Nagahama Roman Beer Information

Nagahama Roman Beer, also sometimes known as Roman Beer, is a craft beer brewery located in Shiga, Japan. Located on the shores of Lake Biwa, also known as Biwa-ko, Nagahama Roman Beer have been producing craft beer since 1996, the year the Japanese government loosened its restrictions on the production of beer. While not necessary a traditional German brewery, Nagahama Roman Beer …

Kaze no Tani Beer Information

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Kaze no Tani Beer, also know as Wind Valley Beer in English, is a craft beer brewery located in Shizuoka, Japan. Founded in 1997, Kaze no Tani were the first Japanese brewery – either macro or craft beer – to be certified as organic, back in 2000. Unlike other breweries in Japan, the majority, if not all, of their beers use organic …

Tago Brewery Company Information

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Tago Brewery Company is a craft beer brewery located in Okayama, Japan. Originally founded over 300 years ago under the name of Tako Honke Sake Brewery, like many other beer breweries in Japan, Tago Brewery Company started life out as a sake brewery before branching out in 1996 to encompass brewing beer. Their beers are sold under the Tsuyama Itsuha …

Daigo Brewery Information

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Daigo Brewery is a Japanese craft beer brewery based in Ibraki, Japan.  Daigo Brewery are brewers of the Yamizo Morino Beer range and also operate a brewpub on site too. Daigo Brewery’s beers are all made using malt imported from Germany and also local spring from the local Yachiyama mountain range. The brewery opened up soon after the Japanese government reduced legislation …

Hakuba Brewing Company Information

Hakuba Brewing Company is a craft beer brewery located in Hakuba Village, Nagano, Japan. They are the only brewery located in the area and use the local snow from Japan’s largest all-year round glacier in their beer. The brewery started in December 2015 and can also boost to be the only brewery in Japan to be 100% emission free as …

Hansharo Beer Information

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Hansharo Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Izunokuni city, Shizuoka. The brewery was founded in 1996, soon after the Japanese government loosened the restrictions for the beer licensing system. Like other breweries at the time, Hansharo Beer is owned by Kuraya Narusawa. The brewery and restaurant are near Izu Nagaoka Station on the Izu Hakone Line, about 20 minutes from Mishima …

Tainai Kogen Beer

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Tainai Kogen Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Tainai City, Niigata. It was founded in 2011 as an off-shoot to the Niigata Beer company and since then, has grown larger year upon year. The brewery strictly adheres to the Reinheitsgebot, the German purity law, so all of Tainai Kogen’s beers do not include any adjuncts, such as orange …

Michinoku Fukushima Beer Information

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Michinoku Fukushima Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. The brewery was founded in November 2003, and is very much a family operation with the president, Shinji-san the head, and his sons being two of the brewers. Michinoku Fukushima Beer was one of the first craft beer breweries to focus on German style recipes after a trip around Europe …

Hakodate Beer Information

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Hakodate Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Hakodate city, Hokkaido. It opened soon after the deregulation by the Japanese government of the beer licensing system back in December 1996. All of the beers use freshly sourced groundwater from Mt. Hakodate and due to the mineral content, such as calcium and magnesium, of the water, is considered to be …

Konishi Brewing Company Information

Konishi Brewing Company is brewery based in Osaka, Hyogo prefecture, that like many other craft beer breweries, started out in the sake brewing business over 450 years ago in 1550. With the popularity of Belgian beers, the Konishi Brewing company primarily focuses on Belgian style beers with their range and are also importers of beers from Belgium. Konishi Brewing Company Main …