Harvestmoon IPA by Harvestmoon 

Harvestmoon IPA ハーベストムーンIPA

Harvestmoon IPA is a 6% American IPA from Harvestmoon Brewery, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of the autumn seasonal line up, and can be found in both bottles and on tap at the time of writing. It’s brewed with three different kinds of imported American hops; however, the most confusing thing about it is that Harvestmoon advertise it as having …

Daisen G Yago Aki Agari by Kumezakura Daisen Brewery

Daisen G Yago Aki Agari

Daisen G Yago Aki Agari is a 7% rice lager from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their Autumn seasonal range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed using locally sourced Yamada-nishiki sake rice, which also happens to be brewed onsite near the Kumezakura Brewery, with this Daisen G Yago Aki Agari version …

Hansharo Yama Da! Koyo Da! Wheat Ale by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Yama Da! Koyo Da! Wheat Ale

Hansharo Yama Da! Koyo Da! Wheat Ale is a 5% American wheat ale from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their Autumn seasonal line up and its name  roughly translates to “Look at the mountains! Look at the falling leaves!” – talk about writing a catchy name there. The brewer, Yamada-san, is known for his liking of …

Baeren Iwate Wit by Baeren 

Baeren Iwate Wit

Baeren Iwate Wit is a 4.5% witbier, or Belgian white ale as they call it, from Baeren, based in Iwate, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. The name stems from the fact that locally sourced wheat, known as nambu komugi, is used during brewing and …

Baird Tohoku Wet Hop Ale 2016 by Baird Beer

Baird Tohoku Wet Hop Ale 2016

Baird Tohoku Wet Hop Ale 2016 is a 5.5% American pale ale from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup, in conjunction with the hop harvest in Japan. The “wet hop” refers to using the whole hops cones that have not been dried before being used in the boil and in dry hopping, in …

Baird Country Girl Kabocha Ale by Baird Beer

Baird Country Girl Kabocha Ale カントリーガール かぼちゃエール

Baird Country Girl Kabocha Ale is a 6% fruit beer from Baird Beer that is part of their Autumn seasonal lineup of beer. The name Country Girl stems from the personal history of Bryan Baird himself and is a homage to his mother. Kabocha differ from the usual pumpkins found in the west with hard green skins and is sweeter …

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale by Nasu Kogen Beer

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale 那須高原もみじエール

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale is a 5% spiced / fruit beer from Nasu Kohgen Beer. It is part of their autumn seasonal lineup and is on sale from the beginning of October. The word momiji translates into maple in English and the leaves are a common fixation with Japanese cuisine, in particular sweets, around that time of year, with momiji …

Songbird Myltille Noir by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Myltille Noir

Songbird Myltille Noir is 5.5% fruit beer / dark saison from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba. It is part of their autumn seasonal lineup and was first released in autumn 2015. Songbird Myltille Noir contains over 20% of pickled blueberries which have been sourced from Yotsukaido, also located in Chiba. It can be found in bottles when on sale. Songbird Myltille Noir Aroma and …

Kisoji Niagara Pale Ale by Kisoji Beer

Jingle Beer & Dining Beer 1 Kisoji Niagara Pale Ale

Kisoji Niagara Pale Ale is a 5.5% fruit beer that has an American pale ale base from Kisoji Beer, based in Nagano, Japan. At the time of writing, it was supposed to be an autumn seasonal; however, it’s not spring so it’s unknown whether it has become part of their all-year line up or a late release. It’s brewed using …

Daisen G Beer Information

Daisen G Beer

Daisen G Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Tottori prefecture, in the Chugoku region, just north of Okayama. Located at the base of Mt. Daisen, which is more commonly known as Hōkifuji in the area, the brewery opened in 1997 as an off-shoot of the sake producing company Kumezakura Shuzō and San-in Sanso Corporation, a company that deals …