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 …

Voyager IPA by Voyager Brewing Company

Voyager IPA ボイジャーIPA

Voyager IPA is a 6.5% English IPA from Voyager Brewing Company, based in Wakayama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range, and was first released in February 2018. And that’s it… Voyager IPA Aroma and Taste After much research, and drinking, I realised that Voyager IPA was an English IPA. Let’s just say this wasn’t the first bottle I had …

Nagisa India Pale Ale by Nagisa Beer

Nagisa IPA なぎさIPA

Nagisa India Pale Ale is a 6% American (or English) IPA from Nagisa Beer, based in Wakayama, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup of beers and Nagisa India Pale Ale can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. The only indication of hops being used in Nagisa India Pale Ale is on their shop homepage with …

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Preston IPA by Preston Ale

Preston IPA プレストンIPA

Preston IPA is a 6% English IPA from Preston Ale, based in Tochigi, Japan. It’s part of their autumn line up of craft beer, and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Preston IPA is brewed using imported English malts and hops though which ones are unknown as there is no ingredients list online at the …

Sakura Mayflower IPA by Sakura Brewery

Sakura Mayflower IPA

Sakura Mayflower IPA is a 7% English IPA from Sakura Brewery, based in Iwate, Japan. It started out life as part of their draft range and found its way into bottles during 2016. And that’s it – there is no information on the Sakura Brewery homepage, nor could we find anything in Japanese about the beer either. The only thing …

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Aoi Brewing Paid Vacation IPA by Aoi Brewing 

Aoi Paid Vacation IPA あおいペードヴァケーションIPA

Aoi Brewing Paid Vacation IPA is a 6.5% English IPA from Aoi Brewing, based in Shizuoka, Japan. Aoi Brewing Paid Vacation IPA is part of their bottled lineup and has also been seen on tap across primarily the Chubu and Kanto areas. It’s brewed using Maris Otter Ale Malt, Crystal Malt and Munich Malt with Challenger, Fuggle, and Kent Golding hops from …

Hansharo Indra by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Indra

Hansharo Indra is a 7.5% American IPA from Hansharo Beer. Like many of their special beers, it’s only available on draft only though it can be found across Japan. It was first released in November 2016 though there is a lack of information, both in English and in Japanese, about what malts and hops went into making it. Hansharo Indra …

Hyappa Kimosabi IPA by Hyappa Brews

Hyappa Kinosabi IPA ひゃっぱきのさびIPA

Hyappa Kimosabi IPA is a 6.5% English IPA from Hyappa Brews based in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found both in bottles and on tap as well. Not much is known about the beer, besides the hop addition changing throughout the year. This version was brewed with Warrior hops – I think as the …