Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL 伊勢角屋アドリブIPL

Ise Kadoya Ad Lib IPL, or to give it its full name Ise Kadoya Jam Session Brew Ad Lib IPL, is a 6% Indian Pale Lager from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and can be found on tap and on bottles. It’s a collaborative brew with Spring Valley Brewery with the head brewers from …

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA 伊勢角屋オニノスライミーティアーズIPA

Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a 6% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Oni Densetsu, based in Hokkaido. It was brewed to celebrate Ise Kadoya’s 21st anniversary in 2018, so it’s unknown if Ise Kadoya Oni no Slimy Tears IPA is a one-off or will come out again. …

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA 伊勢角谷ステイゴールド IPA

Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA is a 6.5% American IPA from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles or on tap across Japan. The idea behind Ise Kadoya Stay Gold IPA was to make something drinkable and light for the hot summer months in Japan – I’m …

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA is a 6.4% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It’s made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops and is part of their Limited Edition range. Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA Aroma and Taste Yet again my beer pours out with a minute head. Is it that Growlerwerks glass??  Ise Kadoya Heavy Jack IPA’s nose is mainly hoppy, with …

Awaji Rice Pilsner by Awaji Beer 

Awaji Rice Pilsner 淡路米仕込みピルスナー

Awaji Rice Pilsner is a 3.5% rice beer 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. Awaji Rice Pilsner is brewed using a local strain of rice known as “Kinuhikari” and the beer also won gold at the Asia Beer Cup in 2017. …

Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA is a 6% IPA from Ise Kadoya Brewery. It’s brewed using Polaris and Citra hops, imported from the USA. Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA Aroma and Taste Ise Kadoya Inazuma IPA pours out a slightly hazy straw colour with a centimetre of bubbles. So far, so IPA. But whatever you do, don’t stand downwind of this one. …

Nagisa American Wheat by Nagisa Beer

Nagisa American Wheat ナギサアメリカンウィート

Nagisa American Wheat is a 5% wheat ale from Nagisa Beer, based in Wakayama, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Nagisa American Wheat is brewed using 50% wheat and 50% barley, as well as imported Czech Saaz hops. Nagisa American Wheat Aroma and Taste Nagisa American Wheat …

Minoh Seasonable Bitter by Minoh Beer

Minoh Seasonable Bitter is a 4% Bitter from Minoh Beer. It’s part of their limited Seasonable range. Remember the last time I had a Minoh Seasonable and almost died of an allergic reaction? How the HELL am I allowing this into my temple-like body (huge, pointy, made of wood) yet again? Well, it’s not the same beer as last time. …

Awaji Shima Lemon by Awaji Beer

Awaji Shima Lemon あわじ島レモン

Awaji Shima Lemon is a 4.5% fruit beer from Awaji Beer, based in Hyogo, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer that uses locally sourced lemons and a weizen base. Awaji Shima Lemon Aroma and Taste Awaji Shima Lemon poured out a hazy golden colour with a minute amount of frothy white head. What head there was faded …

Nishijin Ale Yuzu Muge by Nishijin Ale Project

Nishijin Ale Yuzu Muge 西陣エール柚子無碍

Nishijin Ale Yuzu Muge is a 6% fruit beer from Nishijin Ale Project based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their all year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed using an English IPA base and then has yuzu added to it during the secondary fermentation stages. Nishijin Ale Yuzu Muge Aroma and Taste …