Ise Kadoya Tanpopo Gold IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Tanpopo Gold IPA 伊勢角屋たんぽぽゴールドIPA

Ise Kadoya Tanpopo Gold IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their hanakin, yeast harvested from local flowers (got to be a catchier name than that in English!), series with this one using yeast harvested from tanpopo, or dandelions. While it is an American IPA, Ise Kadoya Tanpopo Gold IPA has an …

Hi no Tani Ibuki Red by Hi no Tani Kogen Beer

Hi no Tani Ibuki Red 火の谷いぶきレッド

Hi no Tani Ibuki Red is a 5% red ale from Hi no Tani Kogen Beer, based in Mie, Japan. Hi no Tani Ibuki Red is part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap in limited places across Japan. It’s brewed using Maris Otter, imported from the UK, and also Ibuki hops from …

Ise Kadoya Struggle IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Struggle IPA 伊勢角屋ストラグルIPA

Ise Kadoya Struggle IPA is a 7% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and unknown whether this is a one-off or not. Ise Kadoya Struggle IPA is brewed with 10 (yes ten!) different hops, which are Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Citra, Cluster, Mistral, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Zeus. Perhap that was the struggle? …

Ise Kadoya Snowsmile IPA by Ise Kadoya Beer

Ise Kadoya Snowsmile IPA 伊勢角屋Snowsmile IPA

Ise Kadoya Snowsmile IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya Beer, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in the December 2017. Mie lies in a particularly barren area of Japan that doesn’t receive much snow. So when it does, children in the area smile, hence the name “snowsmile”. It’s brewed …

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Tanpopo by Ise Kadoya Beer

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Tanpopo 伊勢角屋はなきんたんぽぽ

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Tanpopo is a 4% porter from Ise Kadoya Beer, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their Hanakin series of beers where Ise Kadoya harvests yeast from wild flowers. As the name suggests, Ise Kadoya Hanakin Tanpopo uses yeast harvested from tanpopo, known in English as dandelions. Like the other beers in the hanakin series, it’s unknown whether Ise …

Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon 伊勢角屋プラチナドラゴン

Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon is a 4% session pale ale (great, the dreaded word session has come back to haunt us) from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range of beers that the president of Ise Kadoya help to design, and as such, it’s unknown whether Ise Kadoya Platinum Dragon will come out on sale …

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Gold by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Gold 伊勢角屋はなきんゴールド

Ise Kadoya Hanakin Gold is a 4% golden ale from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their “hanakin” range of using yeast harvested from wild species of plants with Ise Kadoya Hanakin Gold using yeast from marigolds – hence the ‘gold’ part of the name. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Ise Kadoya Hanakin Gold will be …

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka Ale by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka Ale 伊勢角屋柚子の香エール

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka Ale is a 5% fruit beer from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. As the name suggests, Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka Ale is brewed with locally sourced yuzu, or Japanese citron, with both the flesh and skin being used in the secondary …

Ise Kadoya PaPa Ale by Ise Kadoya Beer

PaPa Ale by Ise Kadoya 伊勢角谷のパパエールセッションペールエール

PaPa Ale is a 4% session pale ale by Ise Kadoya. It’s made with, according to the bottle, “seven different types of malt and uniquely scented hops”. Let’s see how it fares. Ise Kadoya PaPa Ale Aroma and Taste Ise Kadoya PaPa Ale pours out a slightly opaque golden colour with a slim, off-white head of foam. The nose is …

Ise Kadoya Lush Hop IPA Revolution by Ise Kadoya 

Ise Kadoya Lush Hop IPA Revolution / ラッシュホップIPAレボリューション

Ise Kadoya Lush Hop IPA Revolution is a 7.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in November 2017. Ise Kadoya took their Ise Kadoya Lush Hop IPA and then ramped up the hops somewhat on the whim of the president of the brewery, with Chinook, SImcoe, Amarillo, …