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 …

Kamikatz Little Darling by Rise & Win Brewing

Kamikatz Little Darling・カミカツリトル ダーリン

Kamikatz Little Darling is a 5.5% porter from Rise & Win Brewing, based in Kamikatsu, in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range and can be found in bottles and on tap at limited locations. Kamikatz Little Darling is brewed with Little Darling Coffee Roasters, a roastery and coffee shop based in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, with them providing some …

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka・志賀高原オレノサケガノメネノカ

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is a 9% sour ale brewed by Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Yamabushi range of beers and is also a collaborative effort with Oxbow Beer, an American brewery that specializes in sour ale. Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is first …

Distant Shores From Tokyo With Love by Distant Shores Brewing

Distant Shores From Tokyo With Love・フロムトウキョウウィズラブ

Distant ShoresFrom Tokyo With Love, also known as Distant Shores Red Rye IPA, is a 7% rye IPA from Distant Shores Brewing, based in Higashiyama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, and can be found on tap at selected bars across Kanto and Japan. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Distant Shores From Tokyo With Love …

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda・志賀高原ビール インペリアルコーヒーポーター

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda is an 8% imperial porter from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Trunk Coffee, a coffee roasted based in Nagoya. Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda uses a porter base that has been ramped up, and has coffee beans sourced from Coko Farm, based …

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA 伊勢角谷モザイクIPA

Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was brewed in conjunction with Schooner Exact, an American brewery based out of Seattle. Ise Kadoya Mosaic IPA is brewed using solely Mosaic hops for flavouring, while using Columbus and Cascade hops for bittering. It’s unknown at the …

Matsumoto Artisanal Saison by Far Yeast Brewing

Matsumoto Artisanal Saison 松本アーティズナルセゾン

Matsumoto Artisanal Saison is a 5% saison from Far Yeast Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with this one being with Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto. It can be found in bottles at the Matsumoto Taproom though we’re yet to see it on sale elsewhere. Matsumoto Artisanal Saison Aroma and Taste Matsumoto Artisanal Saison poured …

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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. …

Far Yeast Imperial Peach by Far Yeast Brewing

Far Yeast Imperial Peach ファーイーストインペリアル ピーチ

Far Yeast Imperial Peach is a 7% fruit beer, based on a Belgian tripel, from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative series, with this one being done with Brouwerij de Prael, a brewery based in the Netherlands. Far Yeast Imperial Peach uses locally sourced peach juice during fermentation. Far Yeast Imperial Peach Aroma and Taste …