Ise Kadoya KoiKoi Mikan by Ise Kadoya

Koi koi mikan 恋来いみかんビール

Ise Kadoya Koi Koi Mikan is a 4% seasonal fruit ale made with Naize Mikan oranges from south Mie prefecture. Ise Kadoya Koi Koi Mikan Beer Aroma and Taste Koi Koi Mikan Beer pours out a light, hazy gold with a lot of floating particulate. The nose is malty and hoppy like a pale ale, with a slight sweet and …

Bay Brewing Pilsner by Yokohama Bay Brewing

Bay Brewing Pilsner

Bay Brewing Pilsner is a 5% Czech style pilsner from Yokohama Bay Brewing, based in Kanagawa, Japan. Since moving to the new premises in Totsuka, a small suburb on the outskirts of Yokohama, Yokohama Bay Brewing have been able to bottle some of their beers, with this signature beer being their first. It’s brewed using imported Czech hops and a …

Futako Unane Pale Lager by Futako Beer

Futako Unane Pale Lager

Futako Unane Pale Lager is a 5.5% India Pale Lager from Futako Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. As Futako Beer is a contact brewery, Futako Unane Pale Lager is brewed at Hitachino Nest in Tochigi. The name stems from the Unane district of Futakotamagawa, just south-west of Shibuya, where Futako Beer is based out of. And that’s about all I could …

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho by Virgo Beer 

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho by Virgo Beer is a 5% pilsner from Virgo Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their Fukagawa Craft Beer range that is sold locally in Tokyo and you should be glad it is sold in such a small area. A Story About Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho Excuse the break in usual proceedings. Right now, Joe or …

Suginoya Pale Ale by Suginoya Beer

Suginoya Pale Ale

Suginoya Pale Ale, sometimes sold as Hakata Pale Ale, is a 5% American pale ale from Suginoya Beer, based in Fukuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Depressingly enough, Suginoya Beer advertises this beer as being popular with female drinkers – thus negating the …

Suginoya Stout by Suginoya Beer

Suginoya Stout

Suginoya Stout is a 5% English stout from Suginoya Beer, based in Fukuoka, Japan. Suginoya Stout is part of their all-year round range of craft beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. The beer is sometimes labelled as Hakata Stout and is also an award-winning beer, having won almost 10 different awards since 2003, with …

Baeren Pumpkin Wheat by Baeren Beer

Baeren Pumpkin Wheat ベアレンパンプキンウィート

Baeren Pumpkin Wheat is a 5% spiced beer from Baeren, based in Morioka, Japan. It’s part of their annual autumnal release, with them producing a different pumpkin beer each year. Baeren Pumpkin Wheat with 3 Spices, to give it its proper name, is brewed using coriander, orange peel, and allspice, while the pumpkins, known as kabocha in Japanese, are locally sourced. …

Naruko no Kaze Kougen Lager by Naruko no Kaze

Naruko no Kaze Lager

Naruko no Kaze Kougen Lager is a 5% pale lager from Naruko no Kaze, based in Miyagi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and while it can be found in bottles and also on tap across Japan though the latter may be harder than the former. Even though it’s brewed with malt, Naruko no Kaze Kougen Lager is listed as …

Nagisa India Pale Ale by Nagisa Beer

Nagisa India Pale Ale

Nagisa India Pale Ale is a 6% American (or English) IPA from Nagisa Beer, based in Wakayama, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup of beers and Nagisa India Pale Ale can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. The only indication of hops being used in Nagisa India Pale Ale is on their shop homepage with …

Futako Hanamizuki White by Futako Beer

Futako Hanamizuki White

Futako Hanamizuki White is a 4.5% white ale from Futako Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and like some of the others, it’s contract brewed at Kiuchi Brewery aka Hitachino Nest. The label was designed by a local company called “futacolabo” who, in conjunction with Futako Beer, have decided to donate a portion of …