Sankt Gallen Fresh Hop IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Fresh Hop IPA 1・サンクトガーレンフレッシュホップIPA1

Sankt Gallen Fresh Hop IPA is 6.5% American IPA made by Sankt Gallen, based in Hon-Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their annual autumnal release and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Each year, Sankt Gallen do a fresh hop harvest and brew using a strain of hop grown in Japan, and this year’s …

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Sankt Gallen El Angel (2019) by Santo Gallen

Sankt Gallen El Angel ・サンクトガレンウン アンヘル

Sankt Gallen El Angel is a 10% wheat wine from Sankt Gallen, based in Hon-Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their annual winter lineup and is mostly found in bottles, though we have come across it sparingly on tap in bars. While the base malts tend to stay the same, this 2019 edition uses Chinook, Centennial, and Loral hops. …

Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale・サンクトガーレン・フルーツタルトエール

Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale is a 5% spice beer from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Sankt Gallen Fruit Tart Ale is brewed using apples, cinnamon, ginger, and ichijuku, or Japanese figs. Why the last one is Japanese and not …

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout・サンクトガーレンバナナチョコレートスタウト

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is a 7% stout from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It can be found in both bottles and on tap, with the latter seeing a limited release. Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is part of Sankt Gallen’s annual Valentine release and as such, won’t be released again. It is brewed using over 300kg …

Sankt Gallen Interview

Sankt Gallen Front・サンクトガレン フロント

If you’ve been to a Japanese beer festival at all in the last 20 years, then you’ve more than likely seen Sankt Gallen there. That person serving the beer, who could pass for a Japanese rockstar, is the brewer and owner of Sankt Gallen, Iwamoto-san. You’ve also probably met Nakagawa-san, more commonly known as Miki, the hard-working person behind Sankt …

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA サンクトガーレンマンゴーIPA

Sankt Gallen Mango IPA is a 6% fruit beer from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their draft only range and was first released in April 2018 for the opening of Bakery & Beer Butchers in Atsugi. It uses the Sankt Gallen Golden Ale as a base, with 1.3 times the amount of malt and 6.75 times the amount of …

Sankt Gallen Annin Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Annin Chocolate Stout サンクトガーレン杏仁チョコレートスタウト

Sankt Gallen Annin Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% spiced beer from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their 2018 Valentine’s effort and is brewed using 100kgs of fresh apricot kernels, known as “annin” in Japanese. Sometimes annin is also translated into English as “almond”. This beer is designed around annin dofu, a Chinese dessert made with annin and …

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Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA

Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA is a 6.5% IPA from Sankt Gallen, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of the New England IPA craze that seems to have made some in-roads in Japan and was first on sale at the end of April 2017. Compared to the Sankt Gallen Yokohama XPA, Sankt Gallen Golden Haze IPA uses three times as many …

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen Brewery

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout

Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% spiced stout from Sankt Gallen Brewery, based in Kanagawa, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range for Valentine’s day – a day in Japan where women tend to give men presents – and apparently it takes 10,000 black sesame seeds to make 1 bottle of Sankt Gallen Sesame Chocolate Stout, where one …

Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi by Sankt Gallen Brewery

Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi

Those long days of walking from Ofuna to Kamakura for “fun” are long behind me though with Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi, they come flooding back with a smile on my face and blisters on my feet. Sankt Gallen Kita Kamakura no Megumi is a a 5% amber ale from Sankt Gallen and in the past has been a seasonal beer; …