Kohan On The Rock Beer by Tazawako Kohan No Mori Beer

Kohan On The Rock Beer

Kohan On The Rock Beer is a 6% dunkler bock beer from Tazawako Kohan No Mori Beer, based in Akita, Japan. It was first released in 2011 and since then, it has become part of their summer seasonal line up. It’s meant to be drunk with ice, hence the name “on the rock” but why you would voluntarily dilute your …

Kure Ginjo Beer by Kure Beer

Kure Ginjo Beer 呉吟醸ビール

Kure Ginjo Beer is a dunkler bock style beer from from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s a spring seasonal with an abv of 7% and is on sale from mid-February onwards. It’s unique in that it is first brewed using German yeast in the primary fermentation stages and then has ginjo sake yeast added in the secondary fermentation. …

Umenishiki Bock by Umenishiki Yamakawa

Umenishiki Bock

Umenishiki Bock is a 7% dunkler bock (or dark bock) from Umenishiki Yamakawa, and is produced all year round. For those interested in how it’s made, Umenishiki Yamakawa roast various different malts for different lengths of time and mix them all up. Umenishiki Bock also won silver and gold medals at the International Beer Competition back in 2008 and 2009 respectively. …

Hidatakayama Red Bock by Hida Takayama Beer

Sometimes a beer comes along once in a while and you know that you have to buy it. For me, Hidatakayama Red Bock is that beer. It came highly recommended at Thrash Zone after trying the Hidatakayama Karumina and falling in love with it. Hidatakayama Red Bock is part of Hida Takayama Brewing’s extra special beer range and is a 7% dunkler bock …

Aqula Namahage Bock by Aqula

Aqula Namahage Bock

Aqula Namahage Bock, better known as Aqula Q Bock. is a dunkler bock style beer from Akita, Japan. At the point of bottling, it is supposedly 7% though if left to condition in the bottle further, it may be higher. During the conditioning process, Aqula Namahage Bock is left to ripen further to produce bolder flavours. Aqula Namahage Bock Aroma and …