Kamakura Beer My Funny Valentine by Kamakura Beer

Kamakura Beer My Funny Valentine

Kamakura Beer My Funny Valentine is a belated Valentines brew from Kamakura Beer that is a 5.5% dunkel style beer. We were out wandering around Yokohama when we came across it, and World Gourmet had just received a large batch as of writing. Kamakura Beer My Funny Valentine is brewed annually and usually goes on sale from mid January. Kamakura Beer …

Kamakura Prime Beer Tsukiyo no Niji by Kamakura Beer

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Kamakura Prime Beer Tsukiyo no Niji, which is part of the Kamakura Prime range, is 5.5% English pale from Kamakura Beer. It was randomly discovered after a trip to Mokichi in Fujisawa when Joe and myself went for a nice unromantic walk along the river down to, ahem, KY Liquor. Turns out that this is only sold during holiday periods …

Kamakura Lokosuka by Kamakura Beer

Kamakura Beer Lokosuka

272Kamakura Lokosuka is the third beer in the Kamakura local beer series after Kamakura Hayama and Kamakura Enoshima. The name is a portmanteau of local and Yokosuka, a city about 45 mins south of Tokyo and known for its curry and local naval bases. Like the other two beers, Kamakura Lokosuka is suited to the local food in Yokosuka: curry. It is …

Kamakura Enoshima Beer by Kamakura Beer

Kamakura Enoshima

Kamakura Enoshima Beer is a kölsch style beer brewed for shops in the Enoshima area in Shonan; located about 50mins south from Tōkyō. Kamakura Enoshima Beer was first conceived from trying the local shirasu, a small white anchovy that is either served fresh or dried, found piled up on top of rice. It was also found to work well with other …

Kamakura Pale Ale by Kamakura Beer

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Finally, Kamakura Pale Ale by Kamakura Beer finds its way to BeerTengoku. Kamakura Beer isn’t that easy to find even though Kamakura Pale Ale is one of their main beers. A premium beer priced at about ¥500 a bottle, not including tax, means that it is often passed over for cheaper beer on the shelf. This beer is also sold under the name …

Kamakura Alt by Kamakura Beer

Kamakura Alt

Kamakura Alt, sold under the name Kamakura Moon from time to time, is very much a regional beer in that it is difficult to find outside of Kamakura, let alone Kanto itself. It’s a shame as Kamakura Alt is an award-winning beer, having won the Asia’s Best Altbier Award in 2010 and the World’s Best Pale Ale. Kamakura Alt Aroma …

Kamakura Flower Brown Ale by Kamakura Beer

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Kamakura Flower Brown Ale is sold as a premium local beer at ¥500 a bottle. It’s an award-winning beer from Kamakura Beer, having won the WBA World’s Best Brown Ale and Asia’a Best Brown Ale in 2011. While there isn’t much competition in Asia for that title, it’s impressive that a small brewery like Kamakura Beer managed to win the …