Heiwa Craft Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Kainan, in Wakayama prefecture, Japan. The brewery opened in May 2015, with its parent company being a sake distillery that was founded in 1928 – relatively young for a sake distillery in Japan. Like other sake distilleries, the parent company wanted to use the premises for when sake is not being made, which is during the warmer summer months. The distillery got their alcohol license for making beer and happoshu on 4th March 2014, and they also obtained a license to make spirits on 26th May 2014.
Heiwa Craft Beer Main Lineup
The following are part of Heiwa Craft Beer’s all year round range of beers.
- Heiwa Pale Ale – a 5% American pale ale that uses traditional American malts and hops.
- Heiwa IPA – a 6% American IPA that uses imported American hops.
- Heiwa White Ale – a 5% witbier that uses Belgian yeast and American hops, along with coriander, orange peel, and yuzu peel.
- Heiwa Porter – a 6% English porter that follows a traditional London porter recipe but has Masala tea added.
Heiwa Craft Beer Details
Address: 119 Mizonokuchi, Kainan-shi, Wakayama-ken 640-1172
Homepage (in Japanese): http://www.heiwashuzou.co.jp/#pagetop
Brewery Store: N/A