Daisen G Beer Gold by Kumezakura Daisen Brewery

Daisen G Beer Gold

Daisen G Beer Gold is a 6% blonde ale from Kumezakura Daisen Brewery that was first brewed in 2007 and is part of their autumn line up. It is brewed using locally harvested Daisen Gold barley from the local Oyama area. Daisen G Beer Gold can be found in bottles and on tap. Daisen G Beer Gold Aroma and Taste This is …

Matsue Pale Ale by Shimane Beer Company

Matsue Pale Ale

Matsue Pale Ale is an English style pale ale from Shimane Beer Company. It has an abv of 5% and is part of the all-year range from Shimane Beer Company that can be bought either in cans, bottles, or on draught form. Matsue Pale Ale Aroma and Taste The first thing I noticed when Matsue Pale Ale quickly left the can was …

Kure Shimanowa Beer by Kure Beer

Kure Shimanowa Beer

After scouring Tokyo, well a short trip to Liquors Hasegawa, for some new beers, I came across the familiar face of Kure Shimanowa Beer by Kure Beer. It’s a 5% pale lager that appears to be a Summer seasonal according the Kure Beer website as it isn’t listed on there. It was first brewed in 2014 after a joint event between …

Shimane Apple Barley by Shimane Beer Company

Shimane Apple Barley

Shimane Apple Barley is not your usual kind of barley wine as it’s made with dried apples from the local area to produce a this 9% apple-infused barley wine. It’s an all year round beer that I’ve had on tap before at Popeye’s in Ryogoku and was happy to find it in bottled form. However, unlike most barley wines that …


Kure Ginjo Beer 呉吟醸ビール

呉吟醸ビールは7%のダンケルボックです。呉ビールの春ラインアップを一部です。呉ビールから「広島吟醸酵母「もみじ酵母」を使用して仕込みました。」 呉吟醸ビールの目鼻舌 目:明るいゴールデンのオレンジです。 鼻:キャラメル、酒、コメ、梅酒もある。ビールの匂じゃない。 舌:最初はキャラメルそして梅酒を味する。ボディーはすごく濃いです。後味はネチネチのフルーティです。 オンライン販売 びあマ


Miyajima Caramal Blonde 宮島キャラメルブロンド

宮島キャラメルブロンドは4.5%のブロンド・エールです。宮島ビールのレギュラーラインアップを一部です。 宮島キャラメルブロンドの目鼻舌 目:曇ったゴールデンのアンバーの色です。泡はふんわりの真っ白です。 鼻:キャラメルの匂いはすぐ来る。甘いジャームの香りをある。 舌:ボディーはスムーズです。甘いですけど飲める。はちみつ、キャラメルは良いバランスですけど弱い苦さになる。 オンライン販売 宮島ビールオンラインショップ びあマ

Shimane Zakuro Arils by Shimane Beer Company

Shimane Zakuro Arils

Shimane Zakuro Arils is a blonde ale by Matsue Beer Hearn in Shimane. It’s made with pomegranate purée, and has been created to appeal specifically to the female market. Pomegranate is supposedly beneficial during pregnancy, and I guess that’s all the excuse you need to throw one in a beer and call it a ladies’ beer for ladylike ladies. Well, …

Daisen G Beer Weizenbock by Kumezakura Daisen Brewery

Daisen G Beer Weizenbock

Weizenbocks have been a revelation of late and it’s a style I’ve begun to enjoy. They seem to take the wheat and bananas tones from a weizen and lift them to produce a hearty beer that warms you up in winter. Daisen G Beer Weizenbock is a limited edition beer from Kumezakura Daisen Brewery that is usually on sale from around …

Doppo Chocolate by Miyashita Shuzo

Doppo Chocolate

Doppo Chocolate is Miyashita Shuzo’s annual gift to craft beer drinkers in Japan – a stout fortified with cocoa powder, ready for that (lonely) Valentine’s night. It’s a bottom fermented beer brewed with seven different hops although the addition of such a large amount of coca means Doppo Chocolate is sold under the classification of a happoshu. Doppo Chocolate Aroma and Taste …


Beer Hearn Shinjiko Moon Honey Weizen Bock by Shimane Beer Company

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Beer Hearn Shinjiko Moon Honey Weizen Bock is one of those beers that deserves respect. Weizenbocks are notorious for doing my head in, for example, on the recent trip to Craft Beer Bar iBrew, I had one too many, and this beer is no exception. Beer Hearn Shinjiko Moon Honey Weizen Bock takes a regular weizenbock and has a truck load …