accents.
What are these lukewarm reviews? This is a good beer and, for Japan, a godsend. Akin to Brew Free or Die-- malty-fruity with a seriously bitter-herbal bite on the latter half of the taste. Lingeringly hoppy.
Crisp and sweet-citrus-dry and really enjoyable.
Recommended! One of my favorite Japanese beers.

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Photo of JiuJitsuJustin
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer had a sweet smell and after taste to it, it made me think of the asian honeydew drink that you find in asian grocery stores. As far as tastes go, it was hoppy, but not as bitter as some of the other IPA's I've tasted. Overall, I enjoyed it. It wasn't amazing, but definitely a good IPA to try out.

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Photo of hoppychampagne
3.81/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsrose16
3.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.39/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaPan
3.72/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kofukasho
2.56/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A little on the bitter side, with a grapefruity aftertaste. There are plenty of other, superior Japanese craft beers.

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Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Haman94
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.13/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stratusjeans
3.44/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Has some sweetness in the flavor profile that helps balance the hops but it's a little strange for an IPA. The sweetness also adds a creaminess to the mouthful. Part of me likes it, but part of me wishes I were drinking a better IPA.

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Photo of patre_tim
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Topped with 4 fingers of yellow head that fades before your eyes in a couple minutes. Yellow orange body with very little carbonation.


S: Grapefruit, pine, turpentine, orange zest, smelly foot, tropical fruit punch.


T: Sweet with tropical fruit notes, papaya, ripe mango, jackfruit, alcohol mostly covered but appears in the nose as fumes. Bitter grapefruit aftertaste.


M: Sappy with a light syrupy quality, virtually no carbonation, lightly sticky finish.


O: Got and drank in CNX Feb 17th, 2015. I see low ratings on this one, but I think it’s a great attempt from Japan. Borders on a double IPA, and is quite interesting. Cool artistry on the can.

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Photo of edkorganisation
4.42/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

one of my fav IPAs, this is sold across all the country, mostly in lawson and familymart(but not in every store, in fact, in some areas it's quite hard to find), about 250~280JPY per 0.33 can. very huge bit of taste resembles orange/grapefruit, with a long-lasting aftertaste. IMO, this should have more score, but whatever, if you're coming to japan, try getting this one instead of other pop-stuff.

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Photo of Nm4452
4.7/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

For a japanese craft brew it is very very good

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Photo of pkalix
3.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

five bucks at Whole Foods..... eh.... tastes like lemons but actually not bad. i'm impressed, actually.....

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Photo of spycow
3.19/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of powdersoldier
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of schnarr84
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Aooni India Pale Ale from Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 171 ratings
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