Yo-Ho Suiyoubi no Neko by Yo-Ho Brewing

Suiyoubi no Neko 水曜日のネコ

Ah, Wednesday. Hump day. Middle of the week beers taste better than those on Monday and the knowledge that the weekend is coming means those one or two that you have will get you through to Friday, possibly that’s the idea behind Suiyoubi no Neko, a 5% Belgian style wheat beer. A lovely can entices you with a cat, which seems …

Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter by Yo-Ho Brewing

Yo-Ho Tokyo Black

Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter is a 5% porter based not on a Tokyo recipe as the name suggests, rather an American style porter instead with a hint of English porter style thrown in as well. It is an award-winning beer from Yo-Ho brewery at the world beer championships. Reasonably priced as well at ¥280 per can. Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter is also marketed under …

Ginga Kogen Komugi no beer by Ginga Kogen Brewery

Ginga Kogen started out back in the early 90s and was almost the first microbrewery to make it big. Unfortunately, due to licensing laws, the likes of Asahi, Kirin et al, were able to push them back. However, it is still possible to find their beers in convenience stores and shops across the country. Ginga Kogen Komugi no beer is …

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Aooni IPA by Yo-Ho Brewing Company

Aooni is an IPA from Yo-Ho Brewing Company. It’s become more common in convenience stores recently, along with its stablemates Yona Yona (reviewed previously here) and Suiyobi No Neko. Aooni IPA is also the strongest of the three, packing a respectable kick at 7% which will ensure a good buzz. Aooni IPA Aroma and Taste Upon pouring Aooni IPA, there’s a …

Yona Yona Ale by Yo-Ho Brewing Company

Yona Yona Ale

Yona Yona ale is a pale ale that is brewed all year round in Karuizawa, Nagano. There are two versions available: can and if you are lucky, on pump, such as in The Futnik in Ebisu. I purchased a can of this from my local beer shop, at 280 yen, although you can find it cheaper than that. Yona Yona …