Hop Kotan Nonno by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Nonno

Hop Kotan Nonno is a 5% American Pale Ale from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Hop Kotan Nonno takes its name from the local Ainu word “nonno” which translates into “flower” in English. Hop Kotan Nonno Aroma and …

Hop Kotan Yoake no Beet by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Yoake no Beet

Hop Kotan Yoake no Beet is a 9% Imperial Stout from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their “Freedoms” lineup, and can be found in bottles only at the time of writing. Hop Kotan Yoake no Beet takes it name from the locally grown vegetable – the sugar beet – that is grown around …

Hop Kotan Love Parade by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Love Parade

Hop Kotan Love Parade is a 6.5% American IPA from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their “Freedom” lineup of beers, and as such, its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Hop Kotan Love Parade has been triple dry-hopped, which means it has seen three sets of dry-hopping during the post-fermentation stage, …

Hop Kotan Ecstasy DIPA by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Ecstasy DIPA

Hop Kotan Ecstasy DIPA is an 8% double IPA from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Furano, in Hokkaido. It’s part of their Freedoms range, a chance for them to explore different styles and recipes, and can be found both in bottles and on tap at various places across Japan. However, in spite of the label having a QR code to …

Hop Kotan Brewing Information

Hop Kotan Brewing Logo

Hop Kotan Brewing is a craft beer brewery located in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. The brewery opened in August 2018, with esteemed brewer Uetake-san taking on the reigns of head brewer. Kamifurano is perhaps better known for the amount of snow it gets during the winter season, but it is also the largest hop growing area in Japan. One of …

Hop Kotan Kotan’s Secret Double IPL by Hop Kotan Brewing

Hop Kotan Kotan's Secret Double IPL・忽布古丹コタンズシークレットダブルIPL

Hop Kotan Kotan’s Secret Double IPL is an 8.3% double India pale lager from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Kamifurano, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in bars across Japan. The secret part of the beer? Noone knows what hops are used in it, as they are a Secret belonging to Vic nudge nudge, …

Kotan Porter by Hop Kotan Brewing

Kotan Porter 枯淡ポーター

Kotan Porter is 4.8% brown porter from Hop Kotan Brewing, based in Sorachi, in Hokkaido, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range, and was first released in August 2018. Not much is known about the ingredients though as there is a distinct lack of information about it. Kotan Porter Aroma and Taste Kotan Porter came up a reddish brown …