Futako Hanamizuki White by Futako Beer

Futako Hanamizuki White

Futako Hanamizuki White is a 4.5% white ale from Futako Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and like some of the others, it’s contract brewed at Kiuchi Brewery aka Hitachino Nest. The label was designed by a local company called “futacolabo” who, in conjunction with Futako Beer, have decided to donate a portion of …

Edo Kameido Red by Virgo Beer

Edo Kameido Red 江戸亀戸赤

Edo Kameido Red is a 5% fruit beer from Virgo Beer, based in Tokyo. Like the Fukagawa Kuro Eidaibashi, it’s part of their range of beers in the Monzen Nakacho area of Tokyo that are trying to promote the local area. Edo Kameido Red Aroma and Taste Edo Kameido Red poured out a grape juice purpley red colour with a slightly …

Locobeer Wee Heavy by Locobeer

Locobeer Wee Heavy

Locobeer Wee Heavy is an 8.5% scotch ale from Locobeer, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition anniversary seasonal lineup and can be found on sale from December onwards until stocks last. Many of the bottles from each batch of Locobeer Wee Heavy are also laid down for almost year and sold in subsequent years. It starts off …

Donryu Chroa Taboo Guilty White by Donryu Dream Beer

Donryu Chroa Taboo White

Donryu Chroa Taboo Guilty White is a 5% German hefeweizen from Donryu Dream Beer, based in Gunma, Japan. It’s part of their new Chroa series, first released in 2017, and can be found in both bottles and, on occasion, on draft as well. Donryu Chroa Taboo White is brewed with predominantly wheat malt as the main base malt, with over 50% of …

Fukagawa Kuro Eidaibashi by Virgo Beer

Fukagawa Kuro Eidaibashi

Fukagawa Kuro Eidaibashi is a crappy 5% some kind of beer from Virgo Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their local lineup for the Monzen-nakacho area, probably in the hope that noone comes across this horrendous beer. I don’t know who is drinking Virgo Beer, besides us, but whoever it is, needs to stop as it’s giving ideas to …

Preston IPA by Preston Ale

Preston IPA プレストンIPA

Preston IPA is a 6% English IPA from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their autumn line up of craft beer, and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Preston IPA is brewed using imported English malts and hops though which ones are unknown as there is no ingredients list online at the …

Coedo Gattsu Pozu by Coedo 

Coedo Gattsu Pozu

Coedo Gattsu Pozu is a 10% double IPA, produced as a collaboration between Coedo, based in Saitama, Japan and Fieldworks Brewing Company, based in California, USA. It’s part of the Coedo limited edition range, and can be found in bottles and on tap. Gattsu Pozu is the Japanese expression used when a player comes up with the big play and shows …

Coedo Regista IPA by Coedo 

Coedo Regista IPA

Coedo Regista IPA is 6% American IPA from Coedo, based in Kawagoe, Saitama. It’s part of their draft only range (why oh why can’t they expand on their bottled range already) and can be found across Japan. First released at the Autumn Keyaki Beer Festival in 2017, Coedo Regista IPA is brewed with Simcoe, Mosaic, and Motueka hops though when …

Futako Ale by Futako Beer

Futako Ale

Futako Ale is a 5% American pale ale brewed by Futako Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. Like the rest of the Futako Beers, Futako Ale was brewed under contract at Hitachino Nest and the beer can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Futako Ale also contains barley that has been locally grown in the Setagaya area of Tokyo, …

Daigo Pilsner by Daigo Brewery

Daigo Pilsner

Daigo Pilsner is a 5% pilsner from Daigo Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and Daigo Pilsner can be found both in bottles and on taps. And that is all we could find out about Daigo Pilsner. Daigo Pilsner Aroma and Taste Daigo Pilsner poured out a hazy golden colour with minimal amount of head …