Izu no Kuni Beer Information

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Izu No Kuni is a craft beer brewery, located in Izu, in Shizuoka, Japan. The brewery launched in 2010, and their aim is to be a full-fledged European-style brewery. All of ingredients used in making their beers are from Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Izu no Kuni Beer use a 1,000L system and is based in the Minna no …

Ji-Beer Hida Information

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Ji-Beer Hida is a microbrewery located in Takayama, in Gifu, Japan. The brewery has been in operation since 1996, though since opening, they’ve been quite quiet in the craft beer scene in Japan, and it used to be sold under the brand name “Kosho Konokuni”. The brewery uses local water from Hida for brewing and they follow the traditional idea …

Uchu Brewing Information

Uchu Brewing Information

Uchu Brewing is a Japanese craft beer brewery located in Hokuto city, in Yamanashi, Japan. Uchu Brewing started brewing in March 2018 with the first beers being released in May of the same year. Unlike many other breweries in Japan, Uchu Brewing actually started out by growing their own hops as to use in their own beer; however, they soon learnt afterwards …

Hokkaido Beer Pirikawakka Information

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Hokkaido Beer Pirikawakka is a craft brewery located in Chitose, in Hokkaido, Japan. The brewery opened up in August 1998 close to what is now Shin Chitose Airport. The brewery takes its name “pirikawakka”, which means “clean water” in English, from the local Ainu language. According to the brewery homepage, the water supply has been voted to be one of …

Susukino Ji-Beer Information

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Susukino Ji-Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Sapporo, in Hokkaido, Japan. The brewery has been operating since 1999 and takes its name from the famed Susukino Alley, known for its bars and izakayas that are open to the early hours of the morning. It’s also known for being the red light district of Sapporo too. All of their …

Kirishima Beer Information

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Kirishima Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Miyazaki, in Kyushu, Japan. The parent company started out life as shochu distillery back in 1916, with the brewery starting out in 1998. However, in 2016, they decided to revamp their lineup and brewery. This revamp saw an expansion in their manufacturing line, a redesign of their beers, and a focus …

Y Market Brewing Information

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Y Market Brewing is a craft beer brewery located in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Opened in 2014, Y Market Brewing is owned by the same company that owns Sakaya Okadaya in the heart of the Yanagibashi Market in Nagoya. The building encompasses both the brewery on the first floor, and the brewpub on the second. The current head brewer, Kachi-san, used to …

Yatsugatake Touchdown Brewery Information

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Yatsugatake Touchdown Brewery is a craft beer brewery located in Kiyosato, in Yamanashi, Japan. The brewery opened in 1997 and incorporates the brewery and the bar brewpub Rock on the premises too. The beers are based around German style beers and the brewmaster Kazumi Yamada joined Yatsugatake Beer Touchdown after 40 years working at Kirin. Yatsugatake Touchdown Main Lineup The …

Sakura Brewery Information

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Sakura Brewery is a craft beer brewery located in Kitakami, in Iwate, Japan. The brewery opened in 2015 and uses the ethos of being inspired by local products, specialties and culture. Sakura Brewery also uses local spring water to make their beers as well as imported malts from the UK and Germany, along with hops from Germany, New Zealand, and the USA. …

Gassan Beer Information

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Gassan Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Nishikawa town, in Yamagata, Japan. The brewery is located near Mt. Gassan and first started brewing beer in 1998. All of the beer uses fresh mountain spring water from Mt. Gassan as well as all beers being brewed using German techniques. Gassan Beer Main Lineup The following are part of Gassan …