Arch Imperial Stout by Arch Brewery

Arch Imperial Stout is an 8% imperial stout from Arch Brewery, based in Iwaguni, in Yamaguchi, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at a limited number of place in Japan. Arch Imperial Stout Aroma and Taste Arch Imperial Stout poured out a viscous black colour with a large amount …

Daisen G Gougin by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Gougin

Daisen G Gougin is a 7% specialty grain beer from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various locations across Japan. Daisen G Gougin is brewed using a ginjo sake strain of yeast and also rice that has been cultivated at the …

Daisen G Beer Yago by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Beer Yago

Daisen G Beer Yago is a 7% rice beer from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their special edition lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Like its bigger sibling, Daisen G Beer Yago is brewed using sake rice known as “Yamada Nishiki” which is cultivated in the Yasato area at the foot …

Daisen G Double Yago by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Double Yago

Daisen G Double Yago is an 8.5% rice beer from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places across Japan. Like its weaker sibling, Daisen G Double Yago is brewed using sake rice known as “Yamada Nishiki” which is cultivated in the Yasato …

Mimasaka Citrus Weizen by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Citrus Weizen

Mimasaka Citrus Weizen is a 5% fruited hefeweizen from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. As the name suggests, Mimasaka Beer Works is brewed using lemons grown in the region. Mimasaka …

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter ・美作チョコレートポーター

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter is a 5% porter from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup with this one being released in 2020. At the time of writing, it is unknown whether Mimasaka Chocolate Porter is a one-off or will be released again. Mimasaka Chocolate Porter Aroma and Taste Mimasaka Chocolate Porter …

Arch IPA by Arch Brewery

Arch IPA・アーチIPA

Arch IPA is a 6% English IPA from Arch Brewery, based in Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at select places. It supposedly has an IBU of 49 units – much less than it’s bolder sibling, the Arch W-IPA. Arch IPA Aroma and Taste After a …

Daisen G Double IPA by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Double IPA ・大山Gビール ダブルIPA

Daisen G Double IPA is an 8% imperial / double IPA from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Daisen G Double IPA is brewed using imported Citra and Mosaic hops from the USA. At the time of writing, its availability is unknown. Daisen …

Mimasaka Hop Virus by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Hop Virus・美作 ビア ワークス ホップ ウイルス アイ ピー エ

Mimasaka Hop Virus is a 7% American IPA from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed using Mosaic hops and contains shiitake mushrooms with the aim of upping the umami of the beer. Mimasaka Hop Virus Aroma and Taste …

Arch W-IPA by Arch Brewery

Arch W-IPA 3・アーチW-IPA3

Arch W-IPA is a 7.5% imperial / double IPA from Arch Brewery, based in Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at select places. It supposedly has an IBU of over 200, though seeing as the human palate can not differentiate past 100, you have to wonder …