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, the guest craft beer had been brewed by North Island Brewery in Ebetsu City, Hokkaido: Marzen!
Served on tap
Barley, barley malt, hop, live yeast. long fermentation
Alcohol: 5 %
Bubbles: long head. Fine bubbles, creamy, white
Clarity: only slightly smoky (normal considering live yeast and being unfiltered), very clean
Color: deep orange/persimmon
Aroma: Fruity, dry oranges, citruses
Taste: Dry and fruity attack. Very refreshing.
Lingers on palate long enough for true tasting before leaving with some welcome acidity.
Bread, hints of apricot.
varies little with food.
Overall: very satisfying, solid and reliable craft beer.
Although called “Marzen” for “March” in German, definitely a craft beer for all seasons!
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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