Echigo Sometimes Brews by Echigo Beer

Echigo Sometimes Brews エチゴサムタイムズ ブルース

Echigo Sometimes Brews is a 4.5% wheat ale from Echigo Beer, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap across Japan. Besides being brewed with malt – well that makes a change – there’s no much to say about Echigo Sometimes Brews. Echigo Sometimes Brews Aroma and …

Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager by Yatsugatake Brewery

Yataugatake Kiyosato Lager・八ヶ岳清里ラガー

Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager is a 5.5% German pilsner from Yatsugatake Brewery, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in bottles and on tap. Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager is named after the village that Yatsugatake Brewery is based in, and also uses locally sourced rice from the Kiyosato area. Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager …

Fujiyama Setta by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Setta・フジヤマセッタ

Fujiyama Setta is a 4.5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found on tap and in bottles. Fujiyama Setta is brewed using locally sourced yuzu peel – something unusual as Japanese breweries tend to use the whole fruit instead. Fujiyama Setta Aroma and Taste …

Patreon Guide #6 – Kanazawa

Kanazawa Drinking Guide

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Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol・志賀高原ハーベストスモール

Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol is a 3.5% session IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on-tap at various bars across Japan. As the name suggests, Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol is part of their Harvest Brew range of beers that uses the fresh …

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA・志賀高原無我霧中

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA, also known as Shiga Kogen Mugamuchu, is a 7.5% NE-IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. This supposedly limited edition beer is in its second run of being produced, because the first version was so popular. It’s unknown though what hops went into Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA, but we do know it has an IBU …

Y Market New Onigashima 3 by Y Market Brewing

Y Market New Onigashima 3・NEW鬼ヶ島Ⅲ

Y Market New Onigashima 3 is a 7.8% Double IPA / NE-IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draft lineup, though it’s unknown whether it is a regular beer or a special brew. Y Market New Onigashima 3 is brewed using US Mosaic, Citra, and Amarillo hops and is a …

Uchu Monk by Uchu Brewing

Uchu Monk・うちゅモンク

Uchu Monk is an 8.5% NE-IPA from Uchu Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Though classified as a milkshake IPA, let’s be honest, that’s just a sub-style of New England IPAs. Uchu Monk is brewed using Citra hops, and contains adjuncts in the form …

Kakegawa Herb Hunt by Kakegawa Farm Brewing

Kakegawa Herb Hunt・カケガワハーブハント

Kakegawa Herb Hunt is a 7.5% spice / herb beer from Kakegawa Farm Brewing, based in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in select places. Kakegawa Herb Hunt is brewed using a variety of herbs, with rosemary, coriander, cardamom, and thyme with the base beer …

Y Market Paradise Ginga by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Paradise Ginga・ワイマーケット パラダイス銀河

Y Market Paradise Ginga is a 5.5% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap. Y Market Paradise Ginga is brewed using imported Galaxy and Simcoe hops from the USA. The name “Paradise Ginga” stems from the amount of Galaxy …