Look at that Cat!Sometimes, you buy a beer because it’s new….

Look at that Cat!

Sometimes, you buy a beer because it’s new. Sometimes, you buy a beer because it’s old. Sometimes, you buy a beer because the can is so darn cute. I know nothing about Yo-Ho Brewing or

Suiyoubi

No Neko, but I love that cat. 

This is ostensibly a Belgian white ale, but if you saw it in the glass, you’d never guess it was brewed with wheat.

Suiyoubi

No Neko

is brilliantly, sparklingly clear. All trace of yeast or protein has been scrubbed away. There are still notes of yeasty spice and a wheaty smoothness to the body. The finish is crisp leaving a kiss of spice on the tongue. Despite its lagerish good looks, Suiyobi No Neko tastes more like a wit than that one moon themed ale. 

It’s hard to find information on Yo-Ho Brewing – in English anyway. But I did learn Suiyoubi No Neko means the Cat on Saturday, which is all I really need to know.