Songbird Extra by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Extra・ソングバードエクストラ

Songbird Extra is a 6.5% Belgian ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal range and can be found in bottles, and on the rare chance, some kegs are available. Songbird Extra takes the Songbird Blonde and ramps up the malt and yeast by some unknown amount thus making it extra …. though …

Songbird Giono by Brewery Songbird

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Songbird Giono is a 7.5% Belgian dark ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. First released in 2017, It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at select locations across Japan. Songbird Giono is brewed using a porter recipe but then fermented with Belgian yeast. Songbird Giono Aroma …

Songbird Le Petit Bonheur by Brewery Songbird

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Songbird Le Petit Bonheur is an 8% Belgian brown ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their winter seasonal range and can be found in bottles only. Like Songbird La Joya, Songbird Le Petit Bonheur is fermented using wild yeast by being stored outside in coolships. At the time of writing, it’s unknown if Songbird …

Songbird La Joya by Brewery Songbird

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Songbird La Joya is a 6.5% Flanders red ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their winter seasonal lineup and can be found in bottles in a limited number of shops across Japan. First released in 2017, Songbird La Joya is brewed using a variety of spices, but also contains oatmeal and undergoes secondary fermentation …

Songbird Bonne Chance by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Bonne Chance・ソングバードボンシャン

Songbird Bonne Chance is a 9% Belgian saison from Brewery Songbird, based in Kizarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in 2019, despite the bottle stating 2016. Songbird Bonne Chance is part of Brewery Songbird’s cool ship efforts, which saw them using wide, open containers with the aim of obtaining some locally occurring yeast …

Songbird Solidago by Songbird Beer

Songbird Solidago・ソングバードソリダゴ

Songbird Solidago is a 5% Belgian ale from Songbird Beer, based in Kizarasu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup (check out the handwriting label!) and can be found in bottles. Songbird Solidago is brewed using locally grow rye malt and also parts of the solidago flower, more commonly known as Canada goldenrod, another locally grown ingredient despite its …

Interview with Brewery Songbird

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If we were to give out awards for the nicest people in brewing in Japan, then husband and wife team Kyohei and Monami Nakajima of Songbird Brewery would be contenders for the gold prize. BeerTengoku was thirty minutes late for a three o’clock interview due to some confusion with the express bus out from Tokyo and a thirty minute walk …

Songbird Brett Table Beer by Brewery Songbird 

Songbird Brett Table Beer

Songbird Brett Table Beer is a 4.5% sour ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Songbird Brett Table Beer uses Bruxellensis / Lambicus / Lactobacillus during the brewing process; however, it’s aim is to be a table beer – one that …

Songbird Noir de Cairdeas by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Noir de Cairdeas

Songbird Noir de Cairdeas is a 8% black IPA from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It was first brewed in 2016 as part of a collaborative effort with Liquors Hasegawa, known for having an amazing stock of whiskey / whisky from around the world and also being one of Brewery Songbird’s largest stockists. Songbird Noir de Cairdeas uses peated malt, …

Songbird Cuvée de Printemps by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Cuvée de Printemps is a 7% Belgian strong ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Songbird Cuvée de Printemps is brewed using a large, but unknown, amount of wheat and dried Styrian Golding hops too. Songbird Cuvée de Printemps …