YO-HO Brewing – Tokyo Black – 4 out of 7 smokestacks


Dark beer. The head fizzled quickly for me. Smoked malts smells rise up right away. Ashy notes. Hops are done just right, with limited range. This beer is malty, watery (which is fine, especially when you’re thirsty), carbonated. Charcoal flavors. Tokyo is a good porter… but not really a smokebeer, although the logo does offer some implications. This beer delivers smoky savoriness. Final overall rating = 4 out of a total of 7 possible smokestacks.

Brewer YO-HO Brewing
Beer Name Tokyo Black
Brewer’s Description Porter is an English traditional, dark-colored beer with roasted malt flavor. Beer of this style is popular not only in England but all over the world. We brew fresh and genuine Porter in Japan. Deep dark in color, Tokyo Black is a Porter with extremely rich taste and creamy top.
Food Pairings sushi
Brewery Location Saku City, Nagano, Japan
Alcohol content by volume 5%
IBU (International Bitterness Units) 34.5
Beer opacity rate 1 – 7 (light – dark) 5.9  (215 EBC)
Smell smoke? 1 – 7 (No – George Burns) 2.5
Sausage detection? Y or N 4
Smokepower taste: 1 – 7 Smokestacks N
Beer thickness 1-7 (water – used motor oil) 3
Overall Happiness: 1 – 7 (sad – happy) 4

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