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Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko

by Rob
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Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Background

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko is a 5% witbier from Sanriku Brewing Company based in Ofunato, Iwate. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found both in cans and on draught. Though this is witbier and uses the traditional ingredietns of orange peel and coriander, it also uses hand-picked Kesen camellia tea leaves from the Kesen area of ​​Iwate Prefecture alongside. There are also Saaz hops involved.

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : At A Glance

  • ABV : 5%
  • Style : Witbier
  • Hops : Saaz
  • Adjuncts : Camellia tea leaves
  • IBU : 15

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Sale Information

  • Availability : Regular
  • On Sale : –
  • Size : 350 ml

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Appearance

Cloudy dull straw colour with a plump white head that leaves white streaks down the side of the glass.

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Aroma

Mixed sour notes with some tea like phenols being present. Some hints of traditional Belgian witbier with a touch of orange and spice to the nose, with subtle yeasty notes.

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Taste

Peculiar but neither in a good or bad way – if that makes sense? It’s a slightly sour beer, with tea-like qualities to the body, but combined with a fruitiness of oranges and some yeasty fruity phenols. It’s all a bit mixed up really.

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Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : The Bottom Line

I didn’t not like this beer, but neither would I rave about it. Peculiar is the best word to describe it.

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko : Where to Buy

Sanriku Shumatsu no Umineko can be bought online at the following places:

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