Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale by Shiokaze BrewLab

Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale

Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale is a 6% fruited American IPA from Shiokaze BrewLab, based in Soga, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative lineup with a local curry shop in the area, and can be found both in bottles and on tap. As the name suggests, Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale uses mango puree during the fermentation process. Shiokaze Mango …

Two Rabbits Kinkan Wit by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Kinkan Wit

Two Rabbits Kinkan Wit is 4.5% fruited witbier from Two Rabbits Brewing Company, based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap, despite the image of the bottle below. Two Rabbits Kinkan Wit contains locally sourced kinkan, known as kumquats in English, as well as imported Australian …

Kyoto Indigo Skies by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Indigo Skies・京都夜空を藍染め

Kyoto Indigo Skies is a 5.5% fruit sour from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Kyoto Indigo Skies is a kettle sour using blueberry and raspberry puree along with pilsner and wheat in the grain bill. Perhaps a first …

TDM 1874 Sour Marionberry by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 Sour Marionberry・TDM1874サワー・マリオンベリー

TDM 1874 Sour Marionberry is a 5.5% fruit sour from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Tokaichiba, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup so its availability at the time of writing is unknown. As the name suggests, TDM 1874 Sour Marionberry is brewed using marionberry puree imported in from Oregon. TDM 1874 Sour Marionberry Aroma and Taste …

Yggdrasil Citrus Cervoise by Yggdrasil Brewing

Yggdrasil Citrus Cervoise ・イグドラジルシトロスサーヴォイズ

Yggdrasil Citrus Cervoise is a 5.2% fruited saison from Yggdrasil Brewing, based in Hiratsuka, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their draft line, but due to Covid-19, it was bottled and put on sale, so it’s unknown at the time of writing if this beer will come out in bottles again. Yggdrasil Citrus Cervoise uses the Yggdrasil Cervoise based, a …

Kyoto Sunset Juice by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Sunset Juice・京都酒造夕焼けの雫

Kyoto Sunset Juice is a 4.5% Belgian sour from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto prefecture, in Japan. It’s part of their spring lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places in Japan. Its Japanese name is “夕焼けの雫” which translates to “drops of sunset” and is brewed using hibiscus and dried orange …

Nara Lime Gose By by Nara Brewing Company

Nara Lime Gose By・ならライム ゴーゼ バイ

Nara Lime Gose By is a 4.5% fruited gose by Nara Brewing Company, based in Nara, in Nara, Japan. It’s part of their regular draft line up but saw life in cans during the Covid-19 pandemic, so at the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Nara Lime Gose By will see life again in the canned form. Nara Lime Gose …

Yggdrasil Citrus Skal by Yggrasil Brewing

Yggdrasil Citrus Skal・イグドラジルシトロススコール

Yggdrasil Citrus Skal is a 4.6% European lager with fruit from Yggdrasil Brewing, based in Hiratsuka, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s usually part of their draft lineup, but due to Covid-19, it was also bottled so it may not be available at the time of reading. Though the name is “citrus”, Yggdrasil Citrus Skal is brewed using hyuganatsu, a citrus fruit …

DD4D West Coast Lemon IPA by DD4D Brewing

DD4D West Coast Lemon IPA・DD4Dウェスト・コースト・レモンIPA

DD4D West Coast Lemon IPA is a 7% West Coast IPA from DD4D Brewing, based in Ehime, in Shikoku, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft lineup, though we don’t know if it’s a regular beer or not. As the name suggests, DD4D West Coast Lemon IPA is brewed using locally sourced lemons from the Seto Island region in …

Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison・ファーイーストジャパニーズ・グレープ・セゾン

Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison is a 5% fruited saison from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with this one brewing brewed with Australia’s Edge Brewing Project from Melbourne. As the name suggests, Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison is brewed using locally sourced Koshu grapes and Muscat Bailey A grapes from Yamanashi, …