Yokohama YABAcious IPA by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama YABAcious IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Yokohama Brewery, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It was part of their entry into the 2017 Japan Brewers’ Cup, held in Yokohama, and since then, can be found on tap across Japan. There has been some change in the brewers, with Gojo-san moving on, so does Yokohama YABAcious IPA indicate a new direction …

Yokohama Seya no Komugi Beer by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Seya no Komugi Beer

Yokohama Seya no Komugi Beer is a 5.5% wheat ale from Yokohama Brewery, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It is part of their Summer seasonal line up and contains wheat, or komugi, that has been locally sourced from the Seya-ward of Yokohama, about 10kms west of Yokohama centre itself. It was first released in 2015 on tap only, but in 2016, …

Yokohama Alt by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Alt

I don’t know how I missed this one but it seems Yokohama Alt slipped through the tight reviewing regime run at BeerTengoku towers. Anyway, Yokohama Alt is finally here with a decent camera to boot too. It’s a 5.5% German, a Dusseldorf style I’ll have you know, altbier that is brewed using caramel malt and German Altstadt yeast. No news on what …

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Yokohama Pale Ale by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Pale Ale is 5% American pale ale from Yokohama Beer that is advertised as having the aroma of hops and citrus. Part of Yokohama Beer’s main lineup, this can be readily found on tap in Yokohama, and some Tokyo bars, such as Craft Beer Market. Like the other Yokohama beers, Yokohama Pale Ale is charged at a premium price of around ¥500 …

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner by Yokohama Brewery

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner

Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner is a 5.5% Czech-style pilsner beer from Yokohama Brewery. Following the Czech influence, Yokohama Bohemian Pilsner is brewed with 100% Saaz hops and uses something called “three decoction mashing” or as the label puts it 3Decoction mashing, which is where during the decoction mashing part of the mash is boiled in a separate kettle. The boiled part is added …