TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA by TY Harbor Brewery

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA TY ハーバーあらかわサニーディ

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA is an 8% double IPA from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Shingawa, Tokyo in Japan. It’s part of the limited edition lineup for BeerMa’s second anniversary of the Kita-Senju bar and can be found in bottles and on tap. The second anniversary beer is double IPA because the store manager likes them – simple …

Ginmai IPA by Tainai Kogen Beer

Ginmai IPA 吟米IPA

Ginmai IPA is a 6% English IPA from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their Ginmai Beer range and can be found in both bottles and on tap, though the latter is likely to only be in Niigata. Ginmai IPA, like the white, is brewed using locally grown Koshihikari rice, one of Japan’s most famous strains …

Vertere Red IPA by Vertere

Vertere Red IPA バテレレッドIPA

Vertere Red IPA is a 5.6% American IPA from Vertere, based in Okutama, Tokyo, in Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Vertere Red IPA Aroma and Taste I randomly came across Vertere Red IPA when I was drinking in Tap & Growler – I had heard …

TY Harbor Wheat Ale by TY Harbor Brewery

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TY Harbor Wheat Ale is a 4.5% wheat ale from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed to a traditional Belgian style white ale recipe. Yes, this is the draft version review of a bottled beer but for some reason, I’ve yet …

Hida Ringo Lala by Ji-Beer Hida

Hida Lala Ringo 飛騨林檎ララ

Hida Ringo Lala is a 4.5% fruit beer from Ji-Beer Hida, based in Hidatakayama, in Gifu, Japan. It’s part of their fruit range of beers, with the other being their Hida Yuzu Lala beer. Hida Ringo Lala is brewed using the juice of apples and wheat sourced from the Hidatakayama area, as well as additional vitamin C – so you can …

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen by Komagatake Brewery

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen 南信州 アルプスヴァイツェン

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Komagatake Brewery, based in Komagone, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their late summer seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Minamishinshu Alps Weizen Aroma and Taste Minamishinshu Alps Weizen poured out a slightly hazy golden straw colour with a meagre amount of white head …

Baird Kurofune Porter by Baird Beer

Baird Kurofune Porter is a 6% porter from Baird Beer. It’s part of their regular lineup and is available year-round. …And I’m back! Reports of my death etc etc. It’s been a couple of month since I’ve been around the site, and I’ve had a nice break. But now it’s back to the grind! Yes, I’m back to my gruelling …

Kirishima Pilsner by Kirishima Beer

Kirishima Pilsner 霧島ピルスナー

Kirishima Pilsner is a 5% German style pilsner from Kirishima Beer, based in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in bottles, and occasionally, on tap. Kirishima Pilsner also won gold at the 2017 International Beer Cup for Best German Style Pilsner in Japan. Kirishima Pilsner Aroma and Taste Kirishima Pilsner poured …

Hida Yuzu Lala by Ji-Beer Hida

Hida Yuzu Lala 飛騨柚子ララ

Hida Yuzu Lala is a 4.5% fruit beer from Ji-Beer Hida, based in Hidatakayama, Gifu. It’s part of their fruit beer lineup and can be found in bottles at the time of writing. Hida Yuzu Lala is brewed using yuzu, also known as Japanese citron, from Kaminoho, a village found in Gifu, and involves the fresh juice and peels being …

Kobushi Hana Marzen by Hanyu Brewery

Kobushi Hana Marzen こぶし花メルツェン

Kobushi Hana Marzen is a 6% marzen style beer from Hanyu Brewery, based in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup, a strange one considering this is a marzen style beer which are usually brewed for Oktoberfest time. Kobushi Hana Marzen Aroma and Taste Kobushi Hana Marzen poured out a dark copper red colour with a large amount …