Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale・サンクトガーレン・フルーツタルトエール

Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale is a 5% spice beer from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale is brewed using apples, cinnamon, ginger, and ichijuku, or Japanese figs. Why the last one is Japanese and not …

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout・サンクトガーレンバナナチョコレートスタウト

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is a 7% stout from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It can be found in both bottles and on tap, with the latter seeing a limited release. Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is part of Sankt Gallen’s annual Valentine release and as such, won’t be released again. It is brewed using over 300kg …

Locobeer General Winter by Locobeer

Locobeer General Winter・ロコビアジェネラル・ウィンター

Locobeer General Winter is a 7% old ale from Locobeer, based in Sakura city, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their winter lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Locobeer General Winter Aroma and Taste Locobeer General Winter poured out a deep chestnut brown colour with a plump off-white tan coloured head. The head faded to a …

Songbird Solidago by Songbird Beer

Songbird Solidago・ソングバードソリダゴ

Songbird Solidago is a 5% Belgian ale from Songbird Beer, based in Kizarasu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup (check out the handwriting label!) and can be found in bottles. Songbird Solidago is brewed using locally grow rye malt and also parts of the solidago flower, more commonly known as Canada goldenrod, another locally grown ingredient despite its …

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Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA by Hitachino Nest

Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA ブルーベースサイドキックIPA

Brewbase Sidekick Slick IPA is a 6% IPA from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their Brewbase range of beers, with this one being a collaborative effort between Daytona and Transporter – both lifestyle magazines in Japan. This is the second entry in the Brewbase range – with other efforts including Brewbase Eazy Ride IPA and Brewbase Crazy Hazy Baby. I …

Vertere Milk Stout by Vertere

Vertere Milk Stout バテレミルクスタウト

Vertere Milk Stout is a 5% milk stout from Vertere, based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of the limited edition lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap across Kanto and some of Japan. It’s brewed using lactose during fermentation but that’s all I could find out about Vertere Milk Stout. Vertere Milk Stout Aroma and Taste …

Locobeer InBA by Locobeer

Locobeer InBA ロコビア印旛

Locobeer InBA is a 6% India Black Ale, aka a black IPA, from Locobeer, based in Sakura city, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup and can be found on sale in the autumn time, though the actual date varies. The name INBA comes from the kanji 印旛 , which is the area of Chiba that Locobeer is …

Barbaric Burning Sky by Barbaric Works

Barbaric Burning Sky バーバリックバーニングスカイ

Barbaric Burning Sky is a 7.5% imperial red IPA from Barbaric Works, based in Chigasaki, Kanagawa, in Japan. It’s part of their draft lineup and can be found across Japan. It was first released in September 2018 and is brewed using Columbus, Simcoe, Mosaic, and Citra hops to give it an IBU of 71. Barbaric Burning Sky Aroma and Taste …

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Vertere Californica by Vertere

Vertere Californica バテレカリフォルニカ

Vertere Californica is a 7% American IPA from Vertere based in Okutama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found on tap and in bottles. Vertere Californica is brewed using Maris Otter, Munich, Carared, and Melanondin, with a very American hop bill of Columbus, Simcoe, Cascade, and Chinook. Vertere Californica Aroma and Taste Vertere Californica …

TY Harbor Pudding Heads by TY Harbor

TY Harbor Pudding Heads TYハーバープリンヘッズ

TY Harbor Pudding Heads is a 5.5% brown ale from TY Harbor, based in Shinagawa, Tokyo, in Japan. It’s part of BeerMa’s second anniversary lineup, along with the TY Harbor Arakawa Sunny Day DIPA. TY Harbor Pudding Heads is brewed using lactose and also vanilla beans. The reason for the TY Harbor Pudding Heads? The shop manager likes purin, also known as …