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 …

Matsumoto Session IPA by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Session IPA 松本セッションIPA

Matsumoto Session IPA is a 5% session IPA from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found on tap. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what hops wet into Matsumoto Session IPA. Matsumoto Session IPA Aroma and Taste Matsumoto Session IPA came up a slightly hazy golden straw colour with …

AJB Libushi IPA by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Libushi IPA

AJB Libushi IPA is an 8% double / imperial IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup, and as of October 2018, can also be found in bottles too. AJB Libushi IPA Aroma and Taste AJB Libushi IPA came up a hazy yellowy-orange colour with a hint of brown to it. …

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen by Komagatake Brewery

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen 南信州 アルプスヴァイツェン

Minamishinshu Alps Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Komagatake Brewery, based in Komagone, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their late summer seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Minamishinshu Alps Weizen Aroma and Taste Minamishinshu Alps Weizen poured out a slightly hazy golden straw colour with a meagre amount of white head …

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop 志賀高原ソルティーホップ

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop is a 4.5% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and first came out in 2015. Since then, Shiga Kogen Salty Hop has made random appearances throughout the year, usually around summer time. It’s brewed using locally grown irises and peppers and also sea salt harvested from the Japan …

Minamishinshu Hokentake Ale by Komagatake Brewery

Minamishinshu Hokentake Ale 南信州ビール宝剣岳エール

Minamishinshu Hokentake Ale is a 5% golden ale from Komagatake Brewery, based in Komagane, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of the summer seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It was first released in 2017 and Minamishinshu Hokentake Ale is named after Mount Hōken, at 2,931m high, is one of major peaks in Kiso Mountains or Central Alps, …

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 …

Shiga Kogen Kasumi by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Kasumi 志賀高原KASUMi

Shiga Kogen Kasumi, or to give it its full name of Shiga Kogen Kasumi IPA for Sennin, is a 4.5% session IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Shiga Kogen Kasumi was first released in May 2018, though this is …