Tainai Kogen Beer

Tainai Kogen Beer Logo

Tainai Kogen Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Tainai City, Niigata. It was founded in 2011 as an off-shoot to the Niigata Beer company and since then, has grown larger year upon year. The brewery strictly adheres to the Reinheitsgebot, the German purity law, so all of Tainai Kogen’s beers do not include any adjuncts, such as orange …

Tainai Kogen Weizen by Tainai Kogen Beer

Tainai Kogen Weizen

Tainai Kogen Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen style beer from Tainai Kogen Beer, brewed in Tainai city in Niigata. It’s brewed to a traditional Bavarian recipe that uses a minimum of 50% wheat malt and, urgh, is advertised as being recommended for women. Why men can’t drink wheat beers is beyond me but according to Tainai Kogen Beer, Tainai Kogen …

Tainai Kogen Alt by Tainai Kogen Beer

Tainai Kogen Alt

Tainai Kogen Alt is an alt style beer not from Niigata Brewery, the parent company, but rather Tainai Kogen Beer- even though the former is emblazoned across the bottle while the latter is hidden away. Tainai Kogen Alt is brewed using dark, roasted malt in the mix to produce a 5.5% beer. Tainai Kogen Alt Aroma and Taste I first heard of Tainai …