Ise Kadoya Scotch Ale by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Scotch Ale

Ise Kadoya Scotch Ale is Ise Kadoya Brewery’s take on the famous style of beer was once revered by Michael Jackson. No, not the singer, but the English beer journalist and the host of the tv show The Beer Hunter, essential viewing for any fan of beer. Ise Kadoya Scotch Ale uses Scottish yeast as the strain can handle beers with a …

Ise Kadoya Niihime by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Niihime

Ise Kadoya Niihime is a 5% fruit beer from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie and it is part of their winter seasonal lineup of beers. It’s brewed using niihime (新姫) which is a fruit from Mie prefecture that was the result of hybridization between a tachibana (a kind of citrus fruit) and a mandarin orange. It resembles a round green …

Ise Kadoya Mocha French Coffee Stout by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Mocha French Coffee Stout

Ise Kadoya Mocha French Coffee Stout is a 5% stout from Ise Kadoya that is part of their limited edition draft beer range of beers. It was first released in November 2015 and follows their Ise Kadoya French Coffee Stout series after the Mandheling version back in Spring 2015. It is available on draft only and I think that the people …

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA By Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya that, at the time of writing, is a limited edition beer. It is brewed using Mosaic hops that were developed from the popular Simcoe strain of hops by The Hop Brewing Company back in 2012. For those that want to know more, Mosaic hops were developed to be …

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat, or as I like to call it, how-t0-missell-your-beer, is a 4% session IPA that was originally released for Tokyo Beer Week 2015 by Ise Kadoya Brewery. Why are we reviewing it so late? Well, it was sat in the BeerTengoku cellar and during a recent tidy-up, was found lurking with the expiry date coming up …

Ise Kadoya Hoppy Poter by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Hoppy Poter

No, it’s not a spelling mistake on my part, it’s actually called Ise Kadoya Hoppy Poter. It’s supposed to be a porter, but I guess it’s a play on the name Harry Potter, perhaps? Ise Kadoya Hoppy Poter is a 6% spring seasonal beer first brewed in 2015 and is a result of brewers from Japan coming together to brew a special …

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Ise Kadoya Grapefruit India Pale Ale by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Grapefruit India Pale

Grapefruit and IPAs tend to go hand-in-hand due it seems with hops, such as Chinook, Cascade and Legacy , imparting a natural grapefruit flavour but without the need for grapefruit itself. With Ise Kadoya Grapefruit India Pale, they’ve gone for the double whammy of using aforementioned hops AND grapefruit – either whole or juice – in the mix as well to …

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Ise Kadoya Triple Hop IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Triple Hop IPA

This may be a Ise Kadoya Triple Hop IPA but it certainly does not pack your usual triple IPA punch of alcohol as it comes in at 6% but it is an IPA for sure. It is brewed with three different hops, hence the name, which include Simcoe, Citra, and Amarillo thrown in for good measure. Unfortunately, it is a limited …

Ise Kadoya Mt Cook IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Mt. Cook IPA

We’re a bit late to the show with Ise Kadoya Mt Cook IPA as, due to my own fault and my OTT beer collection, it was languishing at the back of the beer cellar looking sad for itself. Ise Kadoya Mt Cook IPA is 6% American style IPA that was first released in February 2015 as part of Ise Kadoya’s limited edition …

Ise Kadoya Strong Stout by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Strong Stout

I was never meant to review this beer, but after a recent BBQ that Joe and I had, he drunk his bottle of Ise Kadoya Strong Stout on the way home and left the pleasure to me of writing a review. If you hadn’t had guessed by now, Ise Kadoya Strong Stout is an imperial stout from Ise Kadoya that is …