Nasu Kogen Stout by Nasu Kohgen Beer

Nasu Kogen Stout

Nasu Kogen Stout is a 6% stout from Nasu Kohgen Beer that is part of their “The Craft Beer’s Secrets” range of beers, which also happens to be their regular all-year round range. While the ingredients to the Nasu Kogen Beer range can be found quite easily, that is, malt, water, and hops, the unknown quality is the yeast as …

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale by Nasu Kogen Beer

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale

Nasu Kogen Momiji Ale is a 5% spiced / fruit beer from Nasu Kohgen Beer. It is part of their autumn seasonal lineup and is on sale from the beginning of October. The word momiji translates into maple in English and the leaves are a common fixation with Japanese cuisine, in particular sweets, around that time of year, with momiji …

Nasu Kogen Scottish Ale by Nasu Kohgen Beer

Nasu Kogen Scottish Ale

Nasu Kogen Scottish Ale is a 5% Scotch ale from Nasu Kohgen Beer, based in Nasu-city, Tochigi. It’s part of their The Craft Beer’s Secrets The flavour range of beers (if that makes any sense at all) where the in-house yeast is an unknown strain used for the majority of their beers. Nasu Kogen Scottish Ale won bronze medal at the 2008 World …

Nasu Kogen Ai by Nasu Kougen Beer

Nasu Kogen Ai

Nasu Kogen Ai is a 5% pilsner lager from Nasu Kohgen Beer, based in Tochigi prefecture. It’s brewed using locally sourced water from the melted snow on top of the mountains, and is one of the few beers in Japan to receive the royal warrant. It can be found in both bottles and on tap throughout the year. Nasu Kogen …

Nasu Kogen Weizen by Nasu Kohen Beer

Nasu Kogen Weizen

Nasu Kogen Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Nasu Kogen Beer, from Tochigi. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and is brewed using a traditional recipe from the Bayern region of Germany and also uses ingredients from that area. Nasu Kogen Weizen won the gold medal at the 2001 International Beer Cup though thankfully that isn’t emblazoned …

Nasu Kogen Beer

Nasu Kogen Beer Logo

Nasu Kogen Beer is a Japanese craft beer brewery based in Nasu city, Tochigi. It was founded in 1996 but its origins lie in a time older than that. Nasu Kogen Beer’s president, Oyamada Takashi, was born into a family that ran a retail furniture-making business started by his grandfather. However, the company began to downsize its operations and soon …