Yokohama Weizen by Yokohama Beer

Yokohama Weizen

This 5.5% Weizen, brewed with 50% barley and 50% wheat, is one of the main beers of the Yokohama beer line up and can be found on tap and in bottle around the Kanto, in particular Yokohama, area of Japan. Yokohama Weizen Aroma and Taste Yokohama Weizen pours well, with a typical golden hazy body as to be expected from a …

Kamakura Flower Brown Ale by Kamakura Beer

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Kamakura Flower Brown Ale is sold as a premium local beer at ¥500 a bottle. It’s an award-winning beer from Kamakura Beer, having won the WBA World’s Best Brown Ale and Asia’a Best Brown Ale in 2011. While there isn’t much competition in Asia for that title, it’s impressive that a small brewery like Kamakura Beer managed to win the …

Hitachino Nest Pale Ale by Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Nest Pale Ale

Hitachino Nest Pale Ale is Kiuchi Brewery’s attempt at brewing a pale ale along the lines of an old English style. It is heavily influenced by the British style and also contains hops and malts that are usually found in British beers, such as Kent Golding and Cascade hops, along with Maris Otter malt. Hitachino Nest Pale Ale Aroma and Taste …

Sankt Gallen Shonan Gold Sweet Orange Ale by Sankt Gallen

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Another summer and another offering from Sankt Gallen, using summer fruits in their recipes, this time around, using Shonan gold oranges to make this sweet Beer. And Shonan Gold Sweet Orange Ale. Kind of. Shonan Gold Sweet Orange Ale Aroma and Taste As soon as you open the bottle, the pungency of the orange hits you. Shonan Gold Sweet Orange …

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner is a 5.5% Czech-style pilsner beer from Yokohama Brewery. Following the Czech influence, Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner is brewed with 100% Saaz hops and uses something called “three decoction mashing” or as the label puts it 3Decoction mashing, which is where during the decoction mashing part of the mash is boiled in a separate kettle. The boiled part is added …