AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged ・AJB夜雀バレルエイジド

AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged is a 9% barleywine from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa-Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range and was brewed with Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto. As the name suggests, AJB Yosuzume Barrel Aged was barrel aged, though in what kind of casks is unknown and takes it name from the Japanese …

Kyoto Indigo Skies by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Indigo Skies・京都夜空を藍染め

Kyoto Indigo Skies is a 5.5% fruit sour from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Kyoto Indigo Skies is a kettle sour using blueberry and raspberry puree along with pilsner and wheat in the grain bill. Perhaps a first …

Kyoto Brewing Mariko by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Brewing Mariko・京都ブルーイング毬子

Kyoto Brewing Mariko is a 6% Belgian IPA from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto prefecture, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Despite the name being a popular female Japanese name, Kyoto Brewing Mariko is not named after a specific person, rather “Mari” also coming from the …

Kyoto Little Pleasures by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Little Pleasures・京都ささやかな至福

Kyoto Little Pleasures is a 4% table saison from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their bottled and draft lineup, though its availability at the time of writing is unknown. Kyoto Little Pleasures is brewed using Pilsner and Flaked Wheat along with Aramis for bittering hops and Motueka for flavour / aroma. Kyoto Little …

Kyoto Haru No Kimagure by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Haru No Kimagure・京都酒造春の気まぐれ

Kyoto Haru No Kimagure is a 6% American pale ale from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto prefecture, in Japan. It’s part of their spring lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places across Japan. Kyoto Haru No Kimagure rough translates to “Whims of Spring” – perhaps referring to the sudden desire …

Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring・京都春夏秋冬 - 春

Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring is a 6.0% Belgian Saison from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found both on tap and in bottles. It’s brewed using Pilsner, Munich, and Wheat malts, with the hops being Hallertau Mittelfruh for bittering, and Styrian Goldings Bobek with Hallertau Mittelfruh for aroma. As the …

Kyoto Sunset Juice by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Sunset Juice・京都酒造夕焼けの雫

Kyoto Sunset Juice is a 4.5% Belgian sour from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto prefecture, in Japan. It’s part of their spring lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places in Japan. Its Japanese name is “夕焼けの雫” which translates to “drops of sunset” and is brewed using hibiscus and dried orange …

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai・伊勢角屋千客万来

Ise Kadoya Senkyakubanrai is a 7% NE-IPA and a collaboration beer between Ise Kadoya and Kyoto Brewing Company. The beer can be found in both bottles and also on tap though as it’s a limited edition, we don’t know how long it will be on sale for. Both breweries worked together to make the recipe and then the resultant beer …

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Kyoto Brewing Company Interview

Kyoto Brewing Company Front・京都醸造フロント

Kyoto is more famous for its temples, shrines, and of course geisha than for craft beer. Kyoto has a handful of craft beer breweries, with the majority of them taking the once-typical route of being a side-company to a sake brewery. However, Kyoto Brewing Company have taken a vastly different route – one we haven’t seen before at BeerTengoku. An …

Kyoto Brewing Minori by Kyoto Brewing Company

Tap & Growler Beer 4

Kyoto Brewing Minori is a 6.5% American IPA from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found on tap only. For bittering, it uses Merkur hops, while for flavour and aroma, Kyoto Brewing Company used Citra and Mosaic. From Kyoto Brewing Company “Minori as an idea was born on our travels to …