Baeren Milk Chocolate Stout by Baeren

Baeren Milk Chocolate Stout ベアレンミルクチョコレートスタウト

Baeren Milk Chocolate Stout is a 5.5% sweet stout from Baeren, based in Iwate, Japan. It’s part of their 2018 Valentine’s range of beers and it’s unknown whether it will make future appearances. Baeren Milk Chocolate Stout Aroma and Taste Baeren Milk Chocolate Stout poured out a pitch black colour with an ever-so-slight off white head on top that faded …

Shiroyama Kokutou Stout by Shiroyama Brewery

Shiroyama Kokutou Stout

Shiroyama Kokutou Stout is a 5% sweet stout from Shiroyama Brewery, based in Kagoshima, Kyushu. It’s part of their seasonal lineup of craft beers and can be found on draft. It uses black sugar sourced from Okinawa and is also a multiple award winning beer, having won five consecutive medals at the International Beer Competition from 2006 to 2010. Shiroyama Kokutou Stout Aroma …

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 …

Sankt Gallen Sweet Vanilla Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sweet Vanilla Stout

Japanese breweries tend to produce sweeter beers around Valentine’s Day in the hope of enticing new customers to share the love; this Sweet Vanilla Stout by Sankt Gallen, while brewed all year round, is no exception. Made with fresh vanilla, it is technically a happoshu (like the Coedo Beniaka reviewed here); however, it still contains the essential ingredient: alcohol. Wait …

Hitachino Nest Lacto Sweet Stout by Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout

“A lacto sweet stout?!” I thought. Worth a try as I like sweet things, I enjoy stouts, and I love all things made from milk, and you have to be a fan of all those three to ensure that you enjoy this concoction. Kiuchi brewery have produced a beer that’s got so much going on, that this lacto sweet stout is …