Hida White Beer by Ji-Beer Hida

Hida White Beer・飛騨ホワイトビール

Hida White Beer is a 5% white ale from Ji-Beer Hida, based in Hida, in Gifu, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in bottles mainly. At the time of writing, we’re yet to see it on tap anywhere. Though Hida White Beer is supposed to follow a German wheat beer recipe, it’s an “original” …

Fujiyama Heisei by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Heisei ・ふじやま平成

Fujiyama Heisei is a 5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It is brewed using rice from the local area, and also daidai, a kind of bitter orange found across Asia. Due to the addition of rice and …

Y Market La Mosaique by Y Market Brewing

Y Market La Mosaique・Yマーケットラ・モザイク

Y Market La Mosaique, or to use the proper fancy French alphabet Y Market La Mosaïque, is a 5% saison from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found on tap and in cans from May 2019 onwards. Y Market La Mosaique is brewed using imported Simcoe and Mosaic …

Hansharo Juicy Bullet by Hansharo Beer Brewing

Hansharo Juicy Bullet is a 6% New England India Pale… Lager?! It’s brewed by, you guessed it, Hansharo Beer Brewing. Hansharo Juicy Bullet Aroma and Taste Well, this is getting ridiculous. We’re going several layers deep here, what with the NEIPA (New England IPA, come on, you knew that) being a subset of IPAs, and IPLs (India Pale Lagers) being likewise in …

Mimasaka Blonde by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Blonde・美作ブロンド

Mimasaka Blonde is a 5% blonde ale from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in some places. There’s not much information out about Mimasaka Blonde, though it does use locally grown yuzu as an adjunct. Mimasaka Blonde Aroma and Taste …

Fujiyama Hunter’s Room by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Hunter's Room・フジヤマハンターズルーム

Fujiyama Hunter’s Room is a 7% milk stout from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Fujiyama Hunter’s Room is brewed using lactose and also fresh roasted coffee beans during the secondary fermentation stage. Fujiyama Hunter’s Room Aroma and Taste Fujiyama …

Y Market Hop Seduction Session IPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Hop Seduction Session IPA・YマーケットホップセダクションセッションIPA

Y Market Hop Seduction Session IPA is a 4.5% session IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Hop Seduction Session IPA is part of the Y Market Brewing regular lineup and can be found in cans and on tap too. Y Market Hop Seduction Session IPA is brewed with imported US Mosaic and Chinook …

Y Market Maruhachi IPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Maruhachi IPA・YマーケットマルハチIPA

Y Market Maruhachi IPA is an 8% double IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Maruhachi IPA is part of their all-year round range, and can be found in both cans and on tap. Each batch of Y Market Maruhachi IPA is brewed with 8 kilograms of a blend of 8 different hops that …

TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 Aoyama Beer 2・TDM 1874 青山ビール2

TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout is a 5.8% stout from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Yokohama, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their draft line up and can be found on tap at a small number of locations in Kanto. TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout is brewed using freshly ground coffee from Brazil. At the time of writing it’s unknown whether TDM …

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA is a 6% Brut IPA from Hansharo Beer. Brut IPAs are made with wine yeast for a white wine-esque flavour profile. First Brut IPA I’ve tried! Hansharo Tamayura Bakushu Brut IPA Aroma and Taste Hansharo Tamayuru Bakushu Brut IPA pours out with a massive and unwieldy head (much like your esteemed reviewer, frequent patron of …