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 and the rest of Japan, but you do have to hurry as they usually served only one keg before switching to another brew!
This time I tasted a craft beer by Ise Kadoya brewery in Mie Prefecture: Brown Ale!
Served on tap
Barley, malt, hop, live yeast.
Alcohol/ABV: 5 %
Bubbles: very fine bubbles. Long head. Creamy. Light brown color
Clarity: slightly smoky (normal considering live yeast and being unfiltered), very clean
Color: very dark brown
Aroma: light and fruity. Bread. Hints of oranges
Taste: very deep and refreshing attack. Plenty of acidity.
Dry caramel, hops.
Lingers long enough in mouth for true tasting before departing on an even drier note wwith more caramel and faint hints of citruses.
Stays true to first impressions all the way through.
Varies little with food but for a slghtly mellower attack.
Overall: very satisfying American Brown Ale type craft beer.
A beer for all seasons.
Definitely for acid beer lovers, gentlemen in particular!
Would splendidly pair with meats and BBQ’s!
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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