Lambic in Hon-Atsugi, Kanagawa

Lambic Front

Lambic One Paragraph Review It’s a shame that Lambic is so far away from the train station but needs must. It’s a great little bar with a fun chilled out environment with good beers on tap – what more could you want from a bar? I’ve long been accustomed to beer glasses in Japan being smaller than the UK sizes …

Atsugi Camden IPA by Atsugi Beer

Atsugi Camden IPA is a 5% session IPA brewed by Atsugi Beer, based in Atsugi, Kanagawa. It’s an additional beer to their range of contract beers as this is brewed for the Beer Pub Camden range of bars in Tokyo. It was first brewed as part of the 5th anniversary celebrations for the bar but can be found on tap both …

Atsugi Beer Interview with Mochizuki-san

Lambic Mochizuki-san

Atsugi Beer has been operating since 1997, and has been at the same location for the whole time. Quite rare for a Japanese brewery to have been in the same place for so long, but when the local politician not only asks you to make a beer for the area but also provides you with the building, then why move? …

Atsugi Hopslave by Atsugi Beer

Atsugi Hopslave (Bottled)

Atsugi Hopslave is a 9% imperial IPA from Atsugi Beer in collaboration with Thrashzone Brew Labo. It is sold at both Thrashzone locations and also at Lambic in Atsugi. It has its origins in the Russian River Pliny the Elder with Mochizuki-san and Katsuki-san wanting to brew something similar to that beer but not a copy. With the goal of achieving …

Atsugi Beer Information

Atsugi Beer Logo

Atsugi Beer is a brewery located in Atsugi-shi, western Kanagawa and was founded in 1997. The owner and head brewer, Mochizuki-san, first discovered beer on a trip to Germany on his honeymoon which convinced him about the craftsmanship and dedication needed in making beer. His first brewery experience was with a winery, Yamato Budōshū in Yamanashi, which eventually branched out …

Atsugi Stout by Atsugi Beer Company

Atsugi Stout

Atsugi Stout is a 6.5% English style stout from Atusgi Beer Company in Kanagawa and is part of the year-round range. It has also won two beer awards back in 2006 for best bottled beer and also best dark ale at the Japan Beer Cup. Atsugi Stout used to be known as the Atsugi Marine Brew Stout as it was …

Atsugi White Ale by Atsugi Beer

Atsugi White Ale

Atsugi White Ale is a Belgian White or witbier from Atsugi Beer, Kanagawa and is a mild 4%, designed for session drinking. Moreover, Atusgi Beer recommends that this beer is chilled to below 10ºc for best drinking. Besides that, there is not much other information out there on this beer. Atsugi White Ale Aroma and Taste After I realised that this …

Atsugi Hachey by Atsugi Beer Company

Atsugi Hachey

Atsugi Hachey is a Belgian blonde ale that has been infused with honey sourced from the Yokohama area. The original honey for Atsugi Hachey came from near the Emperor silkworm warehouse’s office close to the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, also known as Akarenga-soko, located near Bashamichi, Yokohama. Atsugi Hachey Aroma and Taste Atsugi Hachey poured out a cloudy golden-yellow colour with plenty of …

Atsugi Honey Ale by Atsugi Beer

atsugi honey ale

Atsugi Honey Ale is a beer brewed using an American pale ale recipe with a good dosage of honey in the mix. I have to admit, even though Atsugi Beer is really near to where I live, I have never seen them in stock in the area. Atsugi Honey Ale won the best fruit beer award in the 1998 International …