Songbird Cuvée de Printemps by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Cuvée de Printemps is a 7% Belgian strong ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Songbird Cuvée de Printemps is brewed using a large, but unknown, amount of wheat and dried Styrian Golding hops too. Songbird Cuvée de Printemps …

Songbird Wheat by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Wheat

Songbird Wheat is a 4.5% wheat ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It started out as part of the summer line up in 2015 as an English summer ale, and got promoted to their regular line up in 2016 as a wheat ale. It’s brewed with the addition of coriander seeds to make it classified as a happoshu. …

Songbird Moderne by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Moderne

Songbird Moderne is an 8.5% Belgian-style tripel from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and was first released on tap in October 2016 and then in bottled form in December 2016. Brewery Songbird managed to import some Wyeast Belgian yeast, the same strain that is used in the famed Westmalle Beer range. At …

Songbird Biere de Garde by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Biere de Garde

Songbird Biere de Garde is a 7% French strong ale from Brewery Songbird that is part of their winter lineup of beers. The Bière de Garde style of beer is a first for us at BeerTengoku, and meant we had to some serious research. The phrase roughly translates to “beer for storage” or “beer for keeping” and are beers that …

Songbird Le Jardinier by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Le Jardinier

Songbird Le Jardinier is a 5% Belgian spiced / herb beer from Brewery Songbird in Chiba that is part of their winter seasonal lineup of beer. It’s produced using locally sourced peel from green lemons and herbs harvested from the gardens around Brewery Songbird. I know we have tried to use the hashtag #drinklocal but perhaps this was taking it …

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 …

Songbird Motueka Pale Ale by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Motueka Pale Ale

Songbird Motueka Pale Ale is a 5.2% English pale ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It is part of its spring seasonal line up of beers. It started out as a seasonal beer in 2015 but I thought it had been promoted with the fancy label design and not one of the simple paper tags hung around the neck. Alas, no. Moreover, …

Songbird Session IPA by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Session IPA

Songbird Session IPA is a 4.5% session IPA from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, Chiba. It’s part of their 2016 limited edition line up, and was first released in May 2016. It’s brewed using Cascade hops (we think!) but besides that, there is no other information on the label nor on the Brewery Songbird homepage. Songbird Session IPA Aroma and …

Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga

Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga is a 5% fruit beer from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, Chiba. It’s part of their 2016 summer lineup, and as such, it’s unknown whether it will come out again, what with Brewery Songbird’s penchant for changing their lineup quickly than others. The beer contains natsumikan, also known as summer oranges or amanatsu, and shouga, known …

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla by Songbird Brewery

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla is a 6% Belgian bruin style beer from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba. Without wanting to rehash the Songbird Maltina review, it’s part of the limited edition range of beers and first came out in October 2015. As it’s part of their seasonal lineup of beers, like the rest of their beers, the only identifying tag on …