AOI BEER STAND owned by Aoi Brewery in Miyuki Cho, Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City, has the merit to offer on tap other craft beers from Shizuoka Prefecture, but you do have to hurry as they usually served only one keg before switching to another brew!
Actually I managed to get the last glass of this limited craft beer by Kuraya-Naruzawa Brewery in Nirayama, Izu City, Izu Peninsula!
I will have to wait until next year for the next one!
“SMASH” stands for Single Malt And Single Hop brewing process and Rakau is the name of a New Zealand hop!
Served on tap
Barley, barley malt, Rakau hop, live yeast
Alcohol: 5 %
Clarity: slightly smoky (normal considering live yeast and being unfiltered), very clean
Color: dark orange, persimmon
Bubbles: fine bubbles. longish head, creamy, white
Aroma: refreshing and fruity, dry, oranges, bread.
Taste: Deep and very dry attack with great acidity.
Complex. Bread, citruses, dry persimmon, dry almonds. late appearance of lemon.
Very fresh approach with loads of character.
Overall: Refreshing craft beer with intriguing complexity and character.
Welcome acidity makes it easy to drink.
no need for food or snacks!
AOI BEER STAND
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Miyuki Cho, 4-6, Den bill, 1F
Opening hours: 11:00~23:00
Credit cards OK
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