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Kamikatz IPA by Rise & Win Brewing Company

Kamikatz IPA is a 6% American IPA from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, Japan. 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 using a combination of four different hops imported from New Zealand and The USA; however, it’s unknown at the time …

Dogo Alt by Dogo Beer

Dogo Alt is a 5% altbier from Dogo Beer, based in Matsuyama, Japan. It’s part of their all year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s also known as Dogo Madonna Alt, and is brewed using sake yeast from the local area, as well as local water that goes into onsens. Dogo …

Kamikatz Pale Ale by Rise & Win Brewing Company 

Kamikatz Pale Ale KAMIKATZ ペールエール

Kamikatz Pale Ale is a 4.5% English Pale Ale from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Kamikatz Pale Ale is brewed using imported European and American hops though which ones are unknown at the time of writing. Kamikatz Pale Ale …

Kamikatz Porter Stout by Rise & Win Brewing Company 

Kamikatz Porter Stout カミカツポータースタウト

Kamikatz Porter Stout is a 6% porter (despite the name!) from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap. Kamikatz Porter Stout is brewed using locally roasted Naruto kintoki sweet potatoes, along with the addition of roasted coffee and spices too in the fermentation stages. …

Dogo Kolsch by Dogo Beer

Dogo Kolsch道後ビール ケルシュ

Dogo Kolsch is a 5% kölsch style beer from Dogo Beer, based in Ehime, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. And that’s all I could find out about it. Dogo Kolsch Aroma and Taste Dogo Kolsch poured out a biscuit amber colour with a thin layer …

Kamikatz Golden Rain by Rise & Win Brewing Company

Kamikatz Golden Rain カミカツゴールデン レイン

Kamikatz Golden Rain is a 6% spiced beer from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of the limited edition lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap from December onwards. Kamikatz Golden Rain was first released in December 2017 and is brewed using locally sourced lemons and ginger. At the time of writing, it’s unknown …

Sanuki Weizen by Kagawa Brewery

Sanuki Weizen

Sanuki Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen style beer from Kagawa Brewery, based in Shikoku. It’s available in both bottles and cans, though the labels vary greatly so make sure you know what you are getting yourself in for when you buy the canned version. The kuukai, or 空海 label, was introduced in 2006 as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations …

Umenishiki Pilsner by Umenishiki Yamakawa

Umenishiki Pilsner 梅錦ピルスナー

Umenishiki Pilsner is 5.5% pilsner from Umenishiki Yamakawa, based in Ehime prefecture. It is part of their all-year round range though at the time of writing, it is unknown whether Umenishiki Pilsner is based on a Czech or German recipe as even the Umenishiki homepage doesn’t list any information about it. It is also an award winning beer, having won either silver or …

Umenishiki Bock by Umenishiki Yamakawa

Umenishiki Bock

Umenishiki Bock is a 7% dunkler bock (or dark bock) from Umenishiki Yamakawa, and is produced all year round. For those interested in how it’s made, Umenishiki Yamakawa roast various different malts for different lengths of time and mix them all up. Umenishiki Bock also won silver and gold medals at the International Beer Competition back in 2008 and 2009 respectively. …

Umenishiki Aromatic Ale by Umenishiki Yamakawa

Umenishiki Aromatic Ale

Umenishiki Aromatic Ale by Umenishiki Yamakawa is a Belgian strong ale style beer from Ehime prefecture. Wait. Aren’t all ales from Belgian strong? I don’t know about you but all my experiences of Belgian beers have been those over 8% or perhaps that’s my view. I’m not a big fan of kriek style beers with lashings of cherries so I’m …