Johana Kinu no Kahori by Johana Beer 

Johana Kinu no Kahori

Johana Kinu no Kahori, also known as Johana Kinu no Kaori, is a 6% witbier from Johana Beer, based in Toyama, Japan. It was supposedly pulled from their line up but seems to have come back into their bottled and draft lineup as part of their spring seasonal lineup. Johana Kinu no Kahori is brewed with two adjuncts: one not so unusual …

Ginban Kurobe Kyokoku Beer by Ginban Shuzo

Ginban Kurobe Kyokoku Beer

Ginban Kurobe Kyokoku Beer is a 5% pale lager from Ginban Shuzo based in Toyama. It’s a 100% Japanese beer with it being brewed from domestic malt and domestic hops and that is all that is known about it. Ginban Kurobe Kyokoku Beer can be found on the Ginban Shuzo homepage though good luck in trying to find it. Ginban Kurobe Kyokoku …

Johana Kagayaki Wheat Seven by Johana Beer

Johana Kagayaki Wheat Seven

Johana Kagayaki Wheat Seven is an American IPA from Johana Beer that packs in the abv at 7% and also the IBU at around 70 units. It was originally brewed to celebrate the opening of the Shinkansen line through to Toyama. Johana Kagayaki Wheat Seven is also brewed using locally sourced wheat known as the number 10 brand, though I’m not …

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji by Johana Beer

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji

Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji is a beer brewed annually as part of the Masaji Beer Project, an annual celebration to the life of Masaji. The 2015 version is the second time that it has been brewed and Johana Masaji the Great! Ore no Aji is a 6% IPA beer. We tried to get it on tap once at Craft …

Hakama IPA by Johana Beer

Hakama IPA

Hakama IPA, also known as Johana IPA, is brewed on from an American IPA recipe by Johana Beer.  Besides that, not much else is known about this beer at the time of writing. There is a distinct lack of information on the brewery homepage about it, but it’s Japanese and it’s a craft beer, so drink it we must. Hakama IPA …

Unazuki Beer Kolsch by Unazuki Beer

Unazuki Beer Kolsch

Unazuki Beer Kolsch is based on a traditional kölsch recipe out of Cologne, Germany that was originally brewed in the the 13th to 15th century. I’m not saying Unazuki Beer Kolsch is that old. The kanji 十字峡 refers to the design on the can and can be translated as “cross the gorge”. It is available in both can or bottles. Unazuki Beer …