Akari Jack Knife by Akari Brewing

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Akari Jack Knife is a 6% Brut IPA from Akari Brewing, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap, though neither are that common across Japan. Like the Akari John Smith, Akari Jack Knife is brewed using grapefruit peel and juice, along with British malts. Akari Jack Knife Aroma …

Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

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Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA is a 6.9% Brut IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaboration range with Beer Sonic and follows on from their Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA. First released in April 2019, Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA is brewed with oats and Nelson Sauvin, Hallertau Blanc, and Idaho …

Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

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Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA is a 7% Brut IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Gwei-Lo, a craft beer brewery based in Hong Kong. Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA is brewed using Mosaic and Nelson Savnin hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA …

Chichibu CCB Grizzly IPA by Bear Meet Beer

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Chichibu CCB Grizzly IPA is a 7% Brut IPA from Bear Meet Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this one being brewed with Fatz’s The San Franciscan for their first anniversary. Chichibu CCB Grizzly IPA is brewed using Sabro, Mosaic, and Polaris hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Chichibu …

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA is a 6% Brut IPA from Hansharo Beer. Brut IPAs are made with wine yeast for a white wine-esque flavour profile. First Brut IPA I’ve tried! Hansharo Tamayura Bakushu Brut IPA Aroma and Taste Hansharo Tamayuru Bakushu Brut IPA pours out with a massive and unwieldy head (much like your esteemed reviewer, frequent patron of …

Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber by Yo-Ho Brewing

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Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber is a 6% Brut IPA from Yo-Ho Brewing, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Boku Beer Kimi Beer series which has seen them working alongside with the Lawson’s chain of convenience stores. The taste of the beer is supposed to be a secret until the beer runs out – but who …

Kamikatz Cosmic Surfin IPA by Rise & Win Brewing

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Kamikatz Cosmic Surfin IPA is a 6.5% brut IPA from Rise & Win Brewing, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition IPA line up, with this one being released in 2018. Kamikatz Cosmic Surfin is brewed using Ekuanot and Idaho Seven hops. Kamikatz Cosmic Surfin Aroma and Taste Kamikatz Cosmic Surfin could be the anti-NE IPA – it poured …