Preston IPA by Preston Ale

Preston Ale IPA

Preston IPA is a 6% English IPA from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their autumn line up of craft beer, and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Preston IPA is brewed using imported English malts and hops though which ones are unknown as there is no ingredients list online at the …

Preston Brown Ale by Preston Ale

Preston Brown Ale

Preston Brown Ale is a 5% brown ale from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan.Preston Brown Ale is based on a traditional British brown ale recipe though we don’t know what hops or malts are used in making it. …

Preston Pale Ale by Preston Ale 

Preston Pale Ale

Preston Pale Ale is a 5% English pale ale from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in bottles and on tap across Japan. Besides a lack of information about Preston Pale Ale, there is the obligatory awards it has won as Asia’s best pale ale in 2010 …

Ushitora Ultra Juicy by Ushitora Brewing

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Ushitora Ultra Juicy is a 6% American weisse from Ushitora Brewing, based in Tochigi, Japan. Like many of their other beers, Ushitora Ultra Juicy takes the batch number so it’s unknown whether it has been made before and is an evolution or whether it’s a new batch of beer from them. However, we do know that Ushitora Ultra Juicy is part of their limited …

Preston Irish Ale by Preston Ale

Preston Irish Ale

Preston Irish Ale is a 5% stout beer from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various locations. Like many other of the Preston Ale range of beers, Preston Irish Ale has also won some awards including, most prestigiously, the World Beer Award for …

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Hitachino Yosano Fresh CC by Kiuchi Brewery 

Hitachino Yosono Fresh CC

Hitachino Yosano Fresh CC is a 4.0% American pale ale from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their limited draft only release and as such, there are no plans to release it in bottles. Hitachino Yosano Fresh CC uses hops from Yosano town, based in Kyoto, which is part of a collaborative project between towns in the area …

Ushitora Fujin by Ushitora Brewing

Ushitora Fujin

Ushitora Fujin is a 7.3% American IPA from Ushitora Brewing, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their special lineup from Uetake-san but the most surprising thing about it is not that it’s another American IPA from Ushitora but it’s a beer that has been brewed numerous times and has seen an evolution in its taste. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, …

Ushitora Okaeri Pils by Ushitora Brewing

Bakushuan Ebisu Ushitora Kaeripils

Ushitora Okaeri Pils is a 5.5% pilsner brewed by Ushitora Brewing, based in Tochigi. It’s #119 in the ever expanding list of Uetake-san’s beers – surely someone must have a personal favourite there by now?! Like pretty much the rest of the Ushitora Brewing range, trying to find any information about their beer is next to impossible, and like the rest …

Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA by Ushitora Brewing

Bakushuan Ebisu Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA

Ushitora Virgin Trip IPA, or #113 Virgin Trip IPA to give it its official designation, is a 7.2% American IPA brewed by Ushitora Brewing, based on Tochigi, Japan. Like pretty much the rest of the Ushitora Brewing range, trying to find any information about their beer is next to impossible, and like the rest of the batches brewed by them, Ushitora Virgin …

Nasu Kogen Stout by Nasu Kohgen Beer

Nasu Kougen Stout 那須高原スタウト

Nasu Kogen Stout is a 6% stout from Nasu Kohgen Beer that is part of their “The Craft Beer’s Secrets” range of beers, which also happens to be their regular all-year round range. While the ingredients to the Nasu Kogen Beer range can be found quite easily, that is, malt, water, and hops, the unknown quality is the yeast as …