AJB Fresh Hazy IPA by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Fresh Hazy IPA・AJBフレッシュヘイジーIPA

AJB Fresh Hazy IPA is an 8% hazy IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found in both bottles and on tap at some places. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what hops or yeast went into making AJB Fresh Hazy IPA. AJB Fresh Hazy …

Nomcraft All Together by Nomcraft Brewing

Nomcraft All Together・ノンクラフトオールトゥギャザー

Nomcraft All Together is a 6.5% American IPA from Nomcraft Brewing, based in Aridagawa, in Wakayama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range, and also part of the global “All Together” beer range that was instigated by Other Half Brewing, based in The USA. Each brewery used the recipe provided by Other Half Brewing, and the choice of either …

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8 by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8・ウェストコースト フルホップアルケミスト v.8

West Coast Full Hop Alchemist v8 is an 8% double IPA / imperial IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range of West Coast Full Hop Alchemist, and can be found in both cans and on tap. No doubt by the time this review comes out there will be a …

Mimasaka Hop Virus by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Hop Virus・美作 ビア ワークス ホップ ウイルス アイ ピー エ

Mimasaka Hop Virus is a 7% American IPA from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition series and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed using Mosaic hops and contains shiitake mushrooms with the aim of upping the umami of the beer. Mimasaka Hop Virus Aroma and Taste …

Samurai Surfer Handmade in Shizuoka Pale Ale by Nippon Beer Jozo

Samurai Surfer Handmade in Shizuoka・サムライサーファービール静岡の手造りビール

Samurai Surfer Handmade in Shizuoka Pale is 4.5% American Pale Ale made by Nippin Beer Jozo, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in bottles, and on occasion, on tap in some places in Japan. At the time of writing, it’s unknown what malt or hops went into making Samurai Surfer Handmade …

Y Market Breaking Bonsai by Y Market Brewing

Y Market Breaking Bonsai・ワイマーケット ブレイキング ボンサイIPA

Y Market Breaking Bonsai is 6.5% American IPA from Y Market Brewing, based in Nagoya, in Aichi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this one being brewed with the Los Angeles’ brewery, Smog City. Y Market Breaking Bonsai takes its name from the phrase of “breaking bread”, i.e. to share something with someone, in this case with the …

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Finca Los Congos by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Finca Los Congos is an 8% imperial porter from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Trunk Coffee, a coffee roasted based in Nagoya. Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Finca Los Congos uses a porter base that has been ramped up, and has coffee beans sourced from …

Far Yeast Off Trail 3 Funkeys by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Off Trail 3 Funkeys。ファーイーストオフトレイル スリーファンキーズ

Far Yeast Off Trail 3 Funkeys is a 9.5% Belgian strong ale from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their in-house Off Trail range, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Far Yeast Off Trail 3 Funkeys is brewed using three different Belgian strong ales that have been blended together, and then …

Uchu Saturn by Uchu Brewing

Uchu Saturn・うちゅサターン

Uchu Saturn is an 11% imperial stout from Uchu Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Uchu Saturn is a collaborative beer with Dojo Training, and is brewed using bananas, oats, lactose, and also vanilla beans as part of the adjunct bill. At the time …

Shiga Kogen UFO by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen UFO・志賀高原UFO

Shiga Kogen UFO is a 9% Imperial Stout from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaboration range, with this beer having been brewed with Pipeworks, a Chicago-based brewery in the USA. It’s name stems from being a a beer of unknown style due to the multiple adjuncts of coffee, various berries in the form …