Number Nine Brewery Roundup

Number Nine Brewery Beer・ナンバーナインブルワリービール

Rather than writing our usual whole page review for a beer, we’ve come up with this mini review page for Number Nine Brewery Beers at Quays Pacific Bar & Grill. Number 8 Wheat Ale Details ABV: 4.2% IBU: N/A Style: Spice beer / Wheat ale Number 8 Wheat Ale Mini Review Appearance: Hazy light golden yellow colour with a thin, …


Romantic Dog Fight IPA by Romantic Village Beer

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Romantic Dog Fight IPA is 7% American IPA from Romantic Village Beer, based in Utsunomiya, in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and can be found mostly on tap across Kanto. Romantic Dog Fight IPA can apparently also be found in bottles, though we’re yet to come across any in our adventures. It was first released in 2015 …

AJB Euro IPA by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

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AJB Euro IPA is a 6.8% American / European IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa-Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range and can be found on tap at various places in Japan. While AJB Euro IPA has an American IPA base, it uses imported European Alsace, Ariana, Calista, Hüll Melon, Mistral, and Polaris hops …

Ebina Hefeweizen by Ebina Beer

Ebina Hefeweizen・海老名へフェヴァイツェン

Ebina Hefeweizen is a 5% hefeweizen from Ebina Beer, based in Ebina, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. No fancy names with this beer – what you see on the label is what you get in the bottle. Ebina Hefeweizen Aroma and Taste Ebina Hefeweizen poured out …

Be Easy Terako by Be Easy Brewing

Be Easy Terako・ビーエージーてらこ

Be Easy Terako is a 7.5% Belgian Blonde Ale from Be Easy Brewing, based in Hirosaki, in Aomori, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and was first released in May 2019. It’s unknown whether Be Easy Terako is a one-off brew or not. Be Easy Terako Aroma and Taste Be Easy Terako came up a dark hazy golden honey …


2nd Story Ne-IPA #3 by 2nd Story Ale Works

2nd Story Ne-IPA #3

2nd Story Ne-IPA #3 is a 7% NE-IPA from 2nd Story Ale Works, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup, and as the name suggests, it’s the third in their NE-IPA series. It’s brewed using Pilsner, Pale Malt, Oats, and wheat malt with the hops being Mosaic, Citra, Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade. 2nd Story Ne-IPA #3 also …


Vertere Meconopsis by Vertere

Vertere Meconopsis・バテレメコノプシス

Vertere Meconopsis is a 6.8% American IPA from Vertere, based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and can be found in a small number of bars across Japan. Vertere Meconopsis is brewed with Maris Otter, Munich t2, Pilsner, and Vienna malts, alongside Columbus, Azacca, Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, and Citra hops. Vertere Meconopsis Aroma and Taste …


Ushitora 9 Chai by Ushitora Brewery

Ushitora 9 Chai Milk Stout・うしとら9ちゃいミルクスタウト

Ushitora 9 Chai is a 7% spice beer, with a milk stout base, from Ushitora Brewery, based in Shimotsuke, in Tochigi, Japan. It is their 369th brew and can be found on tap only in Japan. Ushitora 9 Chai is brewed using chai spice, so all those Starbucks-Pumpkin-spice latte Ugg-boot wearing fans will be happy with this one. Ushitora 9 …

Y Market Decorian by Y Market Brewing

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Y Market Decorian is a 7% fruited stout from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round draft lineup, though whether it will be released in cans is unknown at the time of writing. It is brewed with imported US Amarillo, Chinook, Citra, and Simcoe hops and also contains dekopon, a hybrid between …

Chichibu Naminori Kuma by Chichibu Beer

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Chichibu Naminori Kuma is a 7% West Coast IPA from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup at the time of writing. It was first released in January 2019 and has since subsequent releases, though it’s unknown what hops went into making Chichibu Naminori Kuma. It’s also a collaborative effort with Abbot’s Choice …