Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA by Outsider Brewing 

Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA

Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA is an 8% double IPA from Outside Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their draft line up and was first released in 2017 for part of their 5th anniversary celebrations. Like many of the Outsider Brewing range of beers, Outsider Tassie Devil W-IPA is brewed with imported Australians hops with this beer using Ella hops, …

Closed: Craft Beer & Grill 135 Tavern in Akasaka, Tokyo

Craft Beer & Grill 135 Tavern Front

Editor Note: Craft Beer & Grill 135 Tavern has closed down. This review has been kept for posterity’s sake Craft Beer & Grill 135 Tavern The Bottom Line If you’re in the area from 5pm to 7pm and looking for a quick beer and Yona Yona Beer Kitchen is closed, then you could do a lot worse than Craft Beer & Grill 135 …

Outsider Yuzu White Marriage by Outsider Brewing 

Outsider Yuzu Weizen

Outsider Yuzu White Marriage is a 6.5% witbier from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. As with all Outsider Brewing’s beer, it is only available on tap and it also a winter seasonal. Outsider Yuzu White Marriage is brewed with locally sourced yuzu fruit, which looks somewhat like a small grapefruit with an uneven skin, and can be either yellow or …

Outsider Bunyip IPA by Outsider Brewing

Outsider Bunyip IPA

Outsider Bunyip IPA is 6.5% English IPA from Outsider Brewing, based in Kofu, Yamanashi. It’s part of their all-year round range of draft beer, though there are no plans at the time of writing to release it in bottles. It’s brewed using 100% Australian grown Cascade hops though we’re unsure about how those hops are utilised. Outsider Bunyip IPA Aroma …

Outsider Flanders Belgian White by Outsider Brewing

Craft & Romance Outsider Flanders Belgian White

Outsider Flanders Belgian White is 5.5% Belgian witbier from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi. It has an IBU of 9 units, making it very mild, and is brewed using Styrian Golding hops imported from Slovenia. It’s part of the all-year round line up from Outsider Brewing though at the time of writing, Outsider Flanders Belgian White can be found on draft form …

Outsider Innkeeper Bitter Lager by Outsider Brewing

Hops and Herbs Outsider Innkeeper Bitter Lager

Outsider Innkeeper Bitter Lager is a 6% pilsner from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi and is part of their year-round range of beers. It’s brewed using German grown Tettnanger hops for aroma and at the time of writing can only be found on draft only, with no plans for bottling either. Outsider Innkeeper Bitter Lager Aroma and Taste During our recent …

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Outsider Enigma IPA by Outsider Brewing

Outsider Enigma IPA is a 6% IPA from Outsider Brewing that was first released at the Japan Brewers’ Cup in January 2016. It took the gold medal to become Japan’s best IPA for 2016 and is brewed using Enigma hops sourced from Australia. At the time of writing, Outsider Enigma IPA is a draft only beer with no plans for it …

Outsider The Darkside Imperial Stout by Outsider Brewing

Outsider The Darkside Imperial Stout

Outsider The Darkside Imperial Stout is an 8% imperial stout from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi. It is part of their winter seasonal lineup and at the time of writing, can be found on tap across Japan though there have been no sightings of any bottled form of it. Besides that, there is not much known about this beer in …

Outsider The Counties Pale Ale by Outsider Brewing

Cafe and Bar Synchronicity Beer 3

Outsider The Counties Pale Ale is a 5.5% American pale ale from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found on draft form online, at the time of writing. It’s brewed using Styrian Goldings hops from Slovenia as the aroma hops and has an IBU of 29. Outsider The Counties Pale Ale Aroma …

Outsider Brewing Information

Outsider Brewing Logo

Outsider Brewing is located in Kofu, Yamanashi around 90 minutes west of Tokyo. Outsider Brewing have been producing beers since 2012 with head brewer Niwa-san having an excellent reputation in the Japanese craft beer industry, and owner Mark Major personally sourcing him out to join the company. The company is noted for using wild yeast flavours in their beers, rather …