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Vertere Californica by Vertere

Vertere Californica バテレカリフォルニカ

Vertere Californica is a 7% American IPA from Vertere based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found on tap and in bottles. Vertere Californica is brewed using Maris Otter, Munich, Carared, and Melanondin, with a very American hop bill of Columbus, Simcoe, Cascade, and Chinook. Vertere Californica Aroma and Taste Vertere Californica …

TY Harbor Pudding Heads by TY Harbor

TY Harbor Pudding Heads TYハーバープリンヘッズ

TY Harbor Pudding Heads is a 5.5% brown ale from TY Harbor, based in Shinagawa, Tokyo, in Japan. It’s part of BeerMa’s second anniversary lineup, along with the TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA. TY Harbor Pudding Heads is brewed using lactose and also vanilla beans. The reason for the TY Harbor Pudding Heads? The shop manager likes purin, also known as …

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA by TY Harbor Brewery

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA TY ハーバーあらかわサニーディ

TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA is an 8% double IPA from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Shingawa, Tokyo in Japan. It’s part of the limited edition lineup for BeerMa’s second anniversary of the Kita-Senju bar and can be found in bottles and on tap. The second anniversary beer is double IPA because the store manager likes them – simple …

Vertere Red IPA by Vertere

Vertere Red IPA バテレレッドIPA

Vertere Red IPA is a 5.6% American IPA from Vertere, based in Okutama, Tokyo, in Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Vertere Red IPA Aroma and Taste I randomly came across Vertere Red IPA when I was drinking in Tap & Growler – I had heard …

TY Harbor Wheat Ale by TY Harbor Brewery

Craft Beer Market Kanda Beer 3 TY Harbor Wheat Ale

TY Harbor Wheat Ale is a 4.5% wheat ale from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed to a traditional Belgian style white ale recipe. Yes, this is the draft version review of a bottled beer but for some reason, I’ve yet …

Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA by Devilcraft Brewery

Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA デビルクラフトトロピカーニバルIPA

Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA is a 6.7% American IPA from Devilcraft Brewery, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft range of beers and first came out at the beginning of June 2018. Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA Aroma and Taste Devilcraft Tropicarnival IPA came up with a slightly hazy golden colour and a plump white head on top that lingered before …

Meguro Black Lager by Meisterbrau

Meguro Black Lager 目黒ブラックラガー

Meguro Black Lager is a 5% schwarzbier from Meisterbrau, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round bottle range and that’s all we could find out about it. Meguro Black Lager Aroma and Taste Meguro Black Lager poured out a pitch black colour with a large frothy white head on top that lingered throughout drinking. There was a …

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Chofu Beer by Hoppy Beverage Co.

Chofu Beer by Hoppy Beverage Co. / ホッピービバレッジの調布びーる

Chofu Beer is a 6% English-style pale ale from Hoppy Beverage Co. Yes, the same Hoppy that make the dubious, tax-avoiding izakaya staple of the same name. I used to drink Hoppy all the time. Wonder if my innards can still manage it. (For the uninitiated, “Hoppy” is a “beer-flavoured beverage” that’s served with a huge glass of shochu spirit …

Futako Unane Pale Lager by Futako Beer

Futako Unane Pale Lager

Futako Unane Pale Lager is a 5.5% India Pale Lager from Futako Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. As Futako Beer is a contact brewery, Futako Unane Pale Lager is brewed at Hitachino Nest in Ibaragi. The name stems from the Unane district of Futakotamagawa, just south-west of Shibuya, where Futako Beer is based out of. And that’s about all I could …

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho by Virgo Beer 

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho

Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho by Virgo Beer is a 5% pilsner from Virgo Beer, based in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their Fukagawa Craft Beer range that is sold locally in Tokyo and you should be glad it is sold in such a small area. A Story About Fukagawa Monzen Nakacho Excuse the break in usual proceedings. Right now, Joe or …