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Baeren Summer Weizen by Baeren 

Baeren Summer Weizen

Baeren Summer Weizen is a 5% German Hefeweizen brewed by Baeren, in Iwate, Japan. Confusingly, Baeren also make a winter weizen but it seems this is the summer version of it that can still be found throughout Japan. Baeren Summer Weizen differs from the Baeren Winter Weizen in that the flavours are softer to accommodate the searing heat that is face by those …

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 …

Tainai Kogen Citra Weizen by Taniai Kogen Beer 

Tainai Kogen Citra Weizen

Tainai Kogen Citra Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap. If you hadn’t guessed from the name, Tainai Kogen Citra Weizen uses Citra hops for bittering and flavouring, rather than your usual Tettnanger or Hallertau hops which …

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Mojiko Retro Weizen by Mojiko Retro Beer

Mojiko Retro Weizen

Mojiko Retro Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen from Mojiko Retro Beer, based in Fukuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Mojiko Retro Weizen marks Mojiko Retro Beer’s first appearance on BeerTengoku – not for want of trying but just trying to find their beers in Kanto is …

Kyoto Nagoriyuki by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Nagoriyuki

Kyoto Nagoriyuki is a 4.9% hefeweizen from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. Confusingly, it’s part of their year round line up, but also a limited release, so I’m guessing, once they have made a batch of it, no more of it will be made for the year. Perhaps? Nagoriyuki roughly translates into “lingering snow” – the kind of …

Miyajima Weizen by Miyajima Beer

Miyajima Weizen

Miyajima Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Miyajima Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of craft beer and can be found in cans, occasionally in bottles, and on tap at various places.A beer with little to no background behind it. The can was bereft of any further details besides the usual “malt, hops, …

Bayern Meister Edel Weiss by Bayern Meister Bier

Bayern Meister Edel Weiss

Bayern Meister Edel Weiss is a 5.5% German hefeweizen from Bayern Meister Bier, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s brewed to a south German Bayern recipe which means it’s top fermented and contains lots of live yeast. The beer came about because the owner at Bayern Meister Beer missed this style of beer when he came to Japan. At the time of …

Wind Valley Weizen by Kaze no Tani Brewery

Wind Valley Weizen

Wind Valley Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Kaze no Tani Brewery, based in Shizuoka. It’s part of their summer seasonal range of craft beers and like the rest of the beers from Kaze no Tani Brewery, it has been classified as an organic beer. Wind Valley Weizen is brewed with a grain bill consisting of 50% wheat malt and undergoes natural carbonation …

Kure Weizen by Kure Beer

Kure Weizen

Kure Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Kure Beer, based in Kure city, Hiroshima. It is part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on draft across Japan. It won silver at the Japan Asia Beer Cup in 2013 and more importantly gold in the International Beer Awards back in 2011. …

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Nagahama WZN Special by Nagahama Roman Beer

Nagahama WZN Special

Nagahama WZN Special is a 5% German hefeweizen from Nagahama Roman Beer, based in Nagahama, Shiga prefecture. It’s part of their all-year round line up of beer and was first on sale in June 2016, following on from their Nagahama IPA Special. Nagahama WZN Special is brewed using imported German wheat and malt and is brewed to a Southern Germany style …