Nara 8-Bit by Nara Brewing Company

Nara 8-Bit

Nara 8-Bit is an 8.6% Belgian Strong Ale from Nara Brewing Company, based in Nara, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. It is the 2nd collaboration beer with Mr. Nishinaka who is the head brewer and Belgian beer professional of Kakegawa Farm Brewing in Kakegawa, Shizuoka. The beer is …

Source of Styles #11: Dubbels / Tripels

Source of Style 11 Front

Welcome to the eleventh in our series of “Source of Styles”, with this focus being on dubbels / tripels which are perhaps the best export Belgium has given to the world – besides their Belgian french fries of course! Due to the inextricable link between the two styles of beers, we’ve decided to put them into one category. The main …

Far Yeast Abbey Baby by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Abbey Baby ファーイースト アビィベイビー

Far Yeast Abbey Baby is a 7% Belgian dubbel from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative series, with this one being done with Brewpub Têtard Vallée, a craft beer bar in Osaka. It’s brewed using HBC341 after an initial primary fermentation with Belgian Trappist yeast, and then wine yeast in the secondary fermentation stages. Far …

Daisen G Beer Dubbel by Kumezakura Daisen Shuzo 

Daisen G Beer Dubbel 大山Gビールデュッベル

Daisen G Beer Dubbel is a 7.5% dubbel from Kumezakura Shuzo based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their autumn / winter seasonal lineup and can be found mostly in bottles, though more than likely can also be found on tap. Daisen G Beer Dubbel is brewed using imported French Barbe Rouge hops, and the inspiration behind the beer came from …