Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts・志賀高原コーヒー&ドーナッツ

Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts is a 4.5% farmhouse ale from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative series for the Hood to Fuji, with this effort having been brewed with Upright Brewing. It is brewed using Ethiopian Dur Feres beans that were roasted specially for this beer. At the time of writing, there …


Songbird Bonne Chance by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Bonne Chance・ソングバードボンシャン

Songbird Bonne Chance is a 9% Belgian saison from Brewery Songbird, based in Kizarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and was first released in 2019, despite the bottle stating 2016. Songbird Bonne Chance is part of Brewery Songbird’s cool ship efforts, which saw them using wide, open containers with the aim of obtaining some locally occurring yeast …