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 …

Numazu Baikamo IPA by Kakitagawa Brewing

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Numazu Baikamo IPA is a 7% English IPA from Kakitagawa Brewing, based in Numazu, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Numazu Baikamo IPA is brewed using imported Simcoe and Amarillo hops. Numazu Baikamo IPA Aroma and Taste Numazu Baikamo IPA poured out a dark orange brown colour …

Mimasaka Hop Virus by Mimasaka Beer Works

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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 …

AJB Euro IPA by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

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AJB Euro IPA is a 6.8% American / European IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa-Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range and can be found on tap at various places in Japan. While AJB Euro IPA has an American IPA base, it uses imported European Alsace, Ariana, Calista, Hüll Melon, Mistral, and Polaris hops …

Woodmill Yawaragi IPA by Woodmill Brewery

Woodmill Yawaragi IPA・ウッドミル和らぎIPA

Woodmill Yawaragi IPA is a 5% English IPA from Woodmill Brewery, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found both in bottles and on tap and the name translates into “peace”, so a beer to calm everyone down. Woodmill Yawaragi IPA Aroma and Taste DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SCREEN! Woodmill Yawaragi IPA poured out …

TY Harbor IPA by TY Harbor Brewery

TY Harbor IPA T.YハーバーIPA

TY Harbor IPA is a 6% English IPA from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Shinagawa, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on-tap too. It’s brewed using 7 different kinds of hops, though which ones are unknown at the time of writing. TY Harbor IPA Aroma and Taste TY Harbor IPA …

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing is a 7% IPA brewed as part of the J-Craft range of beers. You can read reviews of the other beers here. J-Craft Ougon IPA Aroma and Taste J-Craft Ougon IPA is, like all Baird Brewing beers, unfiltered, which means it pours out with a load of sediment. You can even see it at …

TDM 1874 IPA #8 by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 IPA #8

TDM 1874 IPA #8 is a 6.8% IPA from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Tokaichiba, in Yokohama, Japan. It’s part of their rotating range of IPAs and can be found in cans and on tap. TDM 1874 IPA #8 is brewed using Mosaic, Citra, and Denali hops. TDM 1874 IPA #8 is the third beer from TDM 1874 to be …

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Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA by Hitachino Nest

Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA ブルーベースサイドキックIPA

Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA is a 6% IPA from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their Brewbase range of beers, with this one being a collaborative effort between Daytona and Transporter – both lifestyle magazines in Japan. This is the second entry in the Brewbase range – with other efforts including Brewbase Eazy Ride IPA and Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby. I …

Ginmai IPA by Tainai Kogen Beer

Ginmai IPA 吟米IPA

Ginmai IPA is a 6% English IPA from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their Ginmai Beer range and can be found in both bottles and on tap, though the latter is likely to only be in Niigata. Ginmai IPA, like the white, is brewed using locally grown Koshihikari rice, one of Japan’s most famous strains …