Johana Masaru Session IPA by Johana Beer

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Johana Masaru Session IPA is deep breath 4.8% session New England IPA from Johana Beer, based in Nanto, in Toyama, Japan. It’s part of their draft only lineup and was first released in Summer 2018. It’s unknown whether Johana Masaru Session IPA will be made again or not. Johana Masaru Session IPA Aroma and Taste NE-IPA and me are well known …

Uchu White Hole by Uchu Brewing

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Uchu White Hole is an 8% NE IPA from Uchu Brewing, based in Hokuto city, in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap mostly across the Chubu and Kanto regions of Japan. Uchu White Hole is brewed with Golden Promise and oats from the UK with German Wheat, along …

Far Yeast Peach Nightcrawler NE IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Peach Nightcrawler NE IPA ファーイースト ピーチ ナイトクローラー NEIPA

Far Yeast Peach Nightcrawler NE IPA is a 6.5% NE IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and they’ve taken the Far Yeast Nightcrawler as a base, and collaborated with Cafe Le Pesca, a coffee shop in Yamanashi. The peach juice is sourced from locally grown peaches, and is added during the secondary …

Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey IPA (2018) by Tamamura Honten

Snow Monkey IPA (2018) スノーモンキーIPA

This year’s edition of the Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey IPA is a 5.5% NE IPA – who’d have thought it – from Tamamura Honten. They bring out a different version each year so it seems they buckled to the common call. It’s brewed using oats and spelt though what hops are used in this iteration are unknown. Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey …