Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Hops & Brett by Tamamura Honten 

Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Hops & Brett

Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Hops & Brett is a 6% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their bottle Yamabushi range of beer and was first released in Summer 2016. Why has it taken so long for us to review it? Well, I didn’t get my bottle until December 2016, having let it age for a bit. …

Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Saison Brett by Tamamura Honten 

Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Saison Brett

Tamamura Honten Yamabushi Saison Brett is a 6% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano. It’s part of their Yamabushi range of beers that involving taking a saison base and infusing it with different adjuncts, in this case Brettanomyces, hence the Brett part of the name. Brettanomyces are a kind of yeast used in the process of fermentation, and brewers may also add …

Songbird Myltille Noir by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Myltille Noir

Songbird Myltille Noir is 5.5% fruit beer / dark saison from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba. It is part of their autumn seasonal lineup and was first released in autumn 2015. Songbird Myltille Noir contains over 20% of pickled blueberries which have been sourced from Yotsukaido, also located in Chiba. It can be found in bottles when on sale. Songbird Myltille Noir Aroma and …

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Shiga Kogen Baby Miyama Blonde by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Baby Miyama Blonde

Shiga Kogen Baby Miyama Blonde is a 5% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition line up and was first released in May 2016. As the name suggests, it’s the “baby” version of the Shiga Kogen Miyama Blonde. Shiga Kogen Baby Miyama Blonde is brewed using using Nishikimiyama rice and with additions of Shinshu hops and …

Shimane Yuzu Fresh by Shimane Beer Company

Shimane Yuzu Fresh

Yuzu are pretty versatile, with their uses ranging from baths to cooking to beers. Shimane Yuzu Fresh has plenty of the fruit. It’s a saison-style beer from Shimane Beer, and is the first time we’ve encountered a saison made with yuzu. Shimane Beer style it as a Belgian fruit beer. Shimane Yuzu Fresh contains locally sourced fresh yuzu and also plenty …

Yorocco Zesty Saison by Yorocco Beer

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Yorocco Zesty Saison is a 4.5% saison from Yorocco Beer, based in Zushi, Kanagawa. It’s part of their draft range and is brewed using amanatsu or natsumikan, which looks something like a cross between a grapefruit and an orange. While the fruit is most commonly grown in Yamanashi, it can be seen across Japan, and it seems Yorocco Beer have …

玉村本店:山伏壱saison one

Yamabushi Saison One 山伏壱saison one

山伏壱saison oneは6.5%のセーゾンです。玉村本店のレギュラーラインアップの一部です。玉村本店から「「山伏」とは、ベルギービールにインスパイアされつつも、日本独自の味を追求するプロジェクト。 山に対する信仰の強い志賀高原の地で、修道僧にも負けないオリジナルなビールを目指します。山伏 壱 saison one は、自家栽培のホップ「信州早生」をふんだんに使用。同じく自家栽培の酒米「美山錦」をつかった爽快な味わいの無濾過・非熱処理、瓶内二次醗酵のビールです。 山伏壱saison oneの目鼻舌 目:ライトゴールデンな色。泡がすごく長い立ち行く、シャンパン見たいです。 鼻:オレンジ、酵母、酒の匂いもある。 舌:軽いボディーです。炭酸力が高いですからすぐ酔っ払いです。酒と酵母の味する。後味はドライです。ホップからハーブ、フローラルです。 オンライン販売 玉村本店オンラインショップ びあマ クラフトビールズ

ヨロッコビール:ヨロッコセゾン

Yorocco Beer ヨロッコセゾン

ヨロッコセゾンは4%のセゾンです。ヨロッコビールの瓶ビールのラインアップを一部です。生ビールも飲めます。 ヨロッコセゾンの目鼻舌 目:曇ったのゴールデンのオレンジの色です。泡は薄い真っ白です。 鼻:ベルギー産の酵母を匂いする。パン、シトルスの香りもある。 舌:スッキリなモルト、酵母を味する。弱いサワーの味をあるけど良い味です。フルーティーなオレンジです。 オンライン販売 ヨロッコビール  

Shiga Kogen Saison Blanc by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Saison Blanc

Shiga Kogen Saison Blanc is a 5.5% saison from Tamamura Honten that is part of their limited edition craft beer lineup after making its debut at the 2015 Harvest Festival in Nagano. It’s brewed using two kinds of New Zealand hops and two different yeasts in the fermentation stage. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what the two strains of …

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Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Saison du Duke by Oh! La! Ho Beer

Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Saison du Duke

Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Saison du Duke is a 5.5% saison from Oh! La! Ho Beer that is part of their limited edition release series of Biere de Raiden beers. It was first released in February 2016 under a secret category of beers but it was only at the Restaurant Oh! La! Ho that it came apparent this was a …