Numazu Lava Porter by Kakitagawa Brewing

Numazu Lava Porter・沼津ラヴァポーター

Numazu Lava Porter is a 6% porter from Kakitagawa Brewing, based in Numazu, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s name supposedly comes from the fact that Numazu Lava Porter looks like solidfied lava – let’s hope it doesn’t taste like it. Numazu Lava Porter Aroma and …

Monkey Mountain Porter by Monkey Mountain Brewing

Monkey Mountain Porter 1・モンキーマウンテンポーター1

Monkey Mountain Porter is a 5% porter from Monkey Mountain, based in Oita, in Kyushu, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Like many of the other beers from Monkey Mountain, Monkey Mountain Porter contains apples to make it a happoshu beer, rather than the beer the government defines as …

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter by Mimasaka Beer Works

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter ・美作チョコレートポーター

Mimasaka Chocolate Porter is a 5% porter from Mimasaka Beer Works, based in Maniwa, in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup with this one being released in 2020. At the time of writing, it is unknown whether Mimasaka Chocolate Porter is a one-off or will be released again. Mimasaka Chocolate Porter Aroma and Taste Mimasaka Chocolate Porter …

Nara Oatmatism by Nara Brewing Company

Nara Oatmatism・ならオートマティズム

Nara Oatmatism is a 3.8% porter from Nara Brewing Company, based in Nara, in Nara, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup on draft, and found its way into cans during 2020. Nara Oatmatism is brewed with Maris Otter, Oat Malt, Brown Malt, Caraaroma, Carafa, Roasted Barley, and uses Willamette and Merkur hops. At the time of writing, it’s unknown …

Zakkoku Ogawa Porter by Zakkoku Kobo Brewery

Zakkoku Ogawa Porter・雑穀おがわポーター

Zakkoku Ogawa Porter is a 6% porter from Zakkoku Kobo Brewery, based in Ogawa, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Zakkoku Ogawa Porter is named, as if you hadn’t had guessed already, after the town that the brewpub is based in – Ogawamachi. Zakkoku Ogawa …

TDM 1874 Brown Porter by TDM 1874 Brewery

TDM 1874 Brown Porter・TDM 1874 ブブラウンポーター

TDM 1874 Brown Porter is a 5% porter from TDM 1874 Brewery, based in Tokaichiba, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap in limited locations. It is brewed using cocoa alongside a grain bill that contains six different kinds of malt. TDM 1874 Brown Porter Aroma and …

Kakegawa Lush Life by Kakegawa Farm Brewing

Kakegawa Lush Life ・カケガワラッシュライフ

Kakegawa Lush Life is a 6.5% porter from Kakegawa Farm Brewing, based in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Kakegawa Farm Brewing is brewed using freshly roasted and ground coffee beans sourced from Hug Cafe, a local coffee shop in the Shizuoka city area. Kakegawa Lush …

Kamikatz Little Darling by Rise & Win Brewing

Kamikatz Little Darling・カミカツリトル ダーリン

Kamikatz Little Darling is a 5.5% porter from Rise & Win Brewing, based in Kamikatsu, in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range and can be found in bottles and on tap at limited locations. Kamikatz Little Darling is brewed with Little Darling Coffee Roasters, a roastery and coffee shop based in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, with them providing some …

Baird Kurofune Porter by Baird Beer

Baird Kurofune Porter is a 6% porter from Baird Beer. It’s part of their regular lineup and is available year-round. …And I’m back! Reports of my death etc etc. It’s been a couple of month since I’ve been around the site, and I’ve had a nice break. But now it’s back to the grind! Yes, I’m back to my gruelling …

Kamikatz Porter Stout by Rise & Win Brewing Company 

Kamikatz Porter Stout カミカツポータースタウト

Kamikatz Porter Stout is a 6% porter (despite the name!) from Rise & Win Brewing Company, based in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap. Kamikatz Porter Stout is brewed using locally roasted Naruto kintoki sweet potatoes, along with the addition of roasted coffee and spices too in the fermentation stages. …