Minoh Valentine’s Imperial Stout by Minoh Beer

Valentine’s Imperial Stout by Minoh Beer is a 8.5% Imperial Stout. It’s part of their limited edition seasonal lineup. Valentine’s Imperial Stout by Minoh Beer Aroma and Taste Valentine’s Imperial Stout pours out a thick black with a half centimetre of light-brown head. The nose is of roast malt, toffee and caramel. Lots of sweetness in this one, which is …

Minoh Godfather 7 Shodoshima Salty Ale by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 7 ・箕面ゴッドファーザー7

Minoh Godfather 7 Shodoshima Salty Ale, which just rolls off the tongue, is a 5.5% gose from Minoh Beer, based in Minoh, located in Minoh city, Osaka. It’s part of their Masaji Beer Project, an annual lineup of beers that celebrate the life of Masaji Ohshita, the father of the Ohshita sisters. This year’s version uses a golden ale base along …

Minoh Seasonable Bitter by Minoh Beer

Minoh Seasonable Bitter is a 4% Bitter from Minoh Beer. It’s part of their limited Seasonable range. Remember the last time I had a Minoh Seasonable and almost died of an allergic reaction? How the HELL am I allowing this into my temple-like body (huge, pointy, made of wood) yet again? Well, it’s not the same beer as last time. …

Minoh Blooming IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Blooming IPA 箕面ブルーミングIPA

Minoh Blooming IPA is a 6% Belgian IPA from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. It’s brewed using five different kinds of American hops and uses Belgian yeast during fermentation. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Minoh Blooming IPA is a …

Minoh Barrel Aged Imperial Stout by Minoh Beer

Minoh Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 箕面バレルエイジインペリアルスタウト

Minoh Barrel Aged Imperial Stout is a 9.5% imperial stout from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their barrel aged range of beers, along with the Minoh Barrel Aged Imperial IPA, that have been stored in Ichiro’s Malt Whiskey casks for over a year. Minoh Barrel Aged Imperial Stout is only out during the cold months of the …

Minoh Godfather 6 by Minoh Beer

Minoh Godfather 6 箕面ゴッドファーザー6

Minoh Godfather 6, or Minoh Godfather 6 Rice Hop Ale, is a 6% rice beer from Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. It’s part of their Masaji Beer Project and as such, the recipe changes each year. This iteration of Minoh Godfather contains locally sourced rice and imported USA and NZ hops. Minoh Godfather 6 Aroma and Taste Minoh Godfather 6 …

Beer Belly Tosabori in Tosabori, Osaka

Beer Belly Tosabori Front

Beer Belly Tosabori The Bottom Line Despite Beer Belly being all smoking, it’s hard not to recommend it due to the sheer variety of beers on tap and the great atmosphere inside – especially late in the evening in a wet and soggy Osaka.. There is no table charge and all prices include tax as well; however, there is no wifi. …

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Minoh Bloom by Minoh Beer

Minoh Bloom

Minoh Bloom is a 5.5% golden ale. It’s part of Minoh’s seasonal lineup, and is made with five different varieties of hop. At the time of writing it seems to be out of season, so check the link at the bottom of the review for current availability. Minoh Beer, along with Tamamura Honten, are one of my favourite breweries in …

Minoh Beer Warehouse in Minoh, Osaka

Minoh Beer Warehouse Front

Minoh Beer Warehouse The Bottom Line When in Rome and all… If you’re in Osaka with a few hours to spare and looking for beer then you should make the effort to get to Minoh Beer Warehouse. It offers up cheap Minoh beer on tap, in a nice cost friendly neighbourhood atmosphere where you can sit and while the hours away. …

Minoh Dark Lager by Minoh Beer

Minoh Dark Lager

Minoh Dark Lager, or this version named Minoh Papa Zaru No Lager (Daddy monkey’s lager), is a 5% Vienna lager, brewed by Minoh Beer, based in Osaka, Japan. Minoh Dark Lager used to be part of their seasonal range and from 2016, it made a reappearance as part of Minoh’s Zaru range of beers, which are dedicated to the monkeys that …