Hokkaido Brewing Information

Hokkaido Brewing

Hokkaido Brewing, also known as Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo, is a craft beer brewery located in Otaru city, Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan. It was founded in February 2002 after the local city realised that with over 3 million visitors annually to the area, they didn’t have a local brewery to produce beers. The aim of Hokkaido Brewing in the beginning …

Hokkaido Cherry and Berry Ale by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo

Hokkaido Cherry and Berry

Hokkaido Cherry and Berry is a 5% fruit beer from Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo, based in Otaru city, Hokkaido. It’s part of their all-year range of fruit craft beers, and contains cherries and blueberries locally sourced from Yoichi city, in Hokkaido. At the time of writing, Hokkaido Cherry and Berry can be found in bottles and on tap. Hokkaido Cherry and Berry Ale …

Hokkaido Honey Apple Ale by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo

Hokkaido Honey Apple Ale

Hokkaido Honey Apple Ale is a 5% fruit beer from Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo, based in Otaru, Hokkaido. It’s part of their all-year round range of craft beer and is brewed with locally sourced apples and honey from Yoichi, Hokkaido. It uses a pale ale though how and when the apples and honey are used is unknown. At the time of writing, Hokkaido …

Hokkaido Lemon Lager by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo

Hokkaido Lemon Lager is a 5% fruit beer made by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo, based in Otaru, Hokkaido. It’s part of their all-year round range of craft beers though rather than using locally sourced lemons, Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo uses lemons from Hiroshima – and you can probably guess where if you’ve read any of our past lemon beers. Yes, Setouchi! Hokkaido …

Otaru Bakushu Pilsner by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo

Otaru Bakushu Pilsner

Otaru Bakushu Pilsner is marketed on its organic malts and hops produced in Hokkaido, Japan and is brewed by Hokkaido Bakushu Jozo, not to be confused with Otaru Beer. Like most pilsners, it is based on a Czech recipe but besides that, there is not much information about Otaru Bakushu Pilsner on the market. I don’t know whether that is a …