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Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager 志賀高原インディアミヤマラガー

Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager is a 6% India Pale Lager from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup with it being first released in October 2014 and is also a collaborative effort with North Island Beer. This year’s effort is a collaborative effort with Hop Kotan Brewery, also based in Hokkaido. It is …

Far Yeast Yuzu Hazy IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Yuzu Hazy IPA ファーイーストゆずヘイジーIPA

Far Yeast Yuzu Hazy IPA is a 6% NE IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Gwei-Lo, a Chinese based craft beer brewery, and is also their first foray into cans. Far Yeast Yuzu Hazy IPA is brewed using Amarillo, Citra, and Denali hops, along with locally grown yuzu, aka Japanese citron. …

Yo-Ho Brewing Boku Beer Kimi Beer Ryusei Radio Rye Pale Ale by Yo-Ho Brewing

(deep breath) Yo-Ho Brewing Boku Beer Kimi Beer Ryusei Radio Rye Pale Ale is a 5% rye pale ale made by Yo-Ho Brewing. It’s the latest in their Boku Beer Kimi Beer series, is a limited-run beer, and was released on the 30th of October 2018. Previous beers in the Boku Kimi range: Cream ale Hoppy amber American wheat ale …

Matsumoto Session IPA by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Session IPA 松本セッションIPA

Matsumoto Session IPA is a 5% session IPA from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found on tap. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what hops wet into Matsumoto Session IPA. Matsumoto Session IPA Aroma and Taste Matsumoto Session IPA came up a slightly hazy golden straw colour with …

Far Yeast Strata IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Strata IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Companyファーイーストストラタアイピーエー

Far Yeast Strata IPA is a 5% American IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup, and can be found in bottles and on tap. It was first released in September at the Autumn Keyaki Festival. Far Yeast Strata IPA is brewed using Strata hops from the USA. Far Yeast Strata IPA Aroma …

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA伊勢角屋ゆずのかNEIPA

Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA is an 8% NE-IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first on sale in October 2018. Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka NEIPA is brewed using locally grown yuzu, also known as Japanese citron, alongside Amarillo, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Yuzunoka …

Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner by Fujizakura Kogen Beer

Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner 富士桜エクストリームピルスナー

Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner is a 6.5% India pale lager from Fujizakura Kogen Beer, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their Fujizakura Beer Project line up, and is also Fujuzakura’s first foray into canning their beers. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what hops or malts went into making Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner. Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner Fujizakura Extreme Pilsner poured out a slightly …

Ginmai White by Tainai Kogen Beer

Ginmai White 吟米ホワイト

Ginmai White is a 5% Belgian witbier from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Tainai city, in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their Ginmai Beer line up that uses locally sourced koshihikari rice from the Niigata area, which is also the same kind used by the sake manufacturers in Niigata. Ginmai White Aroma and Taste DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SCREEN! That …

AJB Libushi IPA by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Libushi IPA

AJB Libushi IPA is an 8% double / imperial IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup, and as of October 2018, can also be found in bottles too. AJB Libushi IPA Aroma and Taste AJB Libushi IPA came up a hazy yellowy-orange colour with a hint of brown to it. …