Minoh Godfather 6 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 6 箕面ゴッドファーザー6

Minoh Godfather 6, or Minoh Godfather 6 Rice Hop Ale, is a 6% rice beer from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their Masaji Beer Project and as such, the recipe changes each year. This iteration of Minoh Godfather contains locally sourced rice and imported USA and NZ hops. Minoh Godfather 6 Aroma and Taste Minoh Godfather 6 …

Minoh Godfather 5 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 5 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 5 is a 5% amber lager from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their annual effort in the Masaji Beer Project, run in colloboration with other breweries in Japan. Minoh Godfather 5, if the name isn’t a giveaway, is the fifth effort in the series and is sold in both bottles and on tap across …

Minoh Godfather 4 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 4

Minoh Godfather, or to give it its full name Minoh Godfather 4, is a 5.5% Belgian stout from Minoh Beer that is part of their annual release towards the Masaji Beer Project. This project was designed to commemorate the life of Ōshita-san, the once head of the company. The beer has been infused with yuzu, or Japanese citron, which is …

Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great

Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great is Tamamura Honten’s annual release in the “Masaji Beer Project” series of beers. It’s a 9% black IPA that is released at the beginning of December and 2015 is the fourth iteration of the beer. The inspiration behind it are the Minoh Stout and Minoh Imperial Stout beers combined with Tamamura Honten’s inhouse IPA. It …

Swan Lake Big Daddy Imperial Red Ale by Hyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery

Swan Lake Big Daddy Imperial Red Ale

Swan Lake Big Daddy Imperial Red Ale is an 8% imperial red ale winter seasonal from Hyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery, also known as Swan Lake Beer, that is their contribution to the Masaji Beer Project. Unlike the rest of the range of the beers, it is a draft only release with no plans to release it in bottles. The reason behind …

Iwate Kura Bravo! Masaji R-IPA by Sekinoichi Shuzo

Iwate Kura Bravo! Masaji R-IPA

Iwate Kura Bravo! Masaji R-IPA is a limited edition 7% IPA from Sekinoichi Shuzo that is part of the annual Masaji Beer Project. The R-IPA stands for red IPA, while also representation the passion shown by Ōshita-san. It is the second variant from Sekinoichi Shuzo after their Iwate Kura Dandy Bitter The Bravo! part of the name comes from the Bravo …

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji by Johana Beer

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji by Johana Beer

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji is a beer brewed annually as part of the Masaji Beer Project, an annual celebration to the life of Masaji. The 2015 version is the second time that it has been brewed and Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji is a 6% IPA beer. We tried to get it on tap once at Craft …