Kyoto ChaBeer Brewing Company Information

Kyoto ChaBeer Brewing Company

Kyoto ChaBeer Brewing Company is the brewery behind the Kyoto craft beer bar, Kyoto Beer Lab, with both of them being located in the same building in Kyoto, with the brewery obtaining its license in April 2018. Kyoto ChaBeer Brewing Company stands on the banks of the Takase River, which is lined with green groves, in a good location near …

Kawaba Beer Information

Kawaba Beer

Kawaba Beer is a brewery located in Kawaba village, in Gunma, Japan. Kawaba Beer started operations in April 1998 and is owned by Denen Plaza Kawaba – a sprawling complex of small shops and restaurants. The name “Kawaba” roughly translates “The Place of Rivers” named because the village is surrounded by five rivers and many mountain streams. Kawaba Village also …

Black Tide Brewing Information

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Black Tide Brewing is a brewpub located in Kesennuma, in Miyagi, Japan. The brewery opened up in July 2020 while the bar attached to the brewery opened up December 2019, after a short period of crowdfunding from the domestic market. Black Tide Brewing came about from when James Watney, originally from Seattle, visited the area in November 2018 after hearing …

Arch Brewery Information

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Arch Brewery is a Japanese brewery located in Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi, Japan. It was established in November 2017, by two brothers/owners, Masahiro Yanagi and Shojin Yanagi after graduating university in different prefectures. Before opening Arch Brewery, the pair of them visited breweries across Japan and trained at Iwami Bakushu in Shimane. One of the aims of Arch Brewery is to …

Zakkoku Kobo Brewery Information

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Zakkoku Kobo Brewery, sometimes known as Zakkoku Kobo Microbrewery, is a Japanese brewery located in Ogawa-machi, in Saitama, Japan. The brewery was started by Baba Isamu in 2004 and focuses on using locally, organically grown grains where possible in the beer. This came about because he had too many grains after harvesting. The solution he came up with was that …

West Coast Brewing Information

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West Coast Brewing is a Japanese brewery located in Mochimune, in Shizuoka, Japan. West Coast Brewing is located in the coastal area of Yoso, in Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, in a new tourist facility that was renovated from a building that was previously used as a tuna processing plant, with the building being left unused for more than a decade since the …

Nomcraft Brewing Information

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Nomcraft Brewing is a Japanese microbrewery located in Aridagawa, in Wakayama, Japan. The brewery is run by three people: Ben Emrich from Portland, Adam Baran from Chicago, and Takumi Kaneko, a PR manager from Aichi. Due to a local event in Osaka, Adam became interested in Aridagawa because of the Portland Fair being held in Hanshin Department Store, Osaka. It …

Yggdrasil Brewing Information

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Yggdrasil Brewing is a brewpub and brewery located in Hiratsua, in Kanagawa, Japan. Yggdrasil Brewing opened in August 2018; however, their first on-site beers came later in 2019. Yggdrasil Brewing is owned and run by Davido Gardamoto, Yggdrasil Brewing takes its name from the fictional tree that appears in Nordic mythology”Yggdrasil”. Davido, from Brittany, France and loves heavy metal and …

Kobo Brewery Information

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Kobo Brewery is a small microbrewery out in Toyama city, in Toyama, Japan. The brewery opened in 2017 when Jiri Kotynek, perhaps better known as Kochas, left Nihonkai Beer Club and started up Kobo Brewery with his friend Boris Priesol. Located at the base of Mt Tate, Kobo Brewery, which is sometimes stylized as KOBO Brewery, craft brews aim to bring …

Monkey Mountain Brewing Information

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Monkey Mountain Brewing is a micro craft beer brewery based in Oita, in Kyushu, Japan. The brewery started operations in February 2019. Monkey Mountain uses British and German malt and American, British, and German hops uses locally sourced mountain water for their beers. The system used at the time of writing is 100 to 120 liters at a time and …