Ushitora Sanjuku by Ushitora Brewing

Ushitora Sanjuku

Ushitora Sanjuku is a 10% triple IPA from Ushitora, based in Shimotsuke-shi, in Tochigi, Japan. Ushitora Sanjuku is part of their canned and draught lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Ushitora Sanjuku is brewed using Ekuanot, Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Zeus hops. The kanji on the front, sanjuku, roughly translates to the “pain of being …

Vertere Ambrax by Vertere

Vertere Ambrax

Vertere Ambrax is 6.5% fruited sour from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draught lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Vertere Ambrax is brewed using blueberry juice, lactose, and also vanilla beans. Vertere Ambrax Aroma and Taste Vertere Ambrax poured out a lurid pinkish-purple colour with a surprising …

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale by Shiokaze Brewlab

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale

Shiokaze Kahawia Ale is a 7% brown ale from Shiokaze Brewlab, based in Soga, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft line up, though its availbility at the time of writing is unknown. Shiokaze Kahawia Ale takes its name from the Swahili word “kahawia” means brown. Shiokaze Kahawia Ale Aroma and Taste Shiokaze Kahawia Ale poured out …

Vertere Decora by Vertere

Vertere Decora

Vertere Decora is a 7% Kveik IPA from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their can and draft lineup, though at the time of writing, its availability is unknown. As the style suggests, Vertere Decora is brewed using a strain of Kveik yeast though which one is unknown. Vertere Decora is brewed using Ella and Enigma …

Vertere Euclea by Vertere

Vertere Euclea

Vertere Euclea is a 9.5% double IPA from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draft lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Vertere Euclea is brewed using imported Idaho 7, Nelson Sauvin, and Citra hops. Vertere Euclea Aroma and Taste Vertere Euclea poured out a hazy golden orange colour …

Vertere Nestotus by Vertere

Vertere Nestotus

Vertere Nestotus is a 7.5% Belgian blonde from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their draft and canned lineup, though its availability is unknown at the time of writing. Vertere Nestotus is brewed using Pilsner and Gw2Row with imported Aurora and Tettnanger hops.  Vertere Nestotus Aroma and Taste Vertere Nestotus poured out a hazy golden orange …

Vertere Sanctum by Vertere

Vertere Sanctum

Vertere Sanctum is an 8.5% Belgian Amber from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s available in both cans and on tap at the time of writing, though its year round availability is unknown. It is brewed using Moris Otter, Munich T1, Special X, and Caramunich T2 and uses imported Tettnanger hops, with an unknown strain of Belgian yeast. …

Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale by Shiokaze BrewLab

Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale

Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale is a 6% fruited American IPA from Shiokaze BrewLab, based in Soga, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative lineup with a local curry shop in the area, and can be found both in bottles and on tap. As the name suggests, Shiokaze Mango Impact Ale uses mango puree during the fermentation process. Shiokaze Mango …

Sankt Gallen Space Hazy by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Space Hazy

Sankt Gallen Space Hazy is a 7% NE-IPA from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative line up and was brewed in conjunction with Uchu Brewing. This is the second version of the beer, with the first brewing brewed in 2019; however, due to Covid-19 in 2020, the two breweries were unable to brew …

Two Rabbits Brown Rabbit Billabong IPA by Two Rabbits Brewing Company

Two Rabbits Brown Rabbit Billabong IPA

Two Rabbits Brown Rabbit Billabong IPA is a 6% American IPA from Two Rabbits Brewing Company, based in Omihachiman, in Shiga, Japan. Two Rabbits Brown Rabbit Billabong IPA is available in both cans and on tap at the time of writing, and is part of their regular lineup. From Two Rabbits Brewing Company “This IPA was made together with a …