Shikkoku is a Japanese word that evokes the jet-black color of onyx, perfect for this enchantingly dark, slow-aged brew marked by an elegant, mellow flavor profile. Enigmatic shadows contrast sharply woth the brightness of its fine, tea-colored head, while the fragrance of aromatic hops delights the nose. Two types of black malt join 6 other malt varieties for a black lager that is smooth, light, and balanced-never cloying. Japan proudly offers this dark jewel to stand among the best dark beers in the world. Kanpai!
In Japanese, the word shikkoku describes the jet-black color of onyx which is perfect for this Schwarzbier style beer from Coedo Brewery. The Coedo Shikkoku is a hauntingly dark, slow-aged brew marked by a decadent, mellow flavor. Two types of black malt with six other malt varieties make this dark lager smooth and exquisitely balanced.
BEST OTHER INTERNATIONAL STYLE LAGER at the Australian International Beer Awards