Hidatakayama Pilsner by Hida Takayama Beer

Hidatakayama Pilsner

Hidatakayama Pilsner is a 5% pilsner from Hida Takayama Beer, based in Gifu-ken. It’s brewed with 100% (thank goodness) and locally sourced water from the mountains. Besides that, there isn’t much information about this beer in English or in Japanese. It can be found in bottles, cans, and also on draft form as well. Hidatakayama Pilsner Aroma and Taste Hidatakayama …

Hidatakayama Karumina by Hida Takayama Beer

Hidatakayama Karumina

Hidatakayama Karumina is a 10% Belgian strong ale from Hida Takayama Beer in Gifu. Karumina, which roughly translates to “black jewel” also undergoes bottle fermentation as well, so you may find sediment at the bottom of it. It’s also part of their year-round range and can be found in bottles or on draft. Hidatakayama Karumina Aroma and Taste Whenever I’ve …

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Hidatakayama Weizen by Hida Takayama Beer

Hidatakayama Weizen

Hidatakayama Weizen is a German hefeweizen that is a regular 5% beer from Hida Takayama Beer. It is available in both bottle and can form through their website site and also came highly recommended from Hiro, thanks YET again! Hida Takayama ramp up this beer by using 50% wheat in the mash along with regular pilsner malt to take the flavour over …

Hidatakayama Dark Ale by Hida Takayama Beer

Hida Takayama Dark Ale

Hida Takayama Dark Ale is a 5% English strong ale from Hidatakayama Beer and is part of their yearly range, unusual for an English strong ale that is considered to be a winter beer and is commonly known as a winter warmer. It’s available in bottles, cans, and occasionally on tap if you’re lucky. Hida Takayama Dark Ale is also brewed with …

Hidatakayama Stout by Hida Takayama Beer

Hidatakayama Stout

Hidatakayama Stout is a 7% imperial stout produced by Hida Takayama Beer and was a spur on the moment purchase from their online store. Stouts are a tough one for me; it feels like it should be a meal in itself rather than something I should be drinking perhaps to quench my thirst or relax after a long day of writing. Hidatakayama …

Hida Takayama Beer Information

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Hida Takayama Beer is a multiple award-winning brewery based in Gifu prefecture, located north-west of Nagoya, east of Osaka, and west of Tokyo. It was founded in 1995 and is a group cooperative organisation. Hida Takayama uses water that is sourced from 180m underground which is said to hold special anti-aging properties. The yeast used in their beers is also …

Hidatakayama Pale Ale by Hida Takayama Beer

Hidatakayama Pale Ale

Hidatakayama Pale Ale is a 5% pale ale from Hida Takayama Beer, based in Takayama City, Gifu. We were eager to try it after having the Hidatakayama Karumina numerous times at one of our local bars, Thrash Zone in Yokohama. After spending a few hours tracking it down, we found Hidatakayama Pale Ale in both bottle and can form though we could not …

Hidatakayama Red Bock by Hida Takayama Beer

Sometimes a beer comes along once in a while and you know that you have to buy it. For me, Hidatakayama Red Bock is that beer. It came highly recommended at Thrash Zone after trying the Hidatakayama Karumina and falling in love with it. Hidatakayama Red Bock is part of Hida Takayama Brewing’s extra special beer range and is a 7% dunkler bock …