Fujiyama Heisei by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Heisei ・ふじやま平成

Fujiyama Heisei is a 5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It is brewed using rice from the local area, and also daidai, a kind of bitter orange found across Asia. Due to the addition of rice and …

Hansharo Juicy Bullet by Hansharo Beer Brewing

Hansharo Juicy Bullet is a 6% New England India Pale… Lager?! It’s brewed by, you guessed it, Hansharo Beer Brewing. Hansharo Juicy Bullet Aroma and Taste Well, this is getting ridiculous. We’re going several layers deep here, what with the NEIPA (New England IPA, come on, you knew that) being a subset of IPAs, and IPLs (India Pale Lagers) being likewise in …

Fujiyama Hunter’s Room by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Hunter's Room・フジヤマハンターズルーム

Fujiyama Hunter’s Room is a 7% milk stout from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Fujiyama Hunter’s Room is brewed using lactose and also fresh roasted coffee beans during the secondary fermentation stage. Fujiyama Hunter’s Room Aroma and Taste Fujiyama …

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Tamayura Brut Bakushu IPA is a 6% Brut IPA from Hansharo Beer. Brut IPAs are made with wine yeast for a white wine-esque flavour profile. First Brut IPA I’ve tried! Hansharo Tamayura Bakushu Brut IPA Aroma and Taste Hansharo Tamayuru Bakushu Brut IPA pours out with a massive and unwieldy head (much like your esteemed reviewer, frequent patron of …

Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Hunter's Natsumi・フジヤマハンターズなつみ

Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi is a 6.5% American IPA from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beer and was first released in January 2019. Fujiyama Hunter’s Natsumi is brewed using locally sourced yuzu, known as Japanese citron, and utilises the peel rather than the juice of the fruit. It also …

Nagomi Brown Porter by Hansharo Beer

Nagomi Brown Porter is a weird-lookin’ 5% Brown Porter by Hansharo Beer Brewing. Nagomi Brown Porter Aroma and Taste Nagomi Brown Porter pours out extremely headless (bubbles in photo definitely photoshopped, I can tell because of the pixels and having seen a lot of shops in my time). It’s also OPAQUE. Was not expecting that. The swirly appearance makes it …

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing

J-Craft Ougon IPA by Baird Brewing is a 7% IPA brewed as part of the J-Craft range of beers. You can read reviews of the other beers here. J-Craft Ougon IPA Aroma and Taste J-Craft Ougon IPA is, like all Baird Brewing beers, unfiltered, which means it pours out with a load of sediment. You can even see it at …

Baird Public House Bitter by Baird Brewing

Baird Public House Bitter・ベアードパブリックハウスビター

Baird Public House Bitter is a 3.5% English bitter from Baird Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their draft, which can be found on hand pump at their taprooms, and also saw a limited bottle released. Baird Public House Bitter is made using Maris Otter and Caramel malt, East Kent Golding and Fuggle hops. Baird Public House Bitter Aroma and …

Hansharo Ochaya-san’s Hōjicha Ale by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Ochaya-san's Hōjicha Ale・反射炉お茶屋さんのほうじ茶エール

Hansharo Ochaya-san’s Hōjicha Ale, besides being a mouthful to say, is a 5% speciality beer from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and was first released in 2018. Hansharo Ochaya-san’s Hōjicha Ale is brewed using hojicha, a kind of green tea that has been roasted instead of steamed, that was grown on the premises of …

Hansharo Temari Asobi IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Temari Asobi IPA反射炉手毬遊びIPA

Hansharo Temari Asobi IPA is a 7% Belgian IPA from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their autumn seasonal line-up, and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. If the name wasn’t a giveaway, Hansharo Temari Asobi IPA is named after the small ball toys that kids play with in Japan traditionally made from …