Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer Information

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Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Fuji city, in Shizuoka, Japan. The brewery opened April 2018, and have been bottling their beers since late 2018. One of the aim’s of Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer is to use as much local produce as possible in their beers from the Fujinomiya area in the future, though right now, the …

Cyonmage Beer Information

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Cyonmage Beer, also known as Yamaguchi Hagi Beer, is a Japanese craft brewery located in Yamguchi, Japan. It’s easy to get confused with this brewery and also Yamaguchi Ji-Beer, but they are very much different breweries. Cyonmage Beer started out brewing in 1996 and like many other breweries at the time, they had a firm focus on German style beers, …

Vertere Beer Information

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Vertere Beer is a microbrewery located in Okutama, in western Tokyo, Japan. The brewery opened up March 2016 and also operate a small bar called Beer Café Vertere. Vertere founders, Hikari Suzuki and brewer Tsukino Kokage are two friends from high school. In December 2014, they established the Vertere company with the idea of “Imagine who, where and how to …

Kyoto Brewing Company Information

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Kyoto Brewing Company is a craft beer brewery located in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 2015, Kyoto Brewing Company has been a story of continued success ever since. The three people behind KBC (as they’re often called) are Chris Hainge, Paul Speed, and Benjamin Falck. The beers from KBC have a strong Belgian influence, from the yeast used, to the style …

Izu no Kuni Beer Information

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Izu No Kuni is a craft beer brewery, located in Izu, in Shizuoka, Japan. The brewery launched in 2010, and their aim is to be a full-fledged European-style brewery. All of ingredients used in making their beers are from Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Izu no Kuni Beer use a 1,000L system and is based in the Minna no …

Ji-Beer Hida Information

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Ji-Beer Hida is a microbrewery located in Takayama, in Gifu, Japan. The brewery has been in operation since 1996, though since opening, they’ve been quite quiet in the craft beer scene in Japan, and it used to be sold under the brand name “Kosho Konokuni”. The brewery uses local water from Hida for brewing and they follow the traditional idea …

Matsumoto Brewery Information

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Matsumoto Brewery is a craft beer brewery based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. The company was founded in 2016, with them initially brewing on other breweries’ system; however, Matsumoto Brewery acquired a brewing license in 2018, and since then, have also hired an American, Rob Lobreglio from Great Dane Brewing Company, as a consultant to help them decide on beers …

Derailleur Beer Works Information

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Derailleur Beer Works is a micro brewery / brewpub based in Osaka, Kansai and they started brewing in 2018. Derailleur Beer Works is actually a collaborative effort between small brewers and local management groups that are promoting the local Nishinari area. The Nishinari area of Osaka became famous in the 90s for an area where people could start drinking in …

Uchu Brewing Information

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Uchu Brewing is a Japanese craft beer brewery located in Hokuto city, in Yamanashi, Japan. Uchu Brewing started brewing in March 2018 with the first beers being released in May of the same year. Unlike many other breweries in Japan, Uchu Brewing actually started out by growing their own hops as to use in their own beer; however, they soon learnt afterwards …

Hokkaido Beer Pirikawakka Information

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Hokkaido Beer Pirikawakka is a craft brewery located in Chitose, in Hokkaido, Japan. The brewery opened up in August 1998 close to what is now Shin Chitose Airport. The brewery takes its name “pirikawakka”, which means “clean water” in English, from the local Ainu language. According to the brewery homepage, the water supply has been voted to be one of …