Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku・志賀高原一切皆苦

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a 6.5% American IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Like the Shiga Kogen No. 10 Anniversary IPA, Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a special brew for Shiga Kogen’s 15th Anniversary. The name “Issai Kaiku” …

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Vertere Meconopsis by Vertere

Vertere Meconopsis・バテレメコノプシス

Vertere Meconopsis is a 6.8% American IPA from Vertere, based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and can be found in a small number of bars across Japan. Vertere Meconopsis is brewed with Maris Otter, Munich t2, Pilsner, and Vienna malts, alongside Columbus, Azacca, Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, and Citra hops. Vertere Meconopsis Aroma and Taste …

Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Hunter's Natsumi・フジヤマハンターズなつみ

Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi is a 6.5% American IPA from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and was first released in January 2019. Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi is brewed using locally sourced yuzu, known as Japanese citron, and utilises the peel rather than the juice of the fruit. It also …

Y Market Anniversary WIPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Anniversary WIPA・Yマーケットアニバーサリー WIPA

Y Market Anniversary WIPA is a 7% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Anniversary WIPA was one of Y Market Brewing’s first forays into canned beers, and first came out in cans in February 2019. It is brewed using imported American Cascade, Mosaic, and Citra hops, as well as imported Australian Galaxy …

TDM 1874 IPA #8 by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 IPA #8

TDM 1874 IPA #8 is a 6.8% IPA from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Tokaichiba, in Yokohama, Japan. It’s part of their rotating range of IPAs and can be found in cans and on tap. TDM 1874 IPA #8 is brewed using Mosaic, Citra, and Denali hops. TDM 1874 IPA #8 is the third beer from TDM 1874 to be …

Ise Kadoya Celebrate IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Celebrate IPA is a 6.5% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It was made to commemorate the opening of their new brewing premises in 2018. Ise Kadoya Celebrate IPA Aroma and Taste Now, I’m not sure if it was my wet glass, but this beer poured out completely headless, with about a millimetre of foam that quickly receded. It …

Ise Kadoya Supernova IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Supernova IPA・伊勢角谷スーパーノヴァIPA

Ise Kadoya Supernova IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and can be found in bottles and on tap. According to Ise Kadoya, it is an improved version of their Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA and is brewed with Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe, Citra, and Mosaic hops. At the time of …

Rydeen IPA by Sarukurayama Beer

Rydeen IPA ライディーンIPA

Rydeen IPA is a 6% American IPA from Sarukurayama Beer, based in Uonuma, in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Rydeen IPA was first released in 2018 as part of the Sakurayama Beer range, a renewal if you’d like to label it as something, from Hakkaisan …

Ise Kadoya Pirate King IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Pirate King IPA・伊勢角谷パイレートキングIPA

Ise Kadoya Pirate King IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition and can be found in bottle and on taps across Japan. Ise Kadoya Pirate King IPA is brewed using Crystal and Munich malts along with Cluster, Simoce, Motueka, Equanot, Mosaic, and Citra hops. At the time of writing, …

Oh! La! Ho Biere De Rydeen Plan 9 From Method 7 from Oh! La! Ho Beer

Oh! La! Ho Biere De Rydeen Plan 9 From Method 7・オラホプラン9フロムメソッド7

Oh! La! Ho Biere De Rydeen Plan 9 From Method 7 (and breathe) is a 5% American IPA from Oh! La! Ho Beer, based in Tomi city, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Biere De Rydeen range, so a limited edition or seasonal beer, but who seems to know with Oh! La! Ho Beer. The name comes from their idea …