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, …

DD4D Iyokan Orange Sour Ale by DD4D Brewing

DD4D Iyokan Orange Sour Ale・DD4D伊予柑オレンジサワーエール

DD4D Iyokan Orange Sour Ale is a 5.2% sour ale from DD4D Brewing, based in Ehime, in Shikoku, Japan. It’s part of their regular range and can be found in bottles, and on tap in some places. DD4D Iyokan Orange Sour Ale uses the same base as the DD4D Kaffir Lime Sour Ale, but instead of using kaffir limes, this one …

Far Yeast Peach Weiß by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Peach Weiß・ファーイースト ピーチヴァイス

Far Yeast Peach Weiß is a 5% fruit beer from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, in Japan. It’s part of their collaboration efforts, with this one having been brewed with Yatsugatake Touchdown Beer, also based in Yamanashi. As the name suggets, Far Yeast Peach Weiß is brewed with peaches with these being sourced from Yamanashi, an area big …

Fujiyama Setta by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Setta・フジヤマセッタ

Fujiyama Setta is a 4.5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found on tap and in bottles. Fujiyama Setta is brewed using locally sourced yuzu peel – something unusual as Japanese breweries tend to use the whole fruit instead. Fujiyama Setta Aroma and Taste …

Fujiyama Heisei by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Heisei ・ふじやま平成

Fujiyama Heisei is a 5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It is brewed using rice from the local area, and also daidai, a kind of bitter orange found across Asia. Due to the addition of rice and …

Y Market Decorian by Y Market Brewing

Craft Beer Bar iBrew Akihabara Beer 4・クラフトビアバル IBREW 秋葉原ビール4

Y Market Decorian is a 7% fruited stout from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round draft lineup, though whether it will be released in cans is unknown at the time of writing. It is brewed with imported US Amarillo, Chinook, Citra, and Simcoe hops and also contains dekopon, a hybrid between …