Oni Densetsu Chocolate Stout by Noboribetsu Brewing

Noboribetsu Chocolat Stout

Onidensetsu Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% stout from Noboribetsu Brewing in Hokkaido. It contains no chocolate (WHAT!), however. And is also spelled “Chocolat” on the bottle. Someone’s been drinking on the job. Onidensetsu Chocolate Stout Aroma and Taste “Endeavour to brew quality beer”, it says on the bottle. “Full bodied”, it proclaims. Ho ho. Hokkaido breweries and their funny English-writing ways. Onidensetsu …

Noboribetsu Brewery Information

Noboribetsu Brewery

Noboribetsu Brewery, also known as Noboribetsu Brewpub, is a craft beer brewery located in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido. They brew and sell the Oni Densetsu range of beers and are owned by the Wakasaimo Confectionery company. Noboribetsu Brewery started out as an offshoot in 1998 when the parent company wanted to take advantage of the government relaxations of the alcohol producing licensing laws, and soon …

Noboribetsu Sweet Strawberry by Noboribetsu Beer

Noboribetsu Sweet strawberry

Noboribetsu Sweet Strawberry is a 6.5% fruit ale, brewed with Toyoura strawberries. There’s a tiny paragraph on the label that says how it won gold in the flavoured ale category in the Japan Asia Beer Cup 2008, which is about as important and relevant now as saying that it comes in a bottle and is a liquid. It has a …

Oni Densetsu Framboise by Noboribetsu Beer

Oni Densetsu Framboise

Oni Densetsu Framboise is a 5.5% wheat beer made with raspberries. Yet again the three-month shelf life of this beer means that it won’t be hitting the supermarket any time soon. Let me read the mysterious English on the bottle: “Fruity and sweet, the bounty of Hokkaido has produced a fruity, light tasting”. Fruity, light tasting what, guys? Is it a shoe? Am I …

Noboribetsu Kin’oni Pale Ale by Noboribetsu Brewpub

Noboribetsu Kin’oni Pale Ale

Noboribetsu Kin’oni Pale Ale is a 5% American pale ale from Noboribetu Brewpub, based in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s sometimes known as Oni Densetsu Kin’oni Pale Ale due to the character on the front of the bottle. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. It’s brewed with …

Noboribetsu Ki Ichigo Framboise by Noboribetsu Beer

Beer Cafe Camiya Onidensetsu Beer Framboise

Noboribetsu Ki Ichigo Framboise is a 5% lambic beer from Noboribetsu Brewpub, based in Noboribetsu city in Hokkaido, about 60kms south-west of Sapporo city. Ki Ichigo, or raspberry in English thus making this beer a raspberry raspberry beer, are slowly becoming a popular fruit in Japan, with their appearance becoming more common since 2014. It uses locally sourced raspberries from across Hokkaido. …

Noboribetsu Red Ale by Noboribetsu Beer

Noboribetsu Red Ale

Noboribetsu Red Ale, also known as Oni Densetsu Red Ale, is an amber ale that channels monsters found locally into a conveniently portable bottle. Of course, we may be telling a lie there, but the monster on the front scares us. Noboribetsu Red Ale is based on an English amber ale recipe and can be found in cans and bottles but most importantly, …