Far Yeast Nightcrawler by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Nightcrawler ファーイーストナイトクローラー

Far Yeast Nightcrawler is a 6% NE IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range of beers – this time with Transporter who helped work with Oh! La! Ho on the Oh! La! Ho Captain Crow Thrash Lager and Oh! La! Ho Captain Crow Extra Pale Ale. It came on sale in January 2018 and …

Swan Lake Strawberry Dark Saison by Hyouko Yashiki No Mori

Swan Lake Strawberry Dark Saison スワンレイクストロベリーダークセゾン

Swan Lake Strawberry Dark Saison is a 6% saison from Hyouko Yashiki No Mori, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their Valentine’s efforts for 2018 and was first released in late 2017. Swan Lake Strawberry Dark Saison is brewed using locally sourced Niigata strawberries, saison yeast, and also roasted black malts. Swan Lake Strawberry Dark Saison Aroma and Taste Swan Lake …

Hansharo Shizuoka Sake Yeast Beer by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Shizuoka Sake Yeast Beer 反射炉大吟醸ビール

Hansharo Shizuoka Sake Yeast Beer is a 5% speciality beer from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s also known as Hansharo Daijingo Masako, though the yeast used, a popular local strain is the same type for both beers – called daijingo. …

Shinshu Roman Wheat Ale By Reijin Shuzo 

Shinshu Roman Wheat Ale 信州浪漫ビール ウィートエール

Shinshu Roman Wheat Ale is a 5% wheat ale from Reijin Shuzo, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both cans and on tap across the Nagano region, but only in cans further afield. Not much is known about Shinshu Roman Wheat Ale besides it using a blend of waters from the …

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company 

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA ファーイースト バイシクル コーヒー アイピーエー

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA is a 6% Belgian IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and was first released in October 2017. Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA is a collaboration between Far Yeast, providing a Belgian IPA base for the beer, and also Bicycle Coffee Tokyo, a small independent coffee shop …

Karuizawa Kogen ESB (2017) by Yo-Ho Brewing 

Karuizawa Kogen ESB (2017) 軽井沢高原ビールESB

Karuizawa Kogen ESB (2017) is a 5.5% American style ESB, also known as an extra special bitter, from Yo-Ho Brewing. It’s part of the Karuizawa Kogen seasonal range though it has seen repeated releases over the last 10 – 15 years. It’s brewed using American hops to impart a stronger bitterness and citrus flavour than is usually found in the …

Karuizawa Kogen Brown Ale (2017) by Yo-Ho Brewing 

Karuizawa Kogen Brown Ale 軽井沢高原ブラウンエール

Karuizawa Kogen Brown Ale is a 5% brown ale from Yo-Ho Brewing, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap at the Yona Yona Beer Works bars. Karuizawa Kogen Brown Ale is brewed with six different kinds of malts as well as containing oats too. It’s unknown what hops …

Karuizawa Kogen Seasonal 2017: Session Wheat IPA by Yo-Ho Brewing

Session Wheat IPA by Yo-Ho Brewing 軽井沢高原2017年夏季限定セッションウィートIPA

Karuizawa Kogen Seasonal 2017 Session Wheat IPA is a 4.5% session wheat IPA made by Yo-Ho Brewing. Such a snappy name. You’d expect it from the company that produce such hits as “I’m Sorry I Didn’t Ask What You Liked Yuzu Salt Session Ale” and “Fine Day Immortal Mountain Wizard Barley Wine”. It’s made using Yumekaori wheat, which is native …

Far Yeast Belgian Stout by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Belgian Stout

Far Yeast Belgian Stout is a 7.5% stout from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their winter seasonal offerings and was first released in October 2017. Far Yeast Brewing Company took a foreign stout as their base and then used Belgian yeast to ferment followed up by some secondary fermentation in the bottle. At the …

Far Yeast Yuzu Session IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company 

Far Yeast Yuzu Session IPA / ファーイーストゆずセッションIPA

Far Yeast Yuzu Session IPA is a 4.5% session IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of a collaborative effort Far Yeast Brewing Company did with Beer Ma to celebrate the shop’s first year anniversary. Far Yeast Yuzu Session IPA is brewed using locally sourced yuzu, also known as Japanese citron. At the time of …