Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison・ファーイーストジャパニーズ・グレープ・セゾン

Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison is a 5% fruited saison from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with this one brewing brewed with Australia’s Edge Brewing Project from Melbourne. As the name suggests, Far Yeast Japanese Grape Saison is brewed using locally sourced Koshu grapes and Muscat Bailey A grapes from Yamanashi, …

Minoh Godfather 8 Yamaroku Ale by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 8 Yamaroku Ale・箕面ゴッドファーザー8ヤマロクエール

Minoh Godfather 8 Yamaroku Ale, also known as Minoh Shodoshima Yamaroku Ale, is a 6% pale ale from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their annual efforts for the Masaji Beer Project, an annual celebration of the life of Oshita Masaji-san. Minoh Godfather 8 Yamaroku Ale is brewed using an English pale ale base and has Yamaroku …

Vertere Ritro #2 by Vertere

Vertere Ritro #2・バタレライトロ2

Vertere Ritro #2 is a 5.3% blonde ale from Vertere, based in Oku-tama, in Tokyo, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap, with the latter being predominantly found in the Kanto area. Vertere Ritro #2 is brewed with the aim of not getting any bitterness from the hops, essentially giving …

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky by Rise & Win Brewing Company

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky・カミカツバニラスカイ

Kamikatz Vanilla Sky is an 8% milkshake IPA from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, in Shikoku, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various locations across Japan. Kamikatz Vanilla Sky is brewed using biwa, or apricot, juice sourced from the local area, and also vanilla …

Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA・ファーイースト ウエストバウンド サード ブリュットアイピーエー

Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA is a 6.9% Brut IPA from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their collaboration range with Beer Sonic and follows on from their Far Yeast Westbound Session IPA. First released in April 2019, Far Yeast Westbound 3rd Brut IPA is brewed with oats and Nelson Sauvin, Hallertau Blanc, and Idaho …

Far Yeast Peach Weiß by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Peach Weiß・ファーイースト ピーチヴァイス

Far Yeast Peach Weiß is a 5% fruit beer from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, in Japan. It’s part of their collaboration efforts, with this one having been brewed with Yatsugatake Touchdown Beer, also based in Yamanashi. As the name suggets, Far Yeast Peach Weiß is brewed with peaches with these being sourced from Yamanashi, an area big …

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Hitachino Nest Brewbase Freaks by Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Nest Brewbase Freaks・常陸野ネストブルーベースフリークス

Hitachino Nest Brewbase Freaks is a 5% NE-IPA from Kiuchi Brewery, based in Ibaraki, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative Brewbase range with this one being brewed with Freak’s Store, based in Shinjuku. It is brewed with the experimental hop HBC431 and also imported Mosaic hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Hitachino Nest Brewbase Freaks is a …

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 …

Ise Kadoya Cosmos Wheat Ale by Ise Kadoya

Ise Kadoya Cosmos Wheat Ale・伊勢角屋コスモスウィートエール

Ise Kadoya Cosmos Wheat Ale is a 5% wheat ale from Ise Kadoya, based in Mie, Japan. It’s part of their wild yeast series, and this one focuses on using yeast harvested from the cosmos – the flower, not the universe! Tokyo Agricultural Isolate Flower Yeast Research Society harvested the yeast at first and then licensed it to Ise Kadoya …

Coedo Sumatera by Coedo

Coedo Sumatera 1・コエド澄虎 1

Coedo Sumatera is a 6% lager beer from Coedo, based in Kawagoe, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range, with this being brewed with Horiguchi Coffee providing the coffee beans. The coffee beans used in Coedo Sumatera are Mandheling sourced from the island of Sumatra and the beers name roughly translates into “clear tiger”, perhaps hinting at the …