Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL 伊勢角屋アドリブIPL

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL, or to give it its full name Ise Kadoya Jam Session Brew Ad Lib IPL, is a 6% Indian Pale Lager from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and can be found on tap and on bottles. It’s a collaborative brew with Spring Valley Brewery with the head brewers from …

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA 伊勢角屋オニノスライミーティアーズIPA

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Oni Densetsu, based in Hokkaido. It was brewed to celebrate Ise Kadoya’s 21st anniversary in 2018, so it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a one-off or will come out again. …

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Fujizakura Okite Yaburi by Fujizakura Heights Beer

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi 富士桜おきてやぶり

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi is a 5.5% India Pale Weizen that is a collaboration between Fujizakura Heights Beer, based in Yamanashi, and Shiga Kogen, based in Nagano. It was brewed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fujizakura Heights Beer in July. As such, it’s a limited edition beer with no plans for any more releases. In a turn up for the …

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast ファーイースト バイシクル コーヒー アイピーエーダークロースト

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast a 6% Belgian IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and follows the Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA with this one using a dark roast coffee from Bicycle Coffee, based in Tokyo. This dark roast uses a blend of El Platanillo, San Marcos, Guatemala coffee. At the …

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast ファーイースト バイシクル コーヒー アイピーエー ミディアムロースト

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast is a 6% Belgian IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and follows the Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA with this one using a medium roast coffee from Bicycle Coffee, based in Tokyo. This medium roast uses a blend of Asdeflor, Huehuetenango, Guatemala coffee. At the …

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA By Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA 常陸野ネストビール ブリューベースイージーライドIPA

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA is a 6% American IPA from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of a collaborative effort with Daytona and Transporter (both Japanese magazines) with the former being about motorcycles (alcohol and vehicles being a big nono in Japan) and the latter being a beer magazine. Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA is brewed with freshly pressed coconut …

Ise Kadoya Neko Nihiki by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Neko Nihiki is an 8% NE IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of a collaborative brew they did with Culmination Brewing, an American brewery based in Portland, Oregon. It originally came out in June 2017; however, do to its popularity, Ise Kadoya have brewed again it for distribution on tap across Japan. It’s unknown …

Ise Kadoya Wild Boy’s IPA by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Wild Boy's IPA

Ise Kadoya Wild Boy’s IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of a 2017 collaboration brew with Mondo Brewing, a London based brewery that has connections with Japan as the head brewer, Tom, lived in Japan before starting Mondo Brewing. At the time of writing, Ise Kadoya Wild Boy’s IPA is a limited …

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 …

Shiga Kogen Monkey Claws by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Monkey Claws

Shiga Kogen Monkey Claws is a 12% barleywine from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, that was the second of two beers with Hair of the Dog brewery from the USA, with the other being Shiga Kogen Adamu. It’s released annually in January in limited quantities with the 2016 edition only having 1,800 bottles released. At the time of writing, it can …