Another beer has appeared with the 2nd batch brewed by Aoi Brewing, namely Pale Ale, which is incidentally their second trial with the same type!
Of course I went to taste it at Aoi Beer Stand in Miyuki Cho, Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City!
Served on tap
Barley, barley hops, live yeast
Alcohol: 4~5 degrees
Clarity: slightly smoky (normal considering live yeast and being unfiltered), very clean
Color: dark orange/persimmon
Bubbles: very fine. Longish head, white
Aroma: dry oranges
Taste: Very fruity and gentle approach.
Very refreshing, straightforward and easy to drink.
Stays dry all the time with a little welcome acidity.
Not affected by food.
Overall: A high quality thirst quencher.
Eminently enjoyable on a late hot afternoon.
Drinks very fast, so be prepared for a bigger glass!
AOI BEER STAND
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Miyuki Cho, 4-6, Den bill, 1F
Opening hours: 11:00~23:00
Credit cards OK
Aoi Beers are also available at Aoi Brewery’s two more restaurants in Shizuoka City, namely
420-0852 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Koyamachi Naka Building, 5F
Opening hours: 17:00~25:00 (Mon.~Thurs.), 17:00~27:00 (Fri & Sat.), 17:00~24:00 (Sun.)
Parties welcome (reserve!)
Credit Cards OK
Mando, Neo Japanesque Bar
420-0031, Shizuoka Shi, Aoi Ku, Gofuku Cho, 2-4-6, Mori Blg, 1F
Business hours: 17:00~26:00
Parties possible on 2F
Credit cards OK
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