Far Yeast Tokyo Blonde IGA by Far Yeast Brewing

Far Yeast Tokyo Blonde IGA・ファーイーストホップ香る 東京ブロンド IGA

Far Yeast Tokyo Blonde IGA is a 5% golden ale / IPA hybrid from Far Yeast Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Far Yeast Tokyo Blonde IGA is brewed using Nelson Sauvin and Halletau hops. Far Yeast Tokyo Blonde IGA Aroma and Taste Having …

Mimasaka Blonde by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Blonde・美作ブロンド

Mimasaka Blonde is a 5% blonde ale from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in some places. There’s not much information out about Mimasaka Blonde, though it does use locally grown yuzu as an adjunct. Mimasaka Blonde Aroma and Taste …

AJB Hyakkendana Beer by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Shibuya Hyakkendana AJBしぶや百軒店

AJB Hyakkendana Beer is a 4.5% blond ale from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this one being brewed with Mikkeller Beer and uses Mosaic hops. AJB Hyakkendana Beer was first released in August 2018 though it has seen a slow bottle release since then. AJB Hyakkendana Beer Aroma and …

Iwami Honey Draft by Iwami Bakushu

Iwami Honey Draft 石見ハニードラフト

Iwami Honey Draft is a 4.5% blonde beer from Iwami Bakushu, based in Shimane, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in 2017 though how long it’s limited for is unknown. Iwami Honey Draft is brewed with imported US Simcoe hops and honey from Masuda city. Iwami Honey Draft Aroma and Taste Iwami Honey Draft poured …

Hansharo Natsu Da! Yama Da! Blonde Ale by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Natsu Da! Yama Da! Blonde Ale

Hansharo Natsu Da! Yama Da! Blonde Ale is a 6% blonde ale from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their late summer / autumn seasonal lineup which can be found in both bottle and on tap. It’s brewed with Vic Secret hops produced in Australia and first released to brewers in 2011. At the time of writing, it’s …

Nide Gyaru Blonde by Brimmer Brewing 

Good Beer Faucets Beer 3

Nide Gyaru Blonde is a 5% blonde ale from Brimmer Brewing, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their contract range for Good Beer Faucets and as such, it’s one of the many in-house beers that can be found at the Shibuya branch. Not much is known about how Nide Gyaru Blonde is made but let me tell you this – …

Minamishinshu Ki no Sato by Minamishinshu Beer Company

Minamishinshu Beer Ki no Sato

Minamishinshu Ki no Sato is 4.5% golden / blonde ale from Minamishinshu Beer Company, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can usually be found on sale from April onwards. The “gimmick”, which seems a bit strange, is that Minamishinshu Ki no Sato is brewed in a special place of Japan that experiences zero magnetic field …

Karuizawa Kogen Wild Forest by Yo-Ho Brewing

Karuizawa Wild Forest 軽井沢高原ビールワイルドフォレスト

Karuizawa Kogen Wild Forest is a 5% blonde ale from Yo-Ho Brewing that is generally only available to buy in the Karuizawa area. It can be found in convenience stores and supermarkets quite readily though the staff may get confused between this beer and the Karuizawa Asama Kogen range of beers. Make sure you don’t make the same mistake though …

Oh! La! Ho Golden Ale by Oh! La! Ho Beer

Oh! La! Ho Golden Ale

Oh! La! Ho Golden Ale is a 4.5% golden / blonde ale from Oh! La! Ho Beer based in Tomi city, Nagano. It’s part of Oh! La! Ho Beer’s all-year round range of beers and can readily be found in canned or on draft. Oh! La! Ho Golden Ale is also an award-winning beer, having won various domestic and international awards …

Songbird Blonde by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Blonde ソングバードブロンド

Songbird Blonde is a Belgian blonde ale from Brewery Songbird that is part of their expanding range of Belgian style beers. It’s a 5% beer and is labelled as a session beer in the hope that you’ll drink lots of it, thus giving Brewery Songbird more money. It’s been seen on both tap and in bottled form but the bottles …