Kyoto Brewing Berugii kara no Chouhouin by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing Berugii kara no Chouhouin

Kyoto Brewing Berugii kara no Chouhouin is a 5% amber ale from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and is brewed using Pilsner, Biscuit Malt, Cara 50, and Special B malts imported from Belgium with Mistral, Triskel, and Barb Rouge hops imported from France.Kyoto Brewing Berugii kara no Chouhouin roughly translates to “the …

Ushitora Okaeri Pils by Ushitora Brewing

Bakushuan Ebisu Ushitora Kaeripils

Ushitora Okaeri Pils is a 5.5% pilsner brewed by Ushitora Brewing, based in Tochigi. It’s #119 in the ever expanding list of Uetake-san’s beers – surely someone must have a personal favourite there by now?! Like pretty much the rest of the Ushitora Brewing range, trying to find any information about their beer is next to impossible, and like the rest …

Kyoto Ichii Senshin by Kyoto Brewing Company

Vabene Shimokitazawa Kyoto Ichii Senshin

Kyoto Ichii Senshin is a 6.5% Belgian IPA from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their year-round range of draft beer, with “ichii senshin” roughly translating to “single-minded”. Like many of the other beers from Kyoto Brewing Company, Kyoto Ichii Senshin has a Belgian influence with the yeast being from the Belgian Ardennes strain, and the American …

Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA by Ushitora Brewing

Bakushuan Ebisu Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA

Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA, or #113 Virgin Trip IPA to give it its official designation, is a 7.2% American IPA brewed by Ushitora Brewing, based on Tochigi, Japan. Like pretty much the rest of the Ushitora Brewing range, trying to find any information about their beer is next to impossible, and like the rest of the batches brewed by them, Ushitora Virgin …

Kobushi Hana Strong IPA by Hanyu Brewery

Kobushi Hana Strong IPA

Kobushi Hana Strong IPA is a 7.5% English IPA from Hanyu Brewery, based in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range and that’s about it for all we could out about this beer. Kobushi Hana Strong IPA Aroma and Taste I initially thought this was a mistake. Hanyu Brewery make the Kobushi Hana IPA and I found that to be …

Baird Product of Time Saison by Baird Beer

Baird Product of Time Saison

Baird Product of Time Saison is an 8% imperial saison from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s a beer that is part of Craftsman Yokohama special line up and can be found on tap for a limited time only, though until when is unknown. Moreover, there is surprisingly a lack of information from either Baird Beer or on the …

Baird Red Comet Collaboration IPA by Baird Beer

Baird Red Comet Collaboration IPA

Baird Red Comet Collaboration IPA is a 5.5% IPA from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It was first brewed back in February 2016, and first on sale in July 2016. It’s part of a collaborative effort with Funk Estate, a New Zealand based craft beer brewery. It’s brewed with a mixture of New Zealand Motueka & Nelson Sauvin grown …

Outsider Bunyip IPA by Outsider Brewing

Outsider Bunyip IPA

Outsider Bunyip IPA is 6.5% English IPA from Outsider Brewing, based in Kofu, Yamanashi. It’s part of their all-year round range of draft beer, though there are no plans at the time of writing to release it in bottles. It’s brewed using 100% Australian grown Cascade hops though we’re unsure about how those hops are utilised. Outsider Bunyip IPA Aroma …

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Y Market Japanese Roast Ale by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Japanese Roast Ale

Y Market Japanese Roast Ale is a 5.8% American-style brown ale from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. It’s brewed using imported Cascade, Centennial, and Citra hops from the US, though the Japanese influence is strong with two-types of Japanese barley tea, 2-row and 6-row, first roasted and then placed in the secondary fermentation. At the time of …

Sennan Stout by Sennan Craft Beer

Sennan Stout

Sennan Stout is a 7% English stout from Sennan Craft Beer, based in Miyagi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It took bronze at the International Beer Competition in 2014. Sennan Stout is brewed with double the amount of malt that Sennan Craft Beer usually use, hence …