Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon R2 by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon R2 伊勢角屋プラチナドラゴンR2

Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon R2 is a 4% session IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their Platinum Dragon R range that can be found on sale sporadicly throughout the year. Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon R2 is brewed to be a West Coast IPA-lite with a lower alcohol content than its contemporaries. Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon R2 …

Kyoto Brewing Minori by Kyoto Brewing Company

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Kyoto Brewing Minori is a 6.5% American IPA from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found on tap only. For bittering, it uses Merkur hops, while for flavour and aroma, Kyoto Brewing Company used Citra and Mosaic. From Kyoto Brewing Company “Minori as an idea was born on our travels to …

Kyoto Brewing / Swan Lake Kokucho by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing / Swan Lake Kokucho

Kyoto Brewing / Swan Lake Kokucho is a 7% baltic porter that is a collaborative effort between Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, and Swan Lake Beer, based in Niigata. The name “kokucho” means black swan in English and came about from the two breweries sharing a booth at craft beer events. What came about was a beer that hadn’t …

Kyoto Brewing Summer Splash by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing Summer Splash 京都酒造なつしぶき

Kyoto Brewing Summer Splash, also known as Kyoto Brewing Natsu Shibuki, is a 5% American Wheat Ale from Kyoto Brewing Company. It’s part of their limited draft series and is brewed with a grain bill that contains 33% wheat malt. It uses Merkur hops for, and Motueka hops from New Zealand with Summer hops from Australia being used for the flavour …

Ise Kadoya Summer Beach IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Summer Beach IPA 伊勢角屋サマービーチIPA

Ise Kadoya Summer Beach IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their summer seasonal lineup of beer, and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Ise Kadoya Summer Beach IPA is brewed using 8 different hops: Authanum, Cascade, Centennial, Polaris, Ekuanot, Waimea, Summer, and Falconer’s Flight. Ise Kadoya …

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL 伊勢角屋アドリブIPL

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL, or to give it its full name Ise Kadoya Jam Session Brew Ad Lib IPL, is a 6% Indian Pale Lager from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and can be found on tap and on bottles. It’s a collaborative brew with Spring Valley Brewery with the head brewers from …

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA 伊勢角屋オニノスライミーティアーズIPA

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Oni Densetsu, based in Hokkaido. It was brewed to celebrate Ise Kadoya’s 21st anniversary in 2018, so it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a one-off or will come out again. …

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA 伊勢角谷ステイゴールド IPA

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles or on tap across Japan. The idea behind Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA was to make something drinkable and light for the hot summer months in Japan – I’m …

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA is a 6.4% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It’s made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops and is part of their Limited Edition range. Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA Aroma and Taste Yet again my beer pours out with a minute head. Is it that Growlerwerks glass??  Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA’s nose is mainly hoppy, with …

Awaji Rice Pilsner by Awaji Beer 

Awaji Rice Pilsner 淡路米仕込みピルスナー

Awaji Rice Pilsner is a 3.5% rice beer from Awaji Beer, based in Hyogo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Awaji Rice Pilsner is brewed using a local strain of rice known as “Kinuhikari” and the beer also won gold at the Asia Beer Cup in 2017. …