Y Market Golden Combi by Y Market Brewing 

Y Market Golden Combi ワイマーケットゴールデンコンビー

Y Market Golden Combi is a 5% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, Japan. It’s another entry into their draught only range and was first released in October 2017. The Golden Combi name stems its colour and also from from it being brewed with “traditional” American IPA hops of Chinook, Centennial, and Horizon. Y Market Golden Combi …

Baird Fire in the Belly by Baird Beer

Baird Fire in the Belly

Baird Fire in the Belly by Baird Beer, or to give it its full name Baird Fire in the Belly – Doug’s Red Ale, is a 6% amber ale from Baird Beer, based in Shuzenji, Shizuoka. It’s part of their seasonal draft range, though we’ve heard it has made it into bottles a couple of times. Baird Fire in the Belly is …

Ise Kadoya Neko Nihiki by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Neko Nihiki

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 …

Nide Gyaru Blonde by Brimmer Brewing 

Good Beer Faucets Beer 3

Nide Gyaru Blonde is a 5% blonde ale from Brimmer Brewing, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their contract range for Good Beer Faucets and as such, it’s one of the many in-house beers that can be found at the Shibuya branch. Not much is known about how Nide Gyaru Blonde is made but let me tell you this – …

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 …

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Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA is a 6.5% IPA from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of the New England IPA craze that seems to have made some in-roads in Japan and was first on sale at the end of April 2017. Compared to the Sankt Gallen Yokohama XPA, Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA uses three times as many …

Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA by Outsider Brewing 

Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA

Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA is an 8% double IPA from Outside Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their draft line up and was first released in 2017 for part of their 5th anniversary celebrations. Like many of the Outsider Brewing range of beers, Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA is brewed with imported Australians hops with this beer using Ella hops, …

Fukushima Michinoku FO2 Weizen by Michinoku Fukushima Beer

Craft Beer iBrew Wired Beer 2

Fukushima Michinoku FO2 Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Michinoku Fukushima Brewery, based in Fukushima, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative effort with Craft Beer iBrew to produce and in-house beer and it can be found at both locations of iBrew and iBrew Wired. Not much is known about Fukushima Michinoku FO2 Weizen besides it contains double the amount of locally …

Fujizakura Heights Mugen by Fujizakura Kanko Heights 

Fujizakura Heights Mugen

Fujizakura Heights Mugen is a 5.5% rye beer, also known as roggenbier, from Fujizakura Kanko Heights, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their draft range and first came out in 2017. If the name sounds funny, it’s because Fujizakura Heights Mugen is supposed to be a play on words. As it was explained to us “Roggen (which means rye) contains the …

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout

Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is a 5.5% stout from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range of beers, though if their recent releases are to go by, Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is similar to their recent foray into flavoured bottled stouts, such as their Almond Coffee Stout. Moreover, Ise Kadoya Kenya Coffee Stout is …