Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout by Baird Beer

Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout

Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout is a Russian stout dry-hopped with two different hops; American Centenniel & Amarillo, that produces a beer that is a true heavyweight among the Baird Beers at 9.5%. Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout is also one of Baird Beer’s seasonal offerings and is available from December and can be found in the pub or in bottled form. …

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari by Gotemba Kogen Beer

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari

Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari is, for those who don’t know, a beer made from the best Japanese rice available, the Koshihikari strain. Recently, there has been an interest in using rice to make beer among craft beer manufacturers, such as Echigo Beer and Hitachino Nest Red Rice, and this Gotemba Kogen Koshihikari is no exception. What’s even harder is trying to find any …

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Baird West Coast Wheat Wine by Baird Beer

Baird West Coast Wheat Wine

Wheat wine is based on the British barley wine recipe and was created on the West Coast of the US in the 1980s. Baird West Coast Wheat Wine is a seasonal beer released on November 1, 2014. Baird West Coast Wheat Wine Aroma and Taste Baird West Coast Wheat Wine pours with no head and barely a nose, with just the …

Baird Joie de Vivre Golden Ale by Baird Beer

Joie de vivre golden ale

Life! So joyous! So wow! BAird Joie de Vivre Golden Ale by Baird Beer is a statement of declaration. No longer must you celebrate life alone, now you can celebrate it with style with beer, with craft beer for crying out loud! Joie de Vivre Golden Ale is part of Baird Beer’s seasonal beers, which is usually found on tap from 8th July, …

Baird Giebels Alt by Baird Brewing Company

Giebels Alt

Baird Giebels Alt is part of Baird Beer’s special series and was brewed to celebrate the opening of their new Shuzenji Brewery in June 2014. Our bottle of Baird Giebels Alt was brewed just before the new brewery was opened and comes in a nondescript label, so you have to be careful to spot this one. Baird Giebels Alt Aroma …

Gotemba Kogen Schwarz by Gotemba Kogen

Gotemba Kogen Schwarz

Gotemba Kogen Schwarz is a 5.5% schwarzbier from the depths of Shizuoka brewed at the famous Gotemba Kogen resort, that seems to have everything from hiking to a pottery house, so why not a brewery too? Based at the bottom of Mt. Fuji, Gotemba Kogen Schwarz is made from “fresh Mt. Fuji” water, and it’s available in, wait for it: 350ml, 500ml, …

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Gotemba Kogen Weizen by Gotemba Kogen

Gotemba Kogen Weizen is a 5% hefeweizen brewed from German malt imported from Bavaria and is one of the few beers that are available outside of the Gotemba Kogen resort in bottled form; however, it can be bought in can form from their online store or the resort. If you do visit the resort then you can also buy larger …

Gotemba Kogen Pilsner by Gotemba Kogen

Gotemba Kogen Pilsner

Gotemba Kogen Pilsner is one of Gotemba Kogen’s more popular beers and can be easily found across most of Japan as Queen Isetan stores tend to stock the bottled version. Gotemba Kogen Pilsner is another German style beer brewed in the Pils form and is available in both can or bottle form. Gotemba Kogen Pilsner Aroma and Taste When poured …

Baird Shuzenji Heritage Helles by Baird Beer

Baird Shuzenji Heritage Helles ベアード修善寺ヘリテッジヘレス

Baird Shuzenji Heritage Helles is a 5% helles lager based on the traditional Bavarian style of helles lager, also known as a pale lager in English. Helles lager, meaning bright, was originally designed to be separate from dunkel, meaning dark, from the same region. Shuzenji Heritage Helles is based on the principal of tying the past to the present and onwards …

Baird Second Strike Apple Ale by Baird Beer

Second Strike Apple Ale (besides being a mouthful to ask for) is a seasonal collaboration between Baird Beer and Alias, a Harajuku supplier in Tokyo. Second Strike Apple Ale has fresh Nagano red apples added three times during the brewing process; twice in the wort and once before the bottling stage.   Second Strike Apple Ale Aroma & Taste Second …