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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 …

North Island Brown Ale by North Island Beer

North Island Brown Ale

North Island Brown Ale is a 5% American style brown ale from North Island Beer, based in Ebetsu-city, Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of craft beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s only crowning glory among competitions was when it won the silver medal in 2008’s International Beer Competition. North Island …

Harvestmoon Brown Ale by Harvestmoon

Harvestmoon Brown Ale

Harvestmoon Brown Ale is a 5.5% American brown ale from Harvestmoon, based in Chiba. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and is brewed using American hops rather than British hops, as was traditional. At the time of writing, Harvestmoon Brown Ale can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Harvestmoon Brown Ale Aroma and Taste …

Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown

If you made it to the Keyaki Spring Beer Festival then you would have seen Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown on sale. It’s a collaborative beer between Tamamura Honten and Pizza Port Brewing from the USA. Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown is a 6% American brown ale that first came about when the Pizza Port Brewing …

Ise Kadoya Brown Ale by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Brown Ale

Ise Kadoya Brown Ale, alas, is not your average brown ale, rather it is an American brown ale from Ise Kadoya. It is brewed with different kinds of hops and is part of Ise Kadoya’s summer seasonal range though we have seen it available since then. Ise Kadoya Brown Ale came about after Nakanishi-san, head Brewer, tried to out do …