AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged ・AJB夜雀バレルエイジド

AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged is a 9% barleywine from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa-Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range and was brewed with Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto. As the name suggests, AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged was barrel aged, though in what kind of casks is unknown and takes it name from the Japanese …

Coedo Tsuyu Saison by Coedo

Coedo Tsuyu Saison・コエド梅雨セゾン

Coedo Tsuyu Saison is an 8.5% strong saison from Coedo, based in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, as well as being their effort towards the “The One and Only” project. Coedo Tsuyu Saison was originally released back in July 2015 as collaboration between Stone Brewing (USA) & Garage Project (NZ). It is brewed with American Jarrylo and …

Yggdrasil Shonan Common by Yggdrasil Brewing

Yggdrasil Shonan Common・イグドラシル湘南コモン

Yggdrasil Shonan Common is a 5% California common from Yggdrasil Brewing, based in Hiratsuka, in Kangawa, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this having been brewed with Rudy Brew in Kamakura. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Yggdrasil Shonan Common was put into bottles so it’s unknown at the time of writing if it will see the light of day …

Far Yeast Aspire to Grapeness by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Aspire to Grapeness・ファーイーストアスパイア・トゥ・グレープネス

Far Yeast Aspire to Grapeness is a 6.8% barrel aged saison, so a farmhouse ale, from Far Yeast Brewing Company’s Off Trail division. It’s part of their collaborative lineup, with this one being brewed with Edge Brewing from Australia. It can be found in both bottles and on tap, though it’s unknown whether it’s a one-off or not. It’s brewed …

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 …

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 …