Yubari Coal Mine Dark Lager by Susukino Brewery

Yubari Coal Mine Dark LagerqYubari Coal Mine Dark Lager

Yubari Coal Mine Dark Lager is another ji-beer from Hokkaido and is a schwarzbier style beer. Originally brewed during the planning process of the Yubari Coal Mine museum near Yubari, Hokkaido, the colour of Yubari Coal Mine Dark Lager is supposed to represent the darkness of inside the mine and the coal seams themselves. It is also brewed from several different …

Konishi Garnet Rouge by Konishi Brewing

Konishi garnet rouge

Konishi Garnet Rouge is a red ale brewed by Konishi Brewing out of Hyogo. Whilst most rice beers are brewed using white rice, Konishi Garnet Rouge, along with Hitachino Red Rice ale are two exceptions. This beer is brewed using black rice which is not usually a popular grain in Japan. Konishi Garnet Rouge Aroma & Taste Konishi Garnet Rouge pours …

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Sankt Gallen Pale Ale by Sankt Gallen

sankt gallen pale ale

Sankt Gallen Pale is the flagship beer for Sankt Gallen and their most popular beer. Based on an American pale ale recipe, Sankt Gallen Pale Ale was one of their first beers produced when Sankt Gallen was based in the USA. Sankt Gallen Pale Ale Aroma & Taste Sankt Gallen Pale Ale had such a frothy head to it that it …

Kinshachi Fruits Draft Lemon by Morita Kinshachi

Morita Kinshachi Lemon

Kinshachi Fruits Draft Lemon is a fruit beer that has the added inclusion of lemon to sharpen the taste. Made using local lemons, Kinshachi Fruits Draft Lemon has lemon juice added during the mash process. The image below is of the old packaging before the recent redesign. Kinshachi Fruits Draft Lemon Aroma and Taste. Thinking Kinshachi Fruits Draft Lemon would benefit from …

Daisen G Pilsner by Kumezakura Daisen Brewery

Daisen G Beer Pilsner

Daisen G Pilsner is a Czech-style pilsner from Kumezakura Daisen Brewery in Tottori, a new area for BeerTengoku to explore. Like most of the beers from Daisen G, the Daisen G Pilsner is an award-winning beer that has won gold, silver, and bronze at the International Beer Cup. Daisen G Pilsner Aroma and Taste Daisen G Pilsner has the body of …

Baird Morning Coffee Stout by Baird Beer

Baird Morning Coffee Stout New

Baird Morning Coffee Stout by Baird Beer is a 7% stout by Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. They must have been psychic when they came up with Morning Coffee Stout. Blending coffee and beer together, Morning Coffee Stout is brewed once a year as part of their Seasonal Baird Beer listing. The variety of coffee used changes every year, so …

Dark Sky Imperial Stout by Baird Beer

Dark Sky Imperial Stout

Dark Sky Imperial Stout is a Russian stout dry-hopped with two different hops; American Centenniel & Amarillo, that produces a beer that is a true heavyweight among the Baird Beers at 9.5%. Dark Sky Imperial Stout is also one of Baird Beer’s seasonal offerings and is available from December and can be found in the pub or in bottled form. Dark Sky Imperial …

Suwa Roman Kolsch by Reijin Shuzo

Suwa Roman Kolsch

Another temple beer from Reijin Shuzo and this time it’s a kölsch. Like the Reijin Shuzo Rindou Alt beer, this is another one that is new to us here at BeerTengoku. The Suwa Roman Kolsch is brewed using natural mountain spring water and fresh mountain air in Nagano. Suwa Roman Kolsch Aroma and Taste Suwa Roman Kolsch has a cloudy golden-brown …

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari by Gotemba Kogen Beer

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari is, for those who don’t know, a beer made from the best Japanese rice available, the Koshihikari strain. Recently, there has been an interest in using rice to make beer among craft beer manufacturers, such as Echigo Beer and Hitachino Nest Red Rice, and this Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari is no exception. What’s even harder is trying to find any …

Coedo Kyara by Coedo Brewery

Coedo Kyara

Coedo Kyara is another of Coedo’s stalwarts and one of their beers that came highly rated from an ex-coworker of mine before they departed for colder climes. Coedo Kyara is a cross between an amber ale and a Vienna lager. It is one of Coedo’s few beers that comes in both bottles and cans, but we’re not going to get …