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Vertere Meconopsis by Vertere

Vertere Meconopsis・バテレメコノプシス

Vertere Meconopsis is a 6.8% American IPA from Vertere, based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and can be found in a small number of bars across Japan. Vertere Meconopsis is brewed with Maris Otter, Munich t2, Pilsner, and Vienna malts, alongside Columbus, Azacca, Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, and Citra hops. Vertere Meconopsis Aroma and Taste …

Ushitora 9 Chai by Ushitora Brewery

Ushitora 9 Chai Milk Stout・うしとら9ちゃいミルクスタウト

Ushitora 9 Chai is a 7% spice beer, with a milk stout base, from Ushitora Brewery, based in Shimotsuke, in Tochigi, Japan. It is their 369th brew and can be found on tap only in Japan. Ushitora 9 Chai is brewed using chai spice, so all those Starbucks-Pumpkin-spice latte Ugg-boot wearing fans will be happy with this one. Ushitora 9 …

TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 Aoyama Beer 2・TDM 1874 青山ビール2

TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout is a 5.8% stout from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Yokohama, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their draft line up and can be found on tap at a small number of locations in Kanto. TDM 1874 Breakfast Stout is brewed using freshly ground coffee from Brazil. At the time of writing it’s unknown whether TDM …

TY Harbor IPA by TY Harbor Brewery

TY Harbor IPA T.YハーバーIPA

TY Harbor IPA is a 6% English IPA from TY Harbor Brewery, based in Shinagawa, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range and can be found in both bottles and on-tap too. It’s brewed using 7 different kinds of hops, though which ones are unknown at the time of writing. TY Harbor IPA Aroma and Taste TY Harbor IPA …

Chichibu Naminori Kuma by Chichibu Beer

Craft Beer Bar iBrew Akihabara Beer 3・クラフトビアバル IBREW 秋葉原ビール3

Chichibu Naminori Kuma is a 7% West Coast IPA from Chichibu Beer, based in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup at the time of writing. It was first released in January 2019 and has since subsequent releases, though it’s unknown what hops went into making Chichibu Naminori Kuma. It’s also a collaborative effort with Abbot’s Choice …

Hitachino Nest Brewbase Hop Hideout by Kiuchi Shuzo

Hitachino Nest Brewbase Hop Hideout・常陸野ネストブリューベースホップハイドアウト

Hitachino Nest Brewbase Hop Hideout is a 6% NE-IPA from Kiuchi Shuzo, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their Brewbase lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap. It first went on sale in May 2019 though it’s unknown whether it’s a one-off brew or if it will be released again. It is brewed with Two …

Tsukiyono Mizu to Midori no Ale by Tsukiyono Craft Beer

Tsukiyono Mizu to Midori no Ale ・月夜野水と緑のエール

Tsukiyono Mizu to Midori no Ale is a 5% amber ale from Tsukiyono Craft Beer, based in Tone, in Gunma, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round up and can be found in bottles, but we’re yet to see it on tap in any of the bars we’ve been to. The only information we’ve been able to find out is …

Baystars Beer Roundup

Baystars Beer Roundup・ベイスターズビールミニレビュー

Rather than writing our usual whole page review for a beer, we’ve come up with this mini review page for Baystars Beers at Boulevard Cafe &9. Baystars Porter Details ABV: 4.5% IBU: N/A Style: English Porter Baystars Beer Porter Mini Review Appearance:  Dark murky brown colour with an off-white creamy head that lingers. Nose: Chocolate, coffee, with some light creamy …

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner by Locobeer

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner・ロコビアイミグラント・ピルスナー

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner is a 5.5% American pilsner from Locobeer, based in Sakura, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. It’s brewed on a traditional recipe that German brewers were thought to have brought to the USA when they emigrated there back in the …

Locobeer Pink Boots Blend Milkshake IPA by Locobeer

Locobeer Pink Boots Blend Milkshake IPA・ロコビアピンクブーツミルクシェイクIPA

Locobeer Pink Boots Blend Milkshake IPA is a 7% Milkshake IPA from Locobeer, based in Sakura, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range for the Pink Boots Society and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Locobeer Pink Boots Blend Milkshake IPA was brewed for their 2019 efforts and uses the Pink Boots Blend Hop …