Ginmai White by Tainai Kogen Beer

Ginmai White 吟米ホワイト

Ginmai White is a 5% Belgian witbier from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Tainai city, in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their Ginmai Beer line up that uses locally sourced koshihikari rice from the Niigata area, which is also the same kind used by the sake manufacturers in Niigata. Ginmai White Aroma and Taste DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SCREEN! That …

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Y Market Ncha by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Ncha ワイマーケットブルーイングんちゃ!

Y Market Ncha is a 4.5% pilsner from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, Japan. It’s part of a collaborative effort Y Market Brewing did with Gambrinus Roppongi as their in-house beer. Y Market Ncha uses locally sourced brown rice tea that is roasted then added during secondary fermentation – essentially steeping tea. Y Market Ncha Aroma and Taste Y Market …

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer by Kuju Kogen

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer 玄米ビール

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer is a 6% speciality beer / pilsner from Kuju Kogen, based in in Oita, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round beer and comes in a variety of labels – with this one promoting Beppu, a city in Oita, and their baseball team. Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer is brewed using locally grown genmei, or …

Hideji Konohanasakuya by Miyazaki Hideji Beer

Hideji Konohanasakuya ひでじこのはなさくや

Hideji Konohanasakuya is a 6% speciality grain beer from Miyazaki Hideji Beer, based in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal line up. The name roughly translates to “this story” and Miyazaki Hideji Beer used sake rice and yeast used in sake brewing to make this beer. It’s also part of a collaborative effort with local sake breweries in the Miyazaki …

Minoh Godfather 6 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 6 箕面ゴッドファーザー6

Minoh Godfather 6, or Minoh Godfather 6 Rice Hop Ale, is a 6% rice beer from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their Masaji Beer Project and as such, the recipe changes each year. This iteration of Minoh Godfather contains locally sourced rice and imported USA and NZ hops. Minoh Godfather 6 Aroma and Taste Minoh Godfather 6 …

Konishi Garnet Rouge by Konishi Brewing

Konishi garnet rouge

Konishi Garnet Rouge is a red ale brewed by Konishi Brewing out of Hyogo. Whilst most rice beers are brewed using white rice, Konishi Garnet Rouge, along with Hitachino Red Rice ale are two exceptions. This beer is brewed using black rice which is not usually a popular grain in Japan. Konishi Garnet Rouge Aroma & Taste Konishi Garnet Rouge pours …