Yo-Ho Brewing Boku Beer Kimi Beer Ryusei Radio Rye Pale Ale by Yo-Ho Brewing

(deep breath) Yo-Ho Brewing Boku Beer Kimi Beer Ryusei Radio Rye Pale Ale is a 5% rye pale ale made by Yo-Ho Brewing. It’s the latest in their Boku Beer Kimi Beer series, is a limited-run beer, and was released on the 30th of October 2018. Previous beers in the Boku Kimi range: Cream ale Hoppy amber American wheat ale …

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 …

Far Yeast Strata IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Strata IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Companyファーイーストストラタアイピーエー

Far Yeast Strata IPA is a 5% American IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup, and can be found in bottles and on tap. It was first released in September at the Autumn Keyaki Festival. Far Yeast Strata IPA is brewed using Strata hops from the USA. Far Yeast Strata IPA Aroma …

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA伊勢角屋ゆずのかNEIPA

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA is an 8% NE-IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first on sale in October 2018. Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA is brewed using locally grown yuzu, also known as Japanese citron, alongside Amarillo, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka …

Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby by Hitachino Nest

Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby is a 6% New England IPA (NEIPA) from Hitachino Nest. It’s just been brewed as of October 2018, and time is absolutely of the essence with NEIPAs, so get in there quick. Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby Aroma and Taste Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby poured out a thick, cloudy apple juice colour with a big fluffy off-white …

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA by TY Harbor Brewery

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA TY ハーバーあらかわサニーディ

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA is an 8% double IPA from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Shingawa, Tokyo in Japan. It’s part of the limited edition lineup for BeerMa’s second anniversary of the Kita-Senju bar and can be found in bottles and on tap. The second anniversary beer is double IPA because the store manager likes them – simple …

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 …

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison志賀高原フェスティバルセゾン

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison is a 6% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition summer line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap. The 2018 version of Shiga Kogen Festival Saison was brewed using Bru-1 hops – an experimental hop from the USA. Shiga Kogen Festival Saison …

AJB IBU Nai Lemondrop By Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB IBU Nai Lemondrop AJB IBU ないレモンドロップ

AJB IBU Nai Lemondrop is a 5.8% NE Pale Ale from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their IBU Nai series, where no bittering hops are used in the beer, instead, only aroma hops are used. AJB IBU Nai Lemondrop is brewed using lemondrop hops, which were first released in 2012. It is also brewed …