Devilcraft Brewery Information

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Besides being a popular pizza and craft beer chain of shops, Devilcraft also have a brewery, which is located in Oimachi, in Tokyo, Japan. The story is that the original Kanda branch was going to be a brewpub, but the pizza and craft beer proved to be so popular that it didn’t make sense to take out some of the …

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Ushitora Brewery Information

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Ushitora is not just a chain of craft beer bars, but they also have a brewery, which opened in October 2014, with the purpose of better serving beers that their clients liked. Since opening, they have seen a number of brewers pass through their ranks, with Luc Bim Lafontine (Dieu de Ciel!, Godspeed) and Uetake-san (Coedo, Hop Kotan) both having …

Yggdrasil Brewing Roundup

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Rather than writing our usual whole page review for a beer, we’ve come up with this mini review page for Yggdrasil Brewing at Yggdrasil Brewing in Hiratsuka. Yggdrasil Fenrir Details ABV: 5% IBU: 25 Style: Session IPA Yggdrasil Fenrir Mini Review Appearance: Light golden colour that was slightly hazy, fluffy white head. Aroma: Jammy – lots of strawberry and some …

Ebina Beer Information

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Ebina Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Ebina, in Kanagawa, Japan. Owned by Czech brewer Tomas Rehak and his wife Fumika, they have been operating since August 2017 and are the first brewery to be located in Ebina. Rehak spent 20 years as part of the well – oiled machine of the Prague orchestra, before moving to Japan …

Number Nine Brewery Roundup

Number Nine Brewery Beer・ナンバーナインブルワリービール

Rather than writing our usual whole page review for a beer, we’ve come up with this mini review page for Number Nine Brewery Beers at Quays Pacific Bar & Grill. Number 8 Wheat Ale Details ABV: 4.2% IBU: N/A Style: Spice beer / Wheat ale Number 8 Wheat Ale Mini Review Appearance: Hazy light golden yellow colour with a thin, …

Chichibu Beer Information

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Chichibu Beer, also known as Bear Meets Beer, is a craft beer brewery located in Chichibu, in Saitama, Japan. Chichibu is more famous for its fruit and steam trains, rather than breweries, but the husband and wife couple made the move from Hokkaido to start the brewery back in November 2017. They also operate the Mahollo Bar, which is essentially …

Vertere Beer Information

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Vertere Beer is a microbrewery located in Okutama, in western Tokyo, Japan. The brewery opened up March 2016 and also operate a small bar called Beer Café Vertere. Vertere founders, Hikari Suzuki and brewer Tsukino Kokage are two friends from high school. In December 2014, they established the Vertere company with the idea of “Imagine who, where and how to …

Sankt Gallen Interview

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If you’ve been to a Japanese beer festival at all in the last 20 years, then you’ve more than likely seen Sankt Gallen there. That person serving the beer, who could pass for a Japanese rockstar, is the brewer and owner of Sankt Gallen, Iwamoto-san. You’ve also probably met Nakagawa-san, more commonly known as Miki, the hard-working person behind Sankt …

Awa Beer Information

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Awa Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Chiba, Japan and opened in 1998. Awa Beer uses 100% malt, non-heat treated, and their beers are also unfiltered so the bottles undergo secondary conditioning in the bottle from the yeast. Awa Beer uses only malt and hops from Canada or Germany and they do not use any adjuncts in the majority …

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Ebina Beer Interview

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Tomas Rehak spent 20 years as part of the well – oiled machine of the Prague orchestra. Now he and his partner Fumika are making a name for themselves as Ebina Beer. Tomas Rehak is a man who respects hard work. He tells us of the trouble he had finding someone reliable to construct his brewery in Ebina, Kanagawa. He …