Daisen G Double IPA by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Double IPA ・大山Gビール ダブルIPA

Daisen G Double IPA is an 8% imperial / double IPA from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Daisen G Double IPA is brewed using imported Citra and Mosaic hops from the USA. At the time of writing, its availability is unknown. Daisen …

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8 by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8・ウェストコースト フルホップアルケミスト v.8

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8 is an 8% double IPA / imperial IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range of West Coast Full Hop Alchemist, and can be found in both cans and on tap. No doubt by the time this review comes out there will be a …

West Coast Hop Wave by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Hop Wave・ウェストコースト ホップウェイブ

West Coast Hop Wave is an 8% Double IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their draft and canned lineup, though it’s unknown whether West Coast Hop Wave is a regular beer or a limited edition. West Coast Hop Wave is brewed using Southern Cross, Wakatu, and Simcoe hops. West Coast Hop Wave …

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v7 by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v7 ・ウェストコースト フルホップアルケミストv7

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist is an 8% double IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap. West Coast Full Hop Alchemist is a continually evolving series of beers, with each new iteration either changing the hop bill around, or boosting …

Arch W-IPA by Arch Brewery

Arch W-IPA 3・アーチW-IPA3

Arch W-IPA is a 7.5% imperial / double IPA from Arch Brewery, based in Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at select places. It supposedly has an IBU of over 200, though seeing as the human palate can not differentiate past 100, you have to wonder …

Vertere Albizia by Vertere

Vertere Albizia・バテレアルビジア

Vertere Albizia is a 9.7% imperial IPA from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap. Vertere Albizia is brewed using Maris Otter, Golden Promise, Pilsner, Munich t2, Melanoidin, and Carahell malts, with Simcoe, Glacier, Mosaic, Saaz, and Amarillo hops. Vertere Albizia Aroma and Taste …

Y Market Distortion IPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Distortion IPA・YマーケットディストーションIPA

Y Market Distortion IPA is a 9.5% double IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their canned line up and can also be found on tap too. Y Market Distortion IPA is brewed using imported Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops from the USA. Y Market Distortion IPA Aroma and Taste Y Market Distortion …

Vertere Magnolia by Vertere

Vertere Magnolia・バテレマグノリア

Vertere Magnolia is a 7.2% double IPA from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap in various bars across Kanto, though in limited supply across the rest of Japan. The strange thing is that their homepage lists it as a 7.8% double IPA. However, …

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA by Ise Kadoya Beer

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA・伊勢角谷メイクアニューエポックダブルインディアペールエール

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA is an 8% Double IPA from Ise Kadoya Beer, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. The name stems from the fact that Ise Kadoya hired their fourth head brewer in May 2019, and the new brewer …

Y Market Maruhachi IPA by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Maruhachi IPA・YマーケットマルハチIPA

Y Market Maruhachi IPA is an 8% double IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. Y Market Maruhachi IPA is part of their all-year round range, and can be found in both cans and on tap. Each batch of Y Market Maruhachi IPA is brewed with 8 kilograms of a blend of 8 different hops that …