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 …

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA 伊勢角屋オニノスライミーティアーズIPA

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Oni Densetsu, based in Hokkaido. It was brewed to celebrate Ise Kadoya’s 21st anniversary in 2018, so it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a one-off or will come out again. …

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA 伊勢角谷ステイゴールド IPA

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles or on tap across Japan. The idea behind Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA was to make something drinkable and light for the hot summer months in Japan – I’m …

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA is a 6.4% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It’s made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops and is part of their Limited Edition range. Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA Aroma and Taste Yet again my beer pours out with a minute head. Is it that Growlerwerks glass??  Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA’s nose is mainly hoppy, with …

Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA is a 6% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It’s brewed using Polaris and Citra hops, imported from the USA. Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA Aroma and Taste Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA pours out a slightly hazy straw colour with a centimetre of bubbles. So far, so IPA. But whatever you do, don’t stand downwind of this one. …

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Fujizakura Okite Yaburi by Fujizakura Heights Beer

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi 富士桜おきてやぶり

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi is a 5.5% India Pale Weizen that is a collaboration between Fujizakura Heights Beer, based in Yamanashi, and Shiga Kogen, based in Nagano. It was brewed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fujizakura Heights Beer in July. As such, it’s a limited edition beer with no plans for any more releases. In a turn up for the …

Iwami Honey Draft by Iwami Bakushu

Iwami Honey Draft 石見ハニードラフト

Iwami Honey Draft is a 4.5% blonde beer from Iwami Bakushu, based in Shimane, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in 2017 though how long it’s limited for is unknown. Iwami Honey Draft is brewed with imported US Simcoe hops and honey from Masuda city. Iwami Honey Draft Aroma and Taste Iwami Honey Draft poured …

Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA by Far Yeast Brewing

Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA is a 3.9% Session IPA from Far Yeast Brewing. It’s a collaboration beer between Far Yeast Brewing and Beersonic, a bottle shop in Fukuoka, made using Nelson Sauvin and Hallertau Blanc hops. Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA Aroma and Taste Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA poured out a hazy apple juice colour with a little …

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast ファーイースト バイシクル コーヒー アイピーエーダークロースト

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Dark Roast a 6% Belgian IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and follows the Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA with this one using a dark roast coffee from Bicycle Coffee, based in Tokyo. This dark roast uses a blend of El Platanillo, San Marcos, Guatemala coffee. At the …

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast ファーイースト バイシクル コーヒー アイピーエー ミディアムロースト

Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA Medium Roast is a 6% Belgian IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and follows the Far Yeast Bicycle Coffee IPA with this one using a medium roast coffee from Bicycle Coffee, based in Tokyo. This medium roast uses a blend of Asdeflor, Huehuetenango, Guatemala coffee. At the …