Karuizawa Kogen Session IPA by Yo-Ho Brewing

Karuizawa Kogen Session IPA

Karuizawa Kogen Session IPA is a 4.5% session IPA from Yo-Ho Brewing, based in Nagano. The beer is part of the Karuizawa Kogen Beer range though with Karuizawa Kogen Session IPA, Yo-Ho Brewing decided to bring back a seasonal beer for a second time. Their summer range of beers are usually one-offs. At the time of writing, it can be found in …

Atsugi Camden IPA by Atsugi Beer

Atsugi Camden IPA is a 5% session IPA brewed by Atsugi Beer, based in Atsugi, Kanagawa. It’s an additional beer to their range of contract beers as this is brewed for the Beer Pub Camden range of bars in Tokyo. It was first brewed as part of the 5th anniversary celebrations for the bar but can be found on tap both …

Shonan Beer Session IPA French Saison by Kumazawa Shuzo

Craft Beer Market Koenji Shonan Beer Session IPA French Saison

Shonan Beer Session IPA French Saison is a 4.5% session IPA from Kumazawa Shuzo based in Kanagawa. It’s part of their draft line up and is brewed using French saison yeast instead of their usual IPA yeast. At the time of writing, Shonan Beer Session IPA French Saison is available from spring onwards on a limited basis. Shonan Beer Session IPA …

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat by Ise Kadoya Brewery

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat

Ise Kadoya Tokyo Beer Wheat, or as I like to call it, how-t0-missell-your-beer, is a 4% session IPA that was originally released for Tokyo Beer Week 2015 by Ise Kadoya Brewery. Why are we reviewing it so late? Well, it was sat in the BeerTengoku cellar and during a recent tidy-up, was found lurking with the expiry date coming up …

Minoh Kozaru IPA by Minoh Beer

Minoh Kozaru IPA

The monkey from Minoh returns with Minoh Kozaru IPA, a golden ale / IPA hybrid that is Minoh’s entry into the session range of IPAs that are all the rage. The session IPA is dominated by the American style of IPA, so expect a high level of hops while keeping the ABV at a range between 4% to 5.5% which Minoh …