Chichibu Yukiguma by Chichibu Beer

Chichibu Yukiguma・秩父雪熊

Chichibu Yukiguma is a 5% saison from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Chichibu Yukiguma takes its name from the “polar bear”, which are nowhere to be found in Chichibu – unless someone has drunk too much beer and had a …

Chichibu Koguma no Weizen by Chichibu Beer

Chichibu Koguma no Weizen・秩父小熊のヴァイツェン

Chichibu Koguma no Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in limited places. Chichibu Koguma no Weizen uses locally sourced pesticide-free wheat, though it’s unsure whether it has been certified as organic at the time of …

Chichibu Beer Information

Chichibu Beer Logo

Chichibu Beer, also known as Bear Meets Beer, is a craft beer brewery located in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. Chichibu is more famous for its fruit and steam trains, rather than breweries, but the husband and wife couple made the move from Hokkaido to start the brewery back in November 2017. They also operate the Mahollo Bar, which is essentially …

Chichibu Kireina Shirokuma by Chichibu Beer

Chichibu Kireina Shirokuma・秩父華麗なしろくま〜黒蜜りんご

Chichibu Kireina Shirokuma is a 7% NE-IPA from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap in a limited number of places. Chichibu Kireina Shirokuma is a collaboration beer with Chiba-based craft beer bar Beer O’Clock, who celebrated their sixth anniversary in 2019. It’s …

Chichibu Naminori Kuma by Chichibu Beer

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Chichibu Naminori Kuma is a 7% West Coast IPA from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup at the time of writing. It was first released in January 2019 and has since subsequent releases, though it’s unknown what hops went into making Chichibu Naminori Kuma. It’s also a collaborative effort with Abbot’s Choice …