Y Market Breaking Bonsai by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Breaking Bonsai・ワイマーケット ブレイキング ボンサイIPA

Y Market Breaking Bonsai is 6.5% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this one being brewed with the Los Angeles’ brewery, Smog City. Y Market Breaking Bonsai takes its name from the phrase of “breaking bread”, i.e. to share something with someone, in this case with the …

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Shiga Kogen UFO by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen UFO・志賀高原UFO

Shiga Kogen UFO is a 9% Imperial Stout from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaboration range, with this beer having been brewed with Pipeworks, a Chicago-based brewery in the USA. It’s name stems from being a a beer of unknown style due to the multiple adjuncts of coffee, various berries in the form …

Ise Kadoya Beer Brings Us Together NE-IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Beer Brings Us Together NE-IPA・伊勢角屋麦酒ビア ブリング アス トゥギャザー NE IPA

Ise Kadoya Beer Brings Us Together NE-IPA is a 7% New England IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, in Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with this effort having been brewed with NBeerCraft Brewing Company, based in Beijing, China. Wanting to brew a beer that celebrates the unity that beer brings, the aim was to use adjuncts that …

Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho (2019) by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho (2019) ・志賀高原一石三鳥(2019)

Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho is a 12% imperial dark saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, with this version actually being the second version of Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho with an earlier version topping in at 9%. This version is a collaborative effort with the Canadian brewery, Brasserie Dieu du …

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky by Rise & Win Brewing Company

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky・カミカツバニラスカイ

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky is an 8% milkshake IPA from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, in Shikoku, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various locations across Japan. Kamikatz Vanilla Sky is brewed using biwa, or apricot, juice sourced from the local area, and also vanilla …

Far Yeast Peach Weiß by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Peach Weiß・ファーイースト ピーチヴァイス

Far Yeast Peach Weiß is a 5% fruit beer from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, in Japan. It’s part of their collaboration efforts, with this one having been brewed with Yatsugatake Touchdown Beer, also based in Yamanashi. As the name suggets, Far Yeast Peach Weiß is brewed with peaches with these being sourced from Yamanashi, an area big …

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai・伊勢角屋千客万来

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai is a 7% NE-IPA and a collaboration beer between Ise Kadoya and Kyoto Brewing Company. The beer can be found in both bottles and also on tap though as it’s a limited edition, we don’t know how long it will be on sale for. Both breweries worked together to make the recipe and then the resultant beer …

Coedo Sumatera by Coedo

Coedo Sumatera 1・コエド澄虎 1

Coedo Sumatera is a 6% lager beer from Coedo, based in Kawagoe, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this being brewed with Horiguchi Coffee providing the coffee beans. The coffee beans used in Coedo Sumatera are Mandheling sourced from the island of Sumatra and the beers name roughly translates into “clear tiger”, perhaps hinting at the …

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Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Eckhardt by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Eckhardt・志賀高原ビール×ヘアオブザドッグ エックハルト

Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Eckhardt is a 12% American strong ale from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this beer being brewed with Hair of the Dog Brewing Company, based in Portland. For those people who have forgotten, Shiga Kogen have already brewed with them on their Shiga Kogen …

Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA1・ファーイースト エクストラ ブリュット アイピーエー1

Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA is a 7% Brut IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Gwei-Lo, a craft beer brewery based in Hong Kong. Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA is brewed using Mosaic and Nelson Savnin hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Far Yeast Extra Brut IPA …