Kohan Akita Bijin Hada Beer by Tazawako Kohan no Mori Beer

Kohan Akita Bijin Hada Beer

Kohan Akita Bijin Hada Beer is a 5.5% speciality beer from Tazawako Kohan no Mori Beer, based in Akita, Japan. It’s part of their summer seasonal lineup of craft beer and is brewed using Akitakomachi rice, making this beer a Japanese rice lager style beer. The rice is sourced from Sendai city, the southernmost part of the Tohoku area. At …

Kohan On The Rock Beer by Tazawako Kohan No Mori Beer

Kohan On The Rock Beer

Kohan On The Rock Beer is a 6% dunkler bock beer from Tazawako Kohan No Mori Beer, based in Akita, Japan. It was first released in 2011 and since then, it has become part of their summer seasonal line up. It’s meant to be drunk with ice, hence the name “on the rock” but why you would voluntarily dilute your …

Brown no Kaze by Tazawako Kohan no Mori

brown no kaze

Brown no Kaze beer, otherwise known as Tazawako Kohan no Mori Dunkel, is another beer that comes in two different labels. The one below is the most recent label for the Queen’s Isetan brand of supermarkets, alongside the Ajiwai Tenku and the Ajiwai Tenya beers. Both beers, or so I am led to believe, are brewed from the same recipe. Brown no Kaze …

Ajiwai Tenku by Tazawako Kohan no Mori Beer

Ajiwai Tenku

Ajiwai Tenku is another award-winning beer from Tazawako Kohan no Mori Beer that is brewed in the helles, meaning bright, lager style from Bavaria. An all-malt beer, Ajiwai Tenku, like Ajiwai Tenya, is brewed for the Queen’s Isetan chain of supermarkets across Japan. Ajiwai Tenku Aroma and Taste Ajiwai Tenku pours out like there is no tomorrow. Whoosh! It is a …

Kaze Soyogu Pils by Tazawako Kohan no Mori

Kaze Soyogu Pils is sold at Queens Isetan stores across Japan, and is brewed by Tazawako Kohan no Mori. It is an award-winning beer for best-testing pilsner in Japan. The bottle comes in two variations: one with a tree, as seen below, and also an own-brand Queens Isetan label, by Green Q. Kaze Soyogu Pils Aroma and Taste Kaze Soyogu Pils pours cloudy with a cream, …

Ajiwai Tenya by Tazawako Kohan no Mori

Ajiwai Tenya

One from the northern climes of Japan is this Ajiwai Tenya, which translates to “a taste of heavenly shores”. Brewed in a dunkel style which has its origins in Germany, this 5% beer is rarely found outside of Akita. Ajiwai Tenya Aroma and taste Ajiwai Tenya pours out a hazy dark brown colour that settles quickly into the glass, amber at the …