Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat by Yatsugatake Brewery

Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat・八ヶ岳 白樺ビート

Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat is a 5% lager from Yatsugatake Brewery, based in Kiyasato, in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of Yatsugatake Beer’s all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat uses precious sap water that can only be collected during the melting snowmelt when the white oaks also known as birch saps, in …

Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager by Yatsugatake Brewery

Yataugatake Kiyosato Lager・八ヶ岳清里ラガー

Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager is a 5.5% German pilsner from Yatsugatake Brewery, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in bottles and on tap. Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager is named after the village that Yatsugatake Brewery is based in, and also uses locally sourced rice from the Kiyosato area. Yatsugatake Kiyosato Lager …

Y Market Techno Pils by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Techno Pils・Yマーケットテクノピルス

Y Market Techno Pils is a 5.5% pilsner from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap. Y Market Techno Pils is brewed using imported German malts though like the rest of their beers, it uses imported US hops in the form of …

Tainai Pilsner by Tainai Kogen Beer

Tainiai Pilsner 胎内ピルスナー

Tainai Pilsner is 5% German pilsner from Tainai Kogen Beer, based in Niigata, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Like the rest of the Tainai Kogen range, Tainai Pilsner follows the German Reinheitsgebot, aka German Beer Purity Law, as a guideline. Tainai Pilsner Aroma and Taste …

Kirishima Pilsner by Kirishima Beer

Kirishima Pilsner 霧島ピルスナー

Kirishima Pilsner is a 5% German style pilsner from Kirishima Beer, based in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in bottles, and occasionally, on tap. Kirishima Pilsner also won gold at the 2017 International Beer Cup for Best German Style Pilsner in Japan. Kirishima Pilsner Aroma and Taste Kirishima Pilsner poured …

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer by Kuju Kogen

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer 玄米ビール

Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer is a 6% speciality beer / pilsner from Kuju Kogen, based in in Oita, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round beer and comes in a variety of labels – with this one promoting Beppu, a city in Oita, and their baseball team. Beer Oh! Sorin Genmai Beer is brewed using locally grown genmei, or …

Awaji Pilsner by Awaji Beer

Awaji Pilsner あわじピルスナー

Awaji Pilsner is a 5% pilsner from Awaji Beer, based in Hyogo, Japan. It’s part of their all year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Unlike other breweries in Japan, Awaji Beer didn’t start out with a pilsner, with this beer not being brewed till much later on. Awaji Pilsner Aroma and …

Gassan Pilsner by Gassan Beer

Gassan Pilsner

Gassan Pilsner is a 5% pilsner from Gassan Beer, based in Yamagata, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round offerings and can be found in both bottles and on tap at several locations in Yamagata. It’s brewed using locally sourced water from an aquifer 10m underground Mount Gassan and unlike many other touristy beers, Gassan Pilsner is classified as a beer, …

Hideji Taiyo Lager by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Taiyo Lager ひでじ太陽のラガー

Hideji Taiyo Lager is a 5% German pilsner from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Miyazaki, Kyushu. It was once part of their seasonal range but joined their all-year round up in 2015. The name comes from the act of staring over the Miyazaki sea with a pilsner in hand over a clear day – well, that is what is hinted at. …

Hideji Hokura Kinnama by Miyazaki Hideji Beer

Hideji Hokura Kinnama

Hideji Hokura Kinnama is a 5% German pilsner from Miyazaki Hideji Beer that is part of their Autumn line up of craft beer. It’s brewed using locally sourced Miyazaki barley, known as hokura kinsei, thus given the beer its hokura kinnama part of the name. It’s on sale from the beginning of September onwards and can be found in both bottles …