“Suiyoubi No Neko” is the third beer of Yoho Brewing I introduce in this blog.
“Suiyoubi No Neko” means “Wednesday Cat”.
Style of the beer is Belgian White Ale. Ingredient malt is not only of barley, but wheat is also used. And another characteristic is that the beer is spiced with orange peels and coriander seeds.
Same like other white ale, this beer doesn’t have bitter taste so much and we can enjoy fresh aroma coming from those spices. If you don’t like the bitterness of beer, then it’s worth trying this Japanese craft Belgian white.
- Band Name : Suiyoubi No Neko
- Style : Belgian White Ale
- Other Characteristics : None
- Alcohol Degree : 5.0%
- Ingredients : Malt (Barley & Wheat), Hops, Orange Peels, Coriander Seeds
- Brewer : Yoho Brewing in Nagano Prefecture
- Web Page: https://yohobrewing.com/e/
- Price : JPY3504/12cans x 350ml (JPY292/can) at Brewery’s Online Shop
How Does it Taste ?
Sweet aroma of starch like fermented bread material and fresh aroma of orange. However, I felt the smell of citrus not so strong as other Belgian white. It tastes sweet like grain at first, but it also has clearness which reminds me of pilsner taste.
I enjoyed it with salted nuts and some pieces of Kazunoko (salted herring roe).
It’s mild and smooth taste should nicely match with cuisines which are good with Japanese sake.
Where to Buy?
Yoho Brewing is keen about distribution of its products and you can find their products at some supermarkets and convenience stores.
And, you can also buy one through online stores including their own web shop https://yonasato.com/ec/ though it’s only in Japanese, unfortunately.
If you live in or visit Tokyo, it’s also nice to visit Yona Yona Beer Works, beer restaurants they operate by their own. Of course you can enjoy draft from taps there.
Thank you for reading this article. If you are interested in Japanese craft beer, please also check “the list of beer“, and for general info., to the article; “Craft Beer. Let’s Enjoy Evolving Japanese Masterpieces“.