Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga

Songbird Natsumikan to Shouga is a 5% fruit beer from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, Chiba. It’s part of their 2016 summer lineup, and as such, it’s unknown whether it will come out again, what with Brewery Songbird’s penchant for changing their lineup quickly than others. The beer contains natsumikan, also known as summer oranges or amanatsu, and shouga, known …

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla by Songbird Brewery

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla

Songbird Maltina Yuzu and Vanilla is a 6% Belgian bruin style beer from Brewery Songbird, based in Chiba. Without wanting to rehash the Songbird Maltina review, it’s part of the limited edition range of beers and first came out in October 2015. As it’s part of their seasonal lineup of beers, like the rest of their beers, the only identifying tag on …

Songbird Remains of the Day by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Remains of the Day

Songbird Remains of the Day, better known in Japanese as Songbird Hi no Nagori, is a 4% brown ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, Chiba. It’s part of their winter seasonal lineup and was lingering in my cellar for a while so apologies for such a belated review. It was first released in November 2015 but we’re unsure whether …

Songbird Smoked Mild by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Smoked Mild

Songbird Smoked Mild is a 3.8% smoked beer that is a cross between an English mild bitter and a rauch from Brewery Songbird based in Chiba. Rauch beers involve the malt being dried over a smoking fire rather than air-dried, thus gaining a smoky flavour to the beer. This beer is part of Songbird Brewery’s autumnal line up and is on …

Songbird Maltina Mukaka by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Maltina Mukaka

Songbird Maltina Mukaka is a 6% spiced / fruit beer from Brewery Songbird that is part of the winter seasonal lineup and was also released as their first Christmas beer. Maybe you’ve drunk the original Songbird Maltina already but this has been infused with mukaka, which translates to fig. Why they used the word mukaka instead of, say, ichijiku, is unusual but hey, …

Songbird Maltina by Songbird Brewery

Songbird Maltina ソングバードマルチナ

Songbird Maltina is a 6.3% Belgian Bruin style beer from Songbird Brewery in Chiba. If that doesn’t sound familiar to you then good. It’s actually the first bruin, better known as an Oud bruin, that we’ve come across from a Japanese craft beer brewery. Songbird Maltina is part of Songbird Brewery’s autumn range of beers and first came out in October …

Brewery Songbird Information

Brewery Songbird

Brewery Songbird, also known as Songbird Beer, is a Chiba based craft beer brewery, located in Kisarazu city, that opened in 2015. The owners, Kyohei and Monami Nakajima, received their license in April 2015 and have quickly established themselves as brewers of predominantly Belgian style craft beers, while also producing some other styles of European beers. Songbird Brewery beer’s can be bought …

Songbird Dark Lavender by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Dark Lavender

Songbird Dark Lavender is a 4% Belgian ale from Songbird Brewery that is part of their winter lineup of beers. It’s brewed using fresh, locally sourced lavender during the primary fermentation stages and then bottled without any added lavender, so there’s no chance of any particulates floating around in your beer. It’s available in bottled form only at the time …

Songbird Oatmeal Stout by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Oatmeal Stout ソングバードオートミールスタウト

Songbird Oatmeal Stout is a 5% oatmeal stout from Brewery Songbird that is part of their winter range of beers. What makes it different from a regular stout is the addition of oatmeal during the mashing phase of the beer making process. Oatmeal stouts were popular in the middle of 20th century; however, they fell out of favour until Smith’s Brewery of Yorkshire …

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 …