Suginoya Beer Information

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Suginoya Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Hakata city, in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. Like many other craft beer breweries in Japan, Suginoya Beer started life out as an off-shoot in 197 from a sake distillery that opened up over 100 years ago, back in 1870. Moreover, they also use locally sourced mountain water for their beers, which is also …

Be Easy Brewing Information

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Be Easy Brewing is craft beer brewery located in Hirosaki, Aomori. Be Easy Brewing first started brewing in 2016, and since then, have focussed heavily on draft beers, though at the time of writing, there has been no foray into either bottles or cans. The owner and headbrewer, Gareth Burns, first came over to Japan with the US armed forces before …

Iwami Bakushu Information

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Iwami Bakushu is a craft beer brewery just opened in Gotsu City in the west part of Shimane prefecture. In order to make local sake unique to this area, two couples launched a small brewery of 9 tsubo. One of the premises behind Iwami Bakushu is to craft beer by maximizing the use of agricultural products such as barley that are grown …

Kamikatz Rise & Win Brewing Information

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Kamikatz Rise & Win Brewing is a craft beer brewery located in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of a local effort under the slogan “zero waste, organic life”, which is reflected in both the beer and the food in they make. Kamikatz Rise & Win Brewing also specialise in BBQ food as well, with the same ethos towards their food with the …

Donryu Dream Beer Information

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Donryu Dream Beer is a Japanese microbrewery located in Ota city, Gunma, Japan. The brewery has been in operation since 2012 and only produce ale style beer – beers that have top fermenting yeast used. Donryu Dream Beer is also located between the Watarase and Tone rivers which allows the brewery to use fresh melted snow water from the Kaneyama …

Awaji Beer Information

Awaji Beer is a Japanese brewery located in Hyogo, Japan. They have been brewing beer since April 1998, starting out with kölsch and alt style beers and didn’t make their first pilsner until 2010 – a rarity in Japanese brewing. Since then, they have expanded their range to six beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap …

Naruko no Kaze Brewery Information

Naruko no Kaze Brewery

Naruko no Kaze Brewery is a Japanese microbrewery located in Miyagi, Japan. The brewery started out in 1999, with the hope of invigorating the local area with the aim of attracting more tourists. They are associated with the Onikoube ski slope, which offers up skiing in the winter and hiking in the warmer months. The brewery uses locally sourced mountain …

Aomori Ji-Beer Information

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Aomori Ji-Beer is a microbrewery located in Uekita, Aomori, Japan. Like many other breweries in Japan, Aomori Ji-Beer started out as a sake brewer and branched out into beer production soon after the Japanese government reduced the requirements for beer production in 1994. They also have the honour of being the first temple in Japan to have a brewery on site …

Mojiko Retro Beer Information

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Mojiko Retro Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Fukuoka, Kyushu. They started brewing in 1998 and have been consistently producing mostly German style beers since, with Minematsu Kōnosuke, who became the head brewer in 2003. Since opening in 1998, it took almost 16 years for Mojiko Retro Beer to bring out a new beer – an amber style …

Kisoji Beer Information

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Kisoji Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Nagano, Japan. The brewery is owned by Kisoji Resorts, and can be found in an area that also has a hotel that is famous for its pudding and also blueberries. Kisoji Beer is brewed using locally sourced mountain water that comes from the melted snow on the top of the mountains …