Daisen G Bock by Kumezakura Brewery

Daisen G Bock 大山Gビールボック

Daisen G Bock is a 6.5% bock beer from Kumezakura Brewery, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup and is usually on sale towards the end of the season. Daisen G Bock was first released in 2015 as part of a limited run for an event Kumezakura Brewery did, but then proved to be so popular that …

Daisen G Weihen Hop By Kumezakura Shuzo 

Daisen G Weihen Hop

Daisen G Weihen Hop is a 6% wheat ale from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their autumn lineup of craft beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Daisen G Weihen Hop is brewed using locally sourced hops from Oyama every summer before being dried and then used in the beer. The …

Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine By Kumezakura Shuzo 

Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine

Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine is a 9% wheat wine from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their winter seasonal range though it can be found on sale until stocks run out with this bottle coming from 2015. One of the best things about Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine is that only vintage versions are sold – that …

Doppo Dunkel by Miyashita Shuzo

Doppo Dunkel

Doppo Dunkel is a 5% dunkel beer from Miyashita Shuzo, based in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on draft across Japan. And that’s the description for this beer. Sorry ladies and gentlemen. Doppo Dunkel Aroma and Taste Doppo Dunkel poured out a light copper brown colour with a …

Daisen G Kohaku Weiss by Kumezakura Daisen Brewery

Daisen G Kohaku Weiss

Daisen G Kohaku Weiss is a 5.5% German hefeweizen from Kumezakura Daisen Brewery, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup, and can be found in both bottle and on tap. The name Kohaku, which means amber in English, is used to differentiate this from their regular weizen. Even though it has the word “kohaku” in its name, Daisen …

Tsuyama Stout by Tago Brewing Company

Tsuyama Stout

Tsuyama Stout is a 5% English stout from Tago Brewing Company, based in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their all year round range of craft beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Tsuyama Stout comes in two different labels: this one below as part of the range of space label beers, and also a regular label titled …

Doppo White Beer for Oyster by Miyashita Shuzo

Doppo White Beer for Oyster

Doppo White Beer for Oyster (what a catchy name!) is a 5% German hefeweizen from Miyashita Shuzo, based in Okayama, Japan. It’s available all-year round, primarily in bottles, though we have seen it on tap across Kanto. Rather than being a beer that has been specially designed for local oysters, the brewers took a recipe from Germany and have used speciality …

Kure Pale Ale by Kure Beer

Kure Pale Ale

Kure Pale Ale is a 5.5% American pale ale from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their summer seasonal range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan when on sale. It’s brewed using four different kinds of aroma hops, though which ones they are is unsure as nothing is listed about them on …

Kure Black IPA by Kure Beer

Kure Black IPA

Kure Black IPA is a 4.7% black IPA from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It was first released in March 2016 and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan; however, at the time of writing we’re unsure if it is an actual seasonal beer or an all-year round edition. Kure Black IPA is brewed using 5 different …

Johana Hikiyama Black by Johana Beer

Johana Hikiyama Black

Johana Hikiyama Black is a 5.5% black IPA from Johana Beer, based in Toyama, Japan. It was first released in 2016 and appeared in their spring seasonal lineup again in 2017, though it’s unknown whether it’s become part of their all-year lineup or not? I guess it’s only taken Japan a couple of years to catch up with the black …