Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts・志賀高原コーヒー&ドーナッツ

Shiga Kogen Coffee & Donuts is a 4.5% farmhouse ale from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative series for the Hood to Fuji, with this effort having been brewed with Upright Brewing. It is brewed using Ethiopian Dur Feres beans that were roasted specially for this beer. At the time of writing, there …

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku・志賀高原一切皆苦

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a 6.5% American IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Like the Shiga Kogen No. 10 Anniversary IPA, Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a special brew for Shiga Kogen’s 15th Anniversary. The name “Issai Kaiku” …

Yatsugatake Space Pilsner by Yatsugatake Brewery

Yatsugatake Space Pilsner・八ヶ岳ブルワリー x うちゅうブルーイング スペースピルスナー

Yatsugatake Space Pilsner is a 5% Italian Pilsner from Yatsugatake Brewery, based in Hokuto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Yatsugatake Space Pilsner is a collaboration between Yatsugatake Brewery and Uchu Brewing, and it’s unknown whether it’s a one-off or will be brewed again. Unlike other …

Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber by Yo-Ho Brewing

Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber・ヤッホー僕ビール君ビール満天クライマー

Yo-Ho Boku Beer Kimi Beer Manten Climber is a 6% Brut IPA from Yo-Ho Brewing, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Boku Beer Kimi Beer series which has seen them working alongside with the Lawson’s chain of convenience stores. The taste of the beer is supposed to be a secret until the beer runs out – but who …

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter ・松本トラディショナルビター

Matsumoto Traditional Bitter is a 4% British bitter from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found both in bottles and on tap. Matsumoto Traditional Bitter is brewed to a traditional British recipe and uses imported malts and hops from the UK, though which ones are used are unknown at the time …

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei by Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei・AJB墨染桜の精

AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei is a 7% black IPA from Anglo-Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It can be found in bottles and on tap at the time of writing, though whether it’s a one-off or not, is unknown. AJB Sumizome Sakura no Sei takes its name from the story of a black cherry tree …

Matsumoto Castle Stout by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Castle Stout ・松本キャッスルスタウト

Matsumoto Castle Stout is a 6.5% stout from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Tokyo. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Matsumoto Castle Stout takes its name, and colour, from Matsumoto castle, which has stood in the area over 400 years. Matsumoto Castle Stout Aroma and Taste Matsumoto Castle Stout …

Matsumoto Pale Ale by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Pale Ale・松本ペールエール

Matsumoto Pale Ale is a 5% English pale ale from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Matsumoto Pale Ale is brewed using imported Maris Otter from the UK though the hops are unknown at the time of writing. Matsumoto Pale Ale Aroma and …

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka・志賀高原オレノサケガノメネノカ

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is a 9% sour ale brewed by Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Yamabushi range of beers and is also a collaborative effort with Oxbow Beer, an American brewery that specializes in sour ale. Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is first …

AJB Saison De La Maison by Anglo Japanese Brewing Company

アングロジャパニーズブルーイングカンパニー セゾン デ ラ メイソン AJB Co. Saison de la Maison

AJB Saison De La Maison is a 5.5% saison from Anglo Japanese Brewing Company, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. AJB Saison De La Maison is also a collaborative beer, this time made with BET, a Japanese company that specializes in …