Be Easy Kikurahengi DIPA by Be Easy Brewing

Be Easy Kikurahengi DIPA

Be Easy Kikurahengi DIPA is a 8.5% Double IPA from Be Easy Brewing, based in Hirosaki, in Aomori, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, though found its way into bottles in 2020. Be Easy Kikurahengi DIPA is brewed using imported Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic, and Simcoe. Be Easy Kikurahengi DIPA takes its name from the phrase “gikkuri hengi” which means …

2nd Story American IPA by 2nd Story Ale Works

2nd Story American IPA

2nd Story American IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from 2nd Story Ale Works, based in Tokushima, in Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. 2nd Story American IPA is brewed using imported Amarillo, Citra, and Opal hops. 2nd Story American IPA Aroma and Taste 2nd Story American …

Ushitora Sanjuku by Ushitora Brewing

Ushitora Sanjuku

Ushitora Sanjuku is a 10% triple IPA from Ushitora, based in Shimotsuke-shi, in Tochigi, Japan. Ushitora Sanjuku is part of their canned and draught lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Ushitora Sanjuku is brewed using Ekuanot, Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Zeus hops. The kanji on the front, sanjuku, roughly translates to the “pain of being …

Black Tide Midnight Chaos by Black Tide Brewing

Black Tide Midnight Chaos

Black Tide Midnight Chaos is a 6% oatmeal stout from Black Tide Brewing, based in Kesennuma, in Miyagi, Japan. Black Tide Midnight Chaos is part of their draft and canned lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Black Tide Midnight Chaos is the first dark beer to come from Black Tide Brewing. Black Tide Midnight Chaos …

Vertere Ambrax by Vertere

Vertere Ambrax

Vertere Ambrax is 6.5% fruited sour from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draught lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Vertere Ambrax is brewed using blueberry juice, lactose, and also vanilla beans. Vertere Ambrax Aroma and Taste Vertere Ambrax poured out a lurid pinkish-purple colour with a surprising …

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 (and breathe out) is a 7% American IPA from Two Rabbits Brewing Company, based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. It is part of their canned and draught lineup. As the name suggests, Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 is part of their single hop series, with this one using Idaho 7 hop, …

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale by Shiokaze Brewlab

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale is a 7% brown ale from Shiokaze Brewlab, based in Soga, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft line up, though its availbility at the time of writing is unknown. Shiokaze Kahawia Ale takes its name from the Swahili word “kahawia” means brown. Shiokaze Kahawia Ale Aroma and Taste Shiokaze Kahawia Ale poured out …

Vertere Decora by Vertere

Vertere Decora

Vertere Decora is a 7% Kveik IPA from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their can and draft lineup, though at the time of writing, its availability is unknown. As the style suggests, Vertere Decora is brewed using a strain of Kveik yeast though which one is unknown. Vertere Decora is brewed using Ella and Enigma …

Two Rabbits Shiso Sour by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Shiso Sour

Two Rabbits Shiso Sour is a 6% fruited sour from Two Rabbits Brewing Company, based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draft lineup, though its availability is unknown at the time of writing. As the name suggests, Two Rabbits Shiso Sour is brewed with shiso, which is better known as perilla or beefsteak leaf. Two …

Hop Kotan Love Parade by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Love Parade

Hop Kotan Love Parade is a 6.5% American IPA from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their “Freedom” lineup of beers, and as such, its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Hop Kotan Love Parade has been triple dry-hopped, which means it has seen three sets of dry-hopping during the post-fermentation stage, …