Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA by Devilcraft Brewery

Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA デビルクラフトトロピカーニバルIPA

Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA is a 6.7% American IPA from Devilcraft Brewery, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft range of beers and first came out at the beginning of June 2018. Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA Aroma and Taste Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA came up with a slightly hazy golden colour and a plump white head on top that lingered before …

Yokohama Orange Pale Ale by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Orange Pale Ale 横浜オレンジペールエール

Yokohama Orange Pale Ale is a 5% fruit beer with an American Pale Ale base by Yokohama Brewery, based in Yokohama, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their local lineup that uses products from the surrounding Yokohama and Kanagawa area. Yokohama Orange Pale Ale uses Kiyomi oranges, sourced from Odawara, and also water from Doshi village, like the Yokohama Yuzu Weizen. At …

Ushitora Yabai Double IPA by Ushitora Brewery

Ushitora Yabai Double IPA うしとら #273 ヤバイダブルIPA

Ushitora Yabai Double IPA is an 8.5% imperial / double IPA from Ushitora Brewery, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of the numbered line up, with this one being #273 or some other crazy iteration. Like the rest of the range of their beers, Ushitora Yabai Double IPA doesn’t have much information about it in terms of the hops or …

TDM Star Dust DIPA by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM Star Dust DIPA TDMスターダストDIPA

TDM Star Dust DIPA is a 8% imperial / double IPA from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Yokohama, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range at the time of writing, and was first released in 2018. TDM Star Dust DIPA uses Ekuanot, Mosaic, Citra and Galaxy hops. TDM Star Dust DIPA Aroma and Taste I’ve been trying to find TDM Star Dust …

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA By Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA 常陸野ネストビール ブリューベースイージーライドIPA

Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA is a 6% American IPA from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of a collaborative effort with Daytona and Transporter (both Japanese magazines) with the former being about motorcycles (alcohol and vehicles being a big nono in Japan) and the latter being a beer magazine. Hitachino Eazy Ride IPA is brewed with freshly pressed coconut …

Nasu Kogen Nine Tailed Fox (2017) by Nasu Kohgen Beer

Nasu Kogen Nine Tailed Fox is an 11% barley wine from Nasu Kohgen Beer. It’s billed as a “Vintage Beer”, has a whopping TWENTY FIVE year expiration date and comes in a ceramic bottle nestled in wood shavings in a wooden box. Proper fancy. Nasu Kogen Nine Tailed Fox has kind of a mythical reputation in the world of Japanese …

Hakone Yuzu no Kahori by Hakone Beer

Hakone Yuzu no Kahori is a limited seasonal beer from Hakone Beer. It’s a 4.5% fruit ale made with yuzu. Hakone Yuzu no Kahori Aroma and Taste Hakone Yuzu no Kahori pours out pale and slightly hazy with a centimetre of bright white foam. As you would expect, there’s a strong yuzu juice nose which basically dominates everything it’s added …

Meguro Black Lager by Meisterbrau

Meguro Black Lager 目黒ブラックラガー

Meguro Black Lager is a 5% schwarzbier from Meisterbrau, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round bottle range and that’s all we could find out about it. Meguro Black Lager Aroma and Taste Meguro Black Lager poured out a pitch black colour with a large frothy white head on top that lingered throughout drinking. There was a …

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA サンクトガーレンマンゴーIPA

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA is a 6% fruit beer from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range and was first released in April 2018 for the opening of Bakery & Beer Butchers in Atsugi. It uses the Sankt Gallen Golden Ale as a base, with 1.3 times the amount of malt and 6.75 times the amount of …

Kobushi Hana Belgian White by Hanyu Brewery

Kobushi Belgian White こぶしはなベルギー・ホワイト

Kobushi Hana Belgian White is a 5% witbier from Kobushi Hana, based in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap from Autumn onwards. Kobushi Hana Belgian White is also Kobushi Hana’s winningest beer, having taken more than five awards across Asia. Like most witbiers, it is brewed using coriander and …