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 sampled Semi-Double IPA by Ushitora Brwewery in Tochigi Prefecture!
The name “semi doible” eans that it is a bit stronger than a normal IPA!
Served on tap
Barley, barley malt, hop, live yeast.
Bubbles: very fine bubbles. Creamy. Longish head. White.
Clarity: slightly smoky (normal considering live yeast and being unfiltered), very clean
Color: apricot color
Aroma: assertive, dry and refreshing. Citruses, lemon.
Taste:Strong, dry and fruity attack. Citruses, lemon, bread.
Lingers on long enough for true tasting before departing with more dry lemons and aroma hops.
Stays faithful to first impressions all the time.
Overall: Splendid dry and fruity IPA!
Extremely refreshing and satisfying.
A craft beer for all seasons and occasions.
For lovers of dry craft beers
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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