Hideji Shi Shu 2018 by Miyazaki Hideji Beer

Hideji Shi Shu 2018 宮崎ひでじ紫秋2018 1

Hideji Shi Shu 2018 is 5% fruit beer from Miyazaki Hideji Beer, based in Nobeoka, in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their autumn season lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. This 2018 edition is brewed using ale malt, rather than the regular pilsner malt that is used, alongside the usual Aya Purple, a …

Hideji Dark Chestnut Ale by Miyazaki Hideji Beer

Hideji Dark Chestnut Ale ひでじビール栗黒エール

Hideji Dark Chestnut Ale is a 9% imperial stout from Miyazaki Hideji Beer, based in Nobeoka, in Miyazaki, Kyushu. It’s part of their winter seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottle and on tap. Hideji Dark Chestnut Ale, or Hideji Kuri Kuro, is brewed using locally grown chestnuts and Miyazaki Hideji Beer recommend aging this beer – but we …

Hideji Kinkan Lager by Miyazaki Hideji Beer

Hideji Kinkan Beer ひでじきんかんビール

Hideji Kinkan Lager is a 5% fruit beer from Miyazaki Hideji Beer, based in Kyushu, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. It uses fresh, locally sourced kinkan, also known as kumquat in English. I can’t image being the person who has to to squeeze all those …

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale ひでじ宮崎ゆずエール

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale is a 4.5% fruit beer from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale is brewed using juice from locally grown yuzu, known as Japanese citron, from the Miyazaki area. Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale …

Hideji Shinkan no Pale Ale by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Shinkan no Pale Ale

Hideji Shinkan no Pale Ale is a 5% American pale ale from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Noboeka, Kyushu. It’s part of their all-year round lineup of craft beer and can be found in bottles and on tap across Japan. The name roughly translates as “Silence Pale Ale” as the idea is that it reflects the peacefulness of standing in the …

Hideji Tsuki no Dark Lager by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Tsuki no Dark Lager

Hideji Tsuki no Dark Lager is a 4.5% dark lager, or dunkel, from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Nobeoka, Japan.  It used to be called Musasabi Bohemian Garnet Lager though in around 2013, it had a name change. Hideji Tsuki no Dark Lager is part of the all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and also on tap as well. …

Hideji Taiyo Lager by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Taiyo Lager ひでじ太陽のラガー

Hideji Taiyo Lager is a 5% German pilsner from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Miyazaki, Kyushu. It was once part of their seasonal range but joined their all-year round up in 2015. The name comes from the act of staring over the Miyazaki sea with a pilsner in hand over a clear day – well, that is what is hinted at. …

Hideji Hana White Weizen by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Hana White Weizen ひでじ花のホワイトヴァイス

Flowers and beer aren’t the first combination of images you think of but Hideji Beer Brewery seem to have thought that with Hideji Hana White Weizen. It’s a 4.7% witbier brewed using Belgian yeast and is part of Hideji Beer’s all year round range. It’s brewed with a combination of Saaz hops and also traditional ingredients such as orange peel and coriander. Hideji Hana White …

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Miyazaki Hideji Beer Information

Hideji Beer Logo

Hideji Beer, or to give the range its full name Miyazaki Hideji Beer, is a brewery based in Miyazaki, Miyazaki prefecture on the island of Kyushu. Hideji Beer launched in 1996 soon after the Japanese government reduced the limits for the brewing licenses, under parent company Nishida. Never heard of them? Well Nishida is a wholesaler of petroleum products, and the …

Miyazaki no Minori Hyuganatsu by Hideji Beer

Miyazaki no Minori

Look at that bottle! Great bottle design always impresses me and Miyazaki no Minori Hyuganatsu grabbed my attention enough in World Gourmet to warrant a purchase. It is the beer equivalent of all those puppy and cat memes that went around late 2014. Miyazaki no Minori Hyuganatsu is a 5% fruit beer, a style that has not done so well on BeerTengoku, …