Rice is often used as a cheap way to lighten the color and flavor of mass-produced brews. Not here: Brewed with heirloom red rice, this pale ale tastes like a sake-beer hybrid. [$5; 11.2 ounces; kodawari.cc]
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
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