Otaru Beer Information

Otaru Beer

Otaru Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Otaru, in Hokkaido, Japan. The brewery opened in 1999 and since then, they have been brewing German style beers. The parent company, Aleph, is a national chain of supermarkets that branched out into beer making, catching the second wave of the craft beer boom in Japan. Hiring a German brewer back …

Yakurai Beer Information

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Yakurai Beer is a craft beer brewery located in Kami, in Miyagi, Japan. The brewery opened in 1999 and since opening, they have been brewing German style beers and also only use German malt in their recipe. Being situated at the base of Mt Yakurai, the brewery also has access to fresh mountain spring water for use in their beer. …