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

Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber・ヤッホー僕ビール君ビール満天クライマー

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 …

Mimasaka Sake Kasu by Mimasaka Beer Works

Maniwa Sake Kasu・美作ビア酒粕スペシャルエール

Mimasaka Sake Kasu is a 7.5% speciality beer from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. Mimasaka Sake Kasu is part of their special edition range and can be found in bottles, with some places having it on tap. Mimasaka Sake Kasu is brewed using leftover lees from sake production, and are the main ingredient of amazake, a cooking paste …

Nagomi Brown Porter by Hansharo Beer

Nagomi Brown Porter is a weird-lookin’ 5% Brown Porter by Hansharo Beer Brewing. Nagomi Brown Porter Aroma and Taste Nagomi Brown Porter pours out extremely headless (bubbles in photo definitely photoshopped, I can tell because of the pixels and having seen a lot of shops in my time). It’s also OPAQUE. Was not expecting that. The swirly appearance makes it …

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing is a 7% IPA brewed as part of the J-Craft range of beers. You can read reviews of the other beers here. J-Craft Ougon IPA Aroma and Taste J-Craft Ougon IPA is, like all Baird Brewing beers, unfiltered, which means it pours out with a load of sediment. You can even see it at …

Uchu Milky Way by Uchu Brewing

Uchu Milky Way・うちゅうミルキーウェイ

Uchu Milky Way is a 7% NE-IPA from Uchu Brewing, based in Hokuto city, in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their semi-regular line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Kanto and in some other parts of Japan. Uchu Milky Way is brewed using imported Cashmere hops though it doesn’t contain any locally grown hops …

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter ・松本トラディショナルビター

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter is a 4% British bitter from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found both in bottles and on tap. Matsumoto Traditional Bitter is brewed to a traditional British recipe and uses imported malts and hops from the UK, though which ones are used are unknown at the time …

Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale・Yマーケットパープルスカイペールエール

Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale is a 6% American pale ale from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and was first canned in February 2019. Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale is brewed using exclusively imported American Citra hops. Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale Aroma and Taste Y …

Y Market Anniversary WIPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Anniversary WIPA・Yマーケットアニバーサリー WIPA

Y Market Anniversary WIPA is a 7% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Anniversary WIPA was one of Y Market Brewing’s first forays into canned beers, and first came out in cans in February 2019. It is brewed using imported American Cascade, Mosaic, and Citra hops, as well as imported Australian Galaxy …

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei・AJB墨染桜の精

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei is a 7% black IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It can be found in bottles and on tap at the time of writing, though whether it’s a one-off or not, is unknown. AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei takes its name from the story of a black cherry tree …

Y Market Craft Heart Red by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Craft Heart Red・Yマーケットクラフトハート レッド

Y Market Craft Heart Red is a 6% American Red Ale from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Craft Heart Red is part of both their can lineup and their draft lineup. Y Market Craft Heart Red is brewed with imported American Horizon, Simcoe, and Citra hops. Y Market Craft Heart Red Aroma and Taste …