Osaka Bay Blues by Konishi Brewing

Osaka Bay Blues

Osaka Bay Blues is a 5% witbier from Konishi Brewing, based in Hyogo, Japan. It’s brewed as part of their regular limited edition line-up, though there doesn’t seem to be any restriction on it. Osaka Bay Blues is brewed with orange and coriander and can be found across Japan in bottles, though we’ve heard that it will see a draft …

Konishi Brewing Company Information

Konishi Brewing Company is brewery based in Osaka, Hyogo prefecture, that like many other craft beer breweries, started out in the sake brewing business over 450 years ago in 1550. With the popularity of Belgian beers, the Konishi Brewing company primarily focuses on Belgian style beers with their range and are also importers of beers from Belgium. Konishi Brewing Company Main …

Bakumatsu no Beer Koumin Bakushu by Konishi Brewing

Bakumatsu no Beer Koumin Bakushu

Bakumatsu no Beer Koumin Bakushu is a 4.5% Ye Olde Beere Drynnk (Seriously, don’t know what type of beer this is. Saison maybe?) by Konishi Brewing. Bakumatsu no Beer Koumin Bakushu is named for Koumin Kawamoto, a 19th century scholar of Dutch studies (the first year of which, I presume, involves memorising the words “cheese”, “windmill” and “flat”), who first tried beer aboard Commodore …

Konishi Chocola Premium by Konishi Brewing

Konishi Chocola Premium

Chocolate. Beer. Let that sink in for a minute. Your usual chocolate beer is brewed with chocolate malts though Konishi Chocola Premium is brewed with pure Belgian chocolate and cocoa. Now, let that sink in. Someone is dumping Belgian chocolate in this beer along with cocoa powder. So technically, this is a full on happo-shu, even the label on the side …

Konishi Howaka by Konishi Brewing

Konishi Howaka

Konishi Howaka is a funny beer. Not one that will make you laugh but another Japanese take on a foreign classic, this time being a Belgian witbier with Japanese rice added to it. Yamadanishiki rice is added to the mash and is also lower in alcohol content than regular beers, packing in a massive 3.0%, so people who aren’t tolerant to …

Snow Blanche by Konishi Brewing

Snow Blanche

Snow Blanche is a multiple award-winning witbier from Konishi Brewing. It is brewed with fresh orange peel and coriander, along with the regular ingredients of malt, barley, and wheat. Snow Blanche is available both in bottle and also in keg forms. If the picture is not clear enough, this beer also took the gold medal at the EBS awards in 2013 …

Konishi Garnet Rouge by Konishi Brewing

Konishi garnet rouge

Konishi Garnet Rouge is a red ale brewed by Konishi Brewing out of Hyogo. Whilst most rice beers are brewed using white rice, Konishi Garnet Rouge, along with Hitachino Red Rice ale are two exceptions. This beer is brewed using black rice which is not usually a popular grain in Japan. Konishi Garnet Rouge Aroma & Taste Konishi Garnet Rouge pours …