Kakegawa Fukumushicha Ale by Kakegawa Farm Brewing

Kakegawa Fukumushicha Ale 1・カケガワ深蒸し茶エール1

Kakegawa Fukumushicha Ale is a 5% spice 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. Kakegawa Fukumushicha Ale uses freshly sourced green tea from Shizuoka, which is then steamed and then added to the beer during secondary fermentation. Kakegawa Fukumushicha …

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA・反射炉猛将ヘイジーIPA

Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA is a 7% NE-IPA from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in bottles and on tap in limited places. The name “mousho” roughly translates into “general” – which either makes Hansharo Mousho Hazy IPA a bog-standard NE-IPA, or one of the most important. Hansharo Mousho …

Kakegawa Tachibana White by Kakegawa Farm Brewing

Kakegawa Tachibana White・カケガワタチバナホワイト

Kakegawa Tachibana White is a 5% witbier from Kakegawa Farm Brewing based in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their all-year round lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap. Kakegawa Tachibana White is a collaborative beer made with Nara Brewing. Kakegawa Tachibana White is brewed using Yamato Tachibana, a kind of orange that is similar to …

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 …