Kure Alt by Kure Beer

Kure Alt by Kure Beer is a 5% Alt. Pretty straightforward there! It’s part of their regular lineup and can be bought year-round. Kure Alt by Kure Beer Aroma and Taste Kure Alt literally squeaked open (they come with these weird ring-pull tops). It pours out with an off-white, yellowish head and a weirdly opaque deep peat-brown. The aroma is clean …

Kure Rauch by Kure Beer

Kure Rauch by Kure Beer is a 5% Rauch (smoked beer). It’s a yearly brew, usually released around October. Any rauch fans out there want to review this instead of me? No? Damn. Here goes. Kure Rauch by Kure Beer Aroma and Taste So Rauchs are made with smoked malt, and are a hangover (pun incredibly intended) from the time …

Kure Pale Ale by Kure Beer

Kure Pale Ale

Kure Pale Ale is a 5.5% American pale ale from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their summer seasonal range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan when on sale. It’s brewed using four different kinds of aroma hops, though which ones they are is unsure as nothing is listed about them on …

Kure Black IPA by Kure Beer

Kure Black IPA

Kure Black IPA is a 4.7% black IPA from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It was first released in March 2016 and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan; however, at the time of writing we’re unsure if it is an actual seasonal beer or an all-year round edition. Kure Black IPA is brewed using 5 different …

Kure Barley Wine by Kure Beer

Kure Barley Wine

Kure Barley Wine is a 9% barleywine from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup of craft beer and can be found on sale from mid-December onwards. It’s brewed with six different kinds of malt in the mash, though the specific malts are not listed on the Kure Beer website or elsewhere, though it does …

Miyajima Weizen by Miyajima Beer

Miyajima Weizen

Miyajima Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Miyajima Beer, based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of craft beer and can be found in cans, occasionally in bottles, and on tap at various places.A beer with little to no background behind it. The can was bereft of any further details besides the usual “malt, hops, …

Kure Weizen by Kure Beer

Kure Weizen

Kure Weizen is a 5% German hefeweizen from Kure Beer, based in Kure city, Hiroshima. It is part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on draft across Japan. It won silver at the Japan Asia Beer Cup in 2013 and more importantly gold in the International Beer Awards back in 2011. …

Fukuyama Craft Heart Sensui Draft by Fukuyama Craft Heart

Fukuyama Craft Heart Sensui Draft is a 5% English style pale ale from Fukuyama Craft Heart Brewery based in Hiroshima, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. It is brewed using seawater from the Seto Naikai, or the Seto inland sea which is bounded by Kyushu to the …

Fukuyama Setouchi Lemon Ale by Fukuyama Craft Heart Brewery

Fukuyama Setouchi Lemon Ale

Fukuyama Setouchi Lemon Ale is a 4.5% fruit beer from Fukuyama Craft Heart Brewery, based in Hiroshima. It was one of the two beers that they decided to bottle in 2015 and is brewed using locally sourced lemons from the area – the same kind of lemons that are used in Kure Shimanowa Beer by Kure Beer. At the time of writing, I’ve …

Kure Kolsch by Kure Beer

Kure Kolsch 呉ケルシュ

Kure Kolsch is a 5% kölsch style beer from Kure Beer, based in Hiroshima, and is part of their all-year round range of beer. It’s brewed with wheat in the mash and Kure Beer have deemed this beer to be popular with female customers. Kure Kolsch is a multiple award-winning beer and at the time of writing, it most recently won gold …