Tokyo Aleworks TASTY IPA by Tokyo Aleworks

Tokyo Aleworks TASTY IPA is a 7% West Coast IPA from Tokyo Aleworks, based in Itabashi, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found both on tap, and in bottles too. Tokyo Aleworks TASTY IPA was brewed to celebrate the opening of their Yurakucho taproom back in September 2020, and is also one of their …

Kyoto Brewing Kan by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing Kan

Kyoto Brewing Kan is a 6% American IPA from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition “taste” series and can be found in both cans and on draught across Japan. Kyoto Brewing Kan takes it names from “kan (甘)” which can also be read as part of “amai (甘い)” which means sweet. This beer …

TDM 1874 NZ IPA by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 NZ IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from TDM 1874 NZ IPA, based in Tokaichiba, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draught lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. As the name suggests, TDM 1874 NZ IPA is brewed using imported NZ hops, though which ones are unknown at the time …

Ise Kadoya Stairway to Heaven by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Stairway to Heaven

Ise Kadoya Stairway to Heaven is a 7% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Its name is a deliberate homage to the same song by Led Zeppelin, with the song …

2nd Story American IPA by 2nd Story Ale Works

2nd Story American IPA

2nd Story American IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from 2nd Story Ale Works, based in Tokushima, in Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. 2nd Story American IPA is brewed using imported Amarillo, Citra, and Opal hops. 2nd Story American IPA Aroma and Taste 2nd Story American …

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7

Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 (and breathe out) is a 7% American IPA from Two Rabbits Brewing Company, based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. It is part of their canned and draught lineup. As the name suggests, Two Rabbits Single Hop IPA Idaho 7 is part of their single hop series, with this one using Idaho 7 hop, …

Hop Kotan Love Parade by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Love Parade

Hop Kotan Love Parade is a 6.5% American IPA from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their “Freedom” lineup of beers, and as such, its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Hop Kotan Love Parade has been triple dry-hopped, which means it has seen three sets of dry-hopping during the post-fermentation stage, …

Black Tide Kesemoi by Black Tide Brewing

Black Tide Kesemoi

Black Tide Kesemoi is a 6% NE-IPA from Black Tide Brewing, based in Kesenuma, in Miyagi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap at various places across Japan. Black Tide Kesemoi is brewed using Galaxy, Amarillo, Sultana, and Citra hops, and takes its name from the Japanese “けせもい=静かな海” which supposedly …

Black Tide Drift Net by Black Tide Brewing

Black Tide Drift Net

Black Tide Drift Net is a 6% hazy IPA from Black Tide Brewing, based in Kesunnuma, in Miyagi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap at various places. Black Tide Drift Net is brewed using Bravo and Citra hops, as well as the relatively new strain of hops called BRU-1. …

Two Rabbits Rabbit Punch Mountain IPA by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Rabbit Punch Mountain IPA

Two Rabbits Rabbit Punch Mountain IPA is a 6% Mountain IPA from Two Rabbits Brewing Company based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both cans and on tap at the time of writing. Two Rabbits Rabbit Punch Mountain IPA is brewed using a combination of imported Australian and New Zealand …