Baird Wheat King Wit by Baird Beer

Baird Wheat King Wit

Baird Wheat King Wit is a 5% witbier from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer, and Baird Wheat King Wit can be found in both bottles and on tap. Unlike other witbiers, Baird Wheat King Wit doesn’t contain any orange peel or coriander during brewing, so if you’re expecting something with those flavours …

Baird Ganko Oyaji Barley Wine by Baird Beer

Baird Ganko Oyaji Barley Wine

Baird Ganko Oyaji Barley Wine is an 11% barley wine from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal line up and can be found in bottles and on tap from February onwards. The name roughly translates to “stubborn old man” and is brewed with Maris Otter, along with some rye and cara malts too. The 2016 …

Baird Numazu Lager by Baird Beer

Baird Numazu Lager

(Contains spoilers for the 2007 Christian Bale/ Hugh Jackman movie “The Prestige”, so go and watch that before reading this if you don’t want the end kind of spoiled, although to be honest you can work it out by the halfway point of the movie. Great movie too. David Bowie’s in it!) Well, this is awkward. Back in summer I …

Baird Single Take Session Ale by Baird Beer

Baird Single Take Session Ale

Baird Single Take Session Ale is a 4.5% Belgian pale ale from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and is brewed using the in-house Belgian strain of yeast and is also unfiltered too, so be careful when you’re pouring it as you may disturb the sediment at the bottom of the …

Baird Smoke & Fire Habanero Stout by Baird Beer

Baird Smoke & Fire Habanero Stout

Baird Smoke & Fire Habanero Stout is a 5% stout from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka. It’s part of their seasonal line up of craft beer and can be found on sale in mid-November onwards. It’s brewed using smoked malt imported from Germany; the same kind of malt that is used in rauchbiers, and also contains locally grown habanero peppers, …

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 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 …

Baird Country Girl Kabocha Ale by Baird Beer

Baird Country Girl Kabocha Ale

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 …

Nide Monster CIPA by Baird Beer

Nide Monster CIPA

Nide Monster CIPA is a 7% IPA brewed by Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, and it’s brewed for Nide Beer, who run Goodbeer Faucets and the online store Goodbeer.jp too. It’s made with 5 different kinds of hops, though which hops are used are unknown at the time of writing,  and can be found as the house beer in the …