Samurai Surfer Red by Nippon Beer Company

Samurai Surfer Red・サムライサーファービールレッド

Samurai Surfer Red is a 6% Irish red ale from Nippon Beer Company, based in Numazu, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Compared to their lager, Samurai Surfer Red uses 1.5 times more raw malt than usual, and it blended with 7 types of …

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West Coast Starwatcher by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Starwatcher・ウェストコースト スターウォッチャー

West Coast Starwatcher is a 6.5% West Coast IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in cans and on tap. West Coast Starwatcher is brewed using Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. West Coast Starwatcher Aroma and Taste West Coast Starwatcher poured out a clear golden straw …

West Coast The Prodigy by West Coast Brewing

West Coast The Prodigy・ウエストコーストザプロディジー

West Coast The Prodigy is a 6.5% hazy IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both cans and on tap, with the former first coming out in January 2020. West Coast The Prodigy is brewed using Citra, Eukanot, and Mosaic hops. It takes its name …

West Coast Now You See Me by West Coast Brewing

West Coast Now You See Me・ウェストコーストナウユーシーミー

West Coast Now You See Me is a 7% Hazy IPA from West Coast Brewing, based in Shizuoka, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and found its way into cans in January 2020. It’s double dry hopped using Cashmere, Eukanot, and Mosaic hops. West Coast Now You See Me Aroma and Taste West Coast Now You See …

Numazu Dystopia by Kakitagawa Brewing

Numazu Dystopia・沼津ディストピア

Numazu Dystopia is a 10% imperial stout from Kakitagawa Brewing, based in Numazu, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their winter lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in select places. Numazu Dystopia Aroma and Taste Numazu Dystopia poured out a pitch black colour with a large amount of frothy tan coloured head on top. The …

Hansharo Kamugi by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Kamugi 2・反射炉珈麦2

Hansharo Kamugi is a 5% English pale ale from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Hansharo Kamugi is brewed using locally roasted coffee beans from Ferret Coffee. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether Hansharo Kamugi is a one-off or …

Fujiyama Setta by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Setta・フジヤマセッタ

Fujiyama Setta is a 4.5% fruit beer from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found on tap and in bottles. Fujiyama Setta is brewed using locally sourced yuzu peel – something unusual as Japanese breweries tend to use the whole fruit instead. Fujiyama Setta Aroma and Taste …

Fujiyama Yabusame by Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer

Fujiyama Yabusame 1・フジヤマやぶさめ1

Fujiyama Yabusame is a 6.5% rice IPA / specialty grain from Fujiyama Hunter’s Beer, based in Fujinomiya, in Shiuzoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Fujiyama Yabusame is brewed locally sourced rice and also has the addition of yuzu peel too. In terms of hops though it’s …

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 …

Kakegawa Herb Hunt by Kakegawa Farm Brewing

Kakegawa Herb Hunt・カケガワハーブハント

Kakegawa Herb Hunt is a 7.5% spice / herb beer from Kakegawa Farm Brewing, based in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap in select places. Kakegawa Herb Hunt is brewed using a variety of herbs, with rosemary, coriander, cardamom, and thyme with the base beer …