Kujukuri Ocean Beer Weizen by Kankiku Shuzo

Kujukuri Ocean Beer Weizen

Kujukuri Ocean Beer Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen from the Chiba Triangle, the Area X of Kanto, the only place I know with a number for a name, Kujukuri beach! Been there yet, guys? To the SARDINE MUSEUM?! (Only three reviews in and I’m seriously scraping the bottom of the mash tun to hit my word count on these beers …

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Baeren Winter Weizen by Baeren

Baeren Winter Weizen ベアレン冬のヴァイツェン

Baeren make a couple of different weizens: the Baeren Summer Weizen and this the Baeren Winter Weizen. Baeren have produced a 5% German hefeweizen that is winter because of the label on the bottle and some bolder flavours according to the Baeren lineup on their website. It is on sale from November onwards and can be found in both bottles …

Sagami Weizen by Koganei Shuzo

Sagami Weizen

Sagami Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen from Koganei Shuzo that is brewed to a German recipe that contains over 50% German wheat, with the deeper colours being provided by the pilsner malt used too. Sagami Weizen can be found on draft and also in bottles across Kanagawa. And that’s all about I could find out about it. Sagami Weizen Aroma …

Hitachino Nest Weizen by Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Nest Weizen

Hitachino Nest Weizen is a 5.5% hefeweizen style beer from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki prefecture. It’s brewed using Cascade, Chinook, and Amarillo hops during the boil stages, giving it an American influence. At the time of writing, the beer can be found in both regular 350ml and 750ml bottles as well as on draft. Hitachino Nest Weizen Aroma and …

Sanuki Weizen by Kagawa Brewery

Sanuki Weizen

Sanuki Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen style beer from Kagawa Brewery, based in Shikoku. It’s available in both bottles and cans, though the labels vary greatly so make sure you know what you are getting yourself in for when you buy the canned version. The kuukai, or 空海 label, was introduced in 2006 as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations …

Nasu Kogen Weizen by Nasu Kohen Beer

Nasu Kogen Weizen

Nasu Kogen Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Nasu Kogen Beer, from Tochigi. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and is brewed using a traditional recipe from the Bayern region of Germany and also uses ingredients from that area. Nasu Kogen Weizen won the gold medal at the 2001 International Beer Cup though thankfully that isn’t emblazoned …

Tainai Kogen Weizen by Tainai Kogen Beer

Tainai Weizen 胎内ヴァイツェン

Tainai Kogen Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen style beer from Tainai Kogen Beer, brewed in Tainai city in Niigata. It’s brewed to a traditional Bavarian recipe that uses a minimum of 50% wheat malt and, urgh, is advertised as being recommended for women. Why men can’t drink wheat beers is beyond me but according to Tainai Kogen Beer, Tainai Kogen …

Shonan Weizen by Kumazawa Brewing

Shonan Beer Weizen 湘南ビールヴァイツェン

Shonan Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen from Kumazawa Brewing that is, most surprisingly, a spring seasonal beer from them rather than part of their all-year round range of beers. There is a distinct lack of information about it on the Kumazawa Brewing homepage and their Shonan Weizenbock seems to bring up more results in Japanese and in English when I …

Chateau Kamiya Weizen by Ushiku Brewery

Chateau Kamiya Weizen

Hefeweizens are fast catching up with pilsners as the style of beer in Japan and Chateau Kamiya Weizen is doing its best to ensure that the pilsners get no rest. It’s a 5% spring seasonal from Ushiku Brewery…wait…a seasonal hefeweizen, a turn up for the books. Let’s start again. It’s a 5% spring seasonal from Ushiku Brewery that is on sale from mid …

Tama no Megumi Weizen by Ishikawa Shuzo

Tama no Megumi Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Ishikawa Shuzo that was once part of their all-year round range of beers but moved to a spring seasonal. It’s brewed using locally sourced water from underground and the final beer is left unfiltered and unpasteurized, hence a short shelf life for this beer. It can be found in bottles …