Fujizakura Heights Mugen by Fujizakura Kanko Heights 

Fujizakura Heights Mugen

Fujizakura Heights Mugen is a 5.5% rye beer, also known as roggenbier, from Fujizakura Kanko Heights, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their draft range and first came out in 2017. If the name sounds funny, it’s because Fujizakura Heights Mugen is supposed to be a play on words. As it was explained to us “Roggen (which means rye) contains the …

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is a 5.5% stout from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range of beers, though if their recent releases are to go by, Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is similar to their recent foray into flavoured bottled stouts, such as their Almond Coffee Stout. Moreover, Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is …

Kokage IPA by Cocono Hops

Kokage IPA

Kokage IPA is a 7% American IPA from Cocono Hops, based in Nagano, Japan. Like the other beers in the Cocono Hops range, Kokage IPA is contract brewed but at Donryu Dream Beer and was first released in 2015 but unlike the other beers, Kokage IPA at the time of writing is only found on draft only with no plans for a …

Kyoto Brewing 6 Day Weekend by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing 6 Day Weekend

Kyoto Brewing 6 Day Weekend, or 週休6日 (shuukyuu muika) in Japanese,  is a 4.5% Belgian Ale from Kyoto Brewing Company based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup of craft beer and at the time of writing, can be found only on tap. Kyoto Brewing 6 Day Weekend was first released towards the end of 2016 though is still …

Ushitora Ultra Juicy by Ushitora Brewing

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Ushitora Ultra Juicy is a 6% American weisse from Ushitora Brewing, based in Tochigi, Japan. Like many of their other beers, Ushitora Ultra Juicy takes the batch number so it’s unknown whether it has been made before and is an evolution or whether it’s a new batch of beer from them. However, we do know that Ushitora Ultra Juicy is part of their limited …

Shonan Beer Sakura Gose by Kumazawa Shuzo 

Shonan Beer Sakura Gose

Shonan Beer Gose is a 4.5% gose from Kumazawa Shuzo based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative effort with Burnside Brewing Company, based in Oregon, USA, who hosted Takashi Tsutsui, who went over towards the middle of 2016 to brew this beer. This gose was kettle soured with Burnside’s house lactobacillus and has a delicate floral presence of Sakura which have …

Be Easy Waiha Session IPA by Be Easy Brewing 

Be Easy Waiha Session IPA

Be Easy Waiha Session IPA is a 4.8% session IPA from Be Easy Brewing, based in Aomori, Japan. Be Easy Waiha Session IPA is the fourth beer from the Be Easy Brewing and is part of their main lineup of draft beer, though there has been no news on whether we will see a bottled version soon. Be Easy Waiha Session IPA is …

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Y Market Dark Valley Oatmeal Stout by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Dark Valley Oatmeal Stout

Y Market Dark Valley Oatmeal Stout is a 6% oatmeal stout from Y Market Brewing, based in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their draft range of craft beer and can be found on tap across Japan. As the name suggests, Y Market Dark Valley Oatmeal Stout does contain oatmeal though the exact amount is unknown at the time of writing, though we do …

Be Easy Azumashi Wheat Ale by Be Easy Brewing 

Be Easy Azumashi Wheat

Be Easy Azumashi Wheat Ale is a 5.1% American wheat ale from Be Easy Brewing, based in Akita, Japan. Along with their Be Easy Debbie’s Pale Ale, Be Easy Azumashi Wheat was part of their first batch of beers made back in December 2016. At the time of writing, Be Easy Azumashi Wheat Ale can only be found on tap in limited areas …

Yokohama YABAcious IPA by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama YABAcious IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Yokohama Brewery, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It was part of their entry into the 2017 Japan Brewers’ Cup, held in Yokohama, and since then, can be found on tap across Japan. There has been some change in the brewers, with Gojo-san moving on, so does Yokohama YABAcious IPA indicate a new direction …