Brimmer Stout by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer Stout

Brimmer Stout is a 5% dry stout from Brimmer Brewing, based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. It’s part of their autumnal line up of craft beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. And besides that, that’s all the information I could find out about this beer. Brimmer Stout Aroma and Taste Without having much to …

Brimmer Pale Ale by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer Pale Ale

Brimmer Pale Ale is a 5.5% American pale ale from Brimmer Brewing, based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. It’s part of their all-year range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on draft across Japan. Brimmer Pale Ale Aroma and Taste Brimmer Pale Ale poured out a light golden colour with a slight haziness to the beer though I …

Brimmer Hunky Punk IPA by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer Hunky Punk IPA

Brimmer Hunky Punk IPA is a 6% American IPA brewed by Brimmer Brewing, based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. If you’ve been to the Charcoal Green Bashamichi branch, then you can have the chance to try it as it’s their in-house beer brewed for them. At the time of writing, it can only be found at that branch. Brimmer Hunky Punk IPA …

Brimmer Session Black IPA by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer Session Black IPA

Brimmer Session Black IPA is a 5.5% black IPA from Brimmer Brewing, based in Kawasaki. It was originally brewed for Watering Hole’s second anniversary in 2014, but Brimmer Session Black IPA is now part of their seasonal range of beer and was released in bottles in 2015. When it originally came out, it had an abv of 4.5% but it seems …

Brimmer California Common by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer California Common

It was at the newly opened Beer Animal that I had the chance to try Brimmer California Common, though which version it is I was unsure. Brimmer makes a Northern California Common and also a Traditional California Common too so I’m going to lump this one with that last option. It’s a 5% California common style beer – wait let me explain …

Brimmer California Spring Ale by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer California Spring Ale

Brimmer California Spring Ale is Brimmer Brewing’s most recent specialty beer. It’s a 5.5% Golden Ale, and I was given it by Rob who got it from Deguchiya. I personally haven’t been able to find a shop that stocks Brimmer west of Yokohama, despite looking in almost FIVE shops. Fortunately I have my own beer fixer who can get it …

Brimmer Brewing Information

Brimmer Brewing Logo

Brimmer Brewing, based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, is a small microbrewery that is owned by Scott Brimmer and his wife Yoshiko Brimmer. Along with Chris Macomber, Brimmer Brewing have been making their range of beers since summer 2011 and have been increasing their range ever since. Brimmer Brewing is one of the few microbreweries in Japan that possess a beer license, …

Brimmer Brewing Interview

Brimmer Beer Interview Scott

BeerTengoku spent a brisk November morning getting under the feet of the busy folks at Brimmer Brewing out in Kuji, Kawasaki City. Kuji is not exactly a bucolic paradise. Served by a single tiny station, the primary industry appears to be mainly garbage-centric. As we walked along the trickle of a river towards Brimmer Brewing on this chilly morning, we …

Brimmer Golden Ale by Brimmer Brewing

Brimmer Golden Ale

Here at BeerTengoku, we love us some draft beers but once in a while, we’d love those draft beers to come in bottles so we can drink at home. Brimmer Golden Ale is one of those beers that we want and we got one. It is a golden ale that has been nominated as Brimmer’s session ale and at 5.5%, Brimmer Golden Ale …

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Closed: Brimmer Beer Box in Omotesando, Tokyo

Brimmer Beer Box

Editor Note: Brimmer Beer Box has closed down. This review has been kept for posterity’s sake Brimmer Beer Box is located about five minutes away from Omotesando station, an upmarket part of Tokyo that scares me because I simply do not fit in there. Swathes of high-end fashion and jewellery stores mean me in my usual clothes of jeans and t-shirt either stick …