Fujiyama Setta by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Setta・フジヤマセッタ

Fujiyama Setta is a 4.5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found on tap and in bottles. Fujiyama Setta is brewed using locally sourced yuzu peel – something unusual as Japanese breweries tend to use the whole fruit instead. Fujiyama Setta Aroma and Taste …

DD4D Kaffir Lime Sour Ale by DD4D Brewing

DD4D Kaffir Lime Sour Ale・DD4Dカフィアライムサワーエール

DD4D Kaffir Lime Sour Ale is a 5.5% sour ale from DD4D Brewing, based in Matsuyama, in Ehime, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. DD4D Kaffir Lime Sour Ale, as the name suggests, is brewed using imported kaffir limes and also uses lactic acid to help fermentation. DD4D Kaffir …

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DD4D Hazy IPA by DD4D Brewing

DD4D Hazy IPA 1・DD4DヘイジーIPA1

DD4D Hazy IPA is a 6.8% NE-IPA from DD4D Brewing, based in Matsuyama, in Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s unknown at the time of writing what  adjuncts went into making DD4D Hazy IPA, but seeing as it is classified as happoshu, more than 5% of the grain …

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA by Ise Kadoya Beer

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA・伊勢角谷メイクアニューエポックダブルインディアペールエール

Ise Kadoya Make A New Epoch DIPA is an 8% Double IPA from Ise Kadoya Beer, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. The name stems from the fact that Ise Kadoya hired their fourth head brewer in May 2019, and the new brewer …

Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol・志賀高原ハーベストスモール

Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol is a 3.5% session IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on-tap at various bars across Japan. As the name suggests, Shiga Kogen Harvest Brew Smol is part of their Harvest Brew range of beers that uses the fresh …

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA・志賀高原無我霧中

Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA, also known as Shiga Kogen Mugamuchu, is a 7.5% NE-IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. This supposedly limited edition beer is in its second run of being produced, because the first version was so popular. It’s unknown though what hops went into Shiga Kogen Hazy IIPA, but we do know it has an IBU …

Y Market New Onigashima 3 by Y Market Brewing

Y Market New Onigashima 3・NEW鬼ヶ島Ⅲ

Y Market New Onigashima 3 is a 7.8% Double IPA / NE-IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their canned and draft lineup, though it’s unknown whether it is a regular beer or a special brew. Y Market New Onigashima 3 is brewed using US Mosaic, Citra, and Amarillo hops and is a …

Uchu Monk by Uchu Brewing

Uchu Monk・うちゅモンク

Uchu Monk is an 8.5% NE-IPA from Uchu Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Though classified as a milkshake IPA, let’s be honest, that’s just a sub-style of New England IPAs. Uchu Monk is brewed using Citra hops, and contains adjuncts in the form …

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA・反射炉猛将ヘイジーIPA

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA is a 7% NE-IPA from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in bottles and on tap in limited places. The name “mousho” roughly translates into “general” – which either makes Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA a bog-standard NE-IPA, or one of the most important. Hansharo Mousho …

Locobeer Peanuts Jiro by Locobeer

Locobeer Peanuts Jiro ロコビアピーナッツジロのミルクスタウト

Locobeer Peanuts Jiro, also known as Locobeer Peanuts Jiro no Milk Stout, is a 5% milk stout from Locobeer, based in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition collaborative range, and was brewed for Beer O’Clock, a craft beer bar in Chiba, and their sixth anniversary, and Bistro Recolte’s second anniversary. These combined anniversaries meant that 8 different malts …