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Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA is a 6.5% IPA from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of the New England IPA craze that seems to have made some in-roads in Japan and was first on sale at the end of April 2017. Compared to the Sankt Gallen Yokohama XPA, Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA uses three times as many …

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen Brewery

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% spiced stout from Sankt Gallen Brewery, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range for Valentine’s day – a day in Japan where women tend to give men presents – and apparently it takes 10,000 black sesame seeds to make 1 bottle of Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout, where one …

Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi by Sankt Gallen Brewery

Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi

Those long days of walking from Ofuna to Kamakura for “fun” are long behind me though with Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi, they come flooding back with a smile on my face and blisters on my feet. Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi is a a 5% amber ale from Sankt Gallen and in the past has been a seasonal beer; …

Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Black/Kuro by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Black/Kuro

Following up on the tails of its sibling Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama White/Kogane, comes Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Black/Kuro, a 5.4% stout from Sankt Gallen. Like the White/Kogane version, the Black/Kuro version was originally brewed for Father’s Day in 2010, though since then, it has been brewed annually. Moreover, it can also be found in small 330ml bottles, or the …

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Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Gold/Kogane by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Gold/Kogane

Sankt Gallen Kansha No Nama Gold/Kogane is Sankt Gallen’s version of an American pale ale that comes in a variety of sizes, all at 4.8% ABV, but the most impressive is the 1.8L sake bottle size that is occasionally on sale. It was supposedly first brewed for Father’s Day back in 2010 though it is still found throughout the year. The …

Sankt Gallen Sakura by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Sakura

Sankt Gallen Sakura is the spring addition to the sweet fruits range from Sankt Gallen and uses sakura, better known as cherry blossom, synonymous with Japanese springtime. It’s a 5% fruit / spiced beer that goes on sale from mid-February annually and is based on a wheat beer recipe. For those who need further details about the amounts used, 60kgs …

Sankt Gallen Smoked Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen Brewery

Sankt Gallen Smoked Chocolate Stout

Cheese! How many times have I started a beer review with that word? You may have gathered from reading any of my stout or porter reviews that I really dislike the “cheesy” flavour that a lot of them possess (I call it “lacto”, but I’m not even sure if that’s the right word. Need to check that. Know your enemy, …

Sankt Gallen Orange Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Orange Chocolate Stout

Sankt Gallen Orange Chocolate Stout is part of Sankt Gallen’s Fruit Beer range. It’s made with whole oranges (peel and all) and chocolate malt. I’m imagining Terry’s Chocolate Orange when I open this. Sankt Gallen Orange Chocolate Stout Nose and Taste There’s the Terry’s Chocolate Orange! Christ! I’m quite excited. There’s also a smoky hint to the nose. It’s quite …

Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout

Sankt Gallen’s annual Valentine’s range includes the Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout that weighs in at 9%. If you’re looking for a beer to get your date drunk on Valentine’s then Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout is up your street. Alas, no chocolate is used during the brewing process, instead chocolate malt barley is one of the bases of the …

Sankt Gallen Kokutou Sweet Stout by Sankt Gallen

sankt gallen kokutou sweet stout

Sugar and spice and all things nice. If Sankt Gallen Kokutou Sweet Stout were a nursery rhyme then it would be that one. There aren’t any puppy dove’s tails nor snails in it. What it is though is a sweet stout brewed using brown sugar harvested from Okinawa. Moreover, Sankt Gallen Kokutou Sweet Stout is also an award-winning beer, having …