Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat by Yatsugatake Brewery

Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat・八ヶ岳 白樺ビート

Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat is a 5% lager from Yatsugatake Brewery, based in Kiyasato, in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of Yatsugatake Beer’s all-year round lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Yatsugatake Shirakaba Beat uses precious sap water that can only be collected during the melting snowmelt when the white oaks also known as birch saps, in …

Songbird Le Orage by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Le Orage・ソングバードレオラジ

Songbird Le Orage is a 5.5% Belgian brown ale from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition line up, and can be found in both bottles and on tap. The name Le Orage is French for “storm” – is this going to cause havoc with our stomach? Songbird Le Orage Aroma and Taste …

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 …

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner by Locobeer

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner・ロコビアイミグラント・ピルスナー

Locobeer Immigrant Pilsner is a 5.5% American pilsner from Locobeer, based in Sakura, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. It’s brewed on a traditional recipe that German brewers were thought to have brought to the USA when they emigrated there back in the …

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale by Hideji Beer Brewery

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale ひでじ宮崎ゆずエール

Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale is a 4.5% fruit beer from Hideji Beer Brewery, based in Miyazaki, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap when on sale. Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale is brewed using juice from locally grown yuzu, known as Japanese citron, from the Miyazaki area. Hideji Spring Yuzu Ale …

Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura Ryojou by Doppo Beer

Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura Ryojou / 独歩スパークリングロゼ さくら旅情

Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura Ryojou is a 5% fruit beer from Doppo Beer, based in Okayama, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup though it can be found on sale until stocks run out. Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura Ryojou is brewed with locally sourced juice from cherry trees. Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura Ryojou Aroma and Taste Doppo Sparkling Rose Sakura …

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Daisen G Rauch Weizen by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Rauch Weizen 大山Gラオホヴァイツェン

Daisen G Rauch Weizen is a 7% smoked weizen from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their later winter seasonal range and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It’s brewed using wheat malt and smoked malt which has been smoked using wood from beech trees. Daisen G Rauch Weizen Aroma and Taste Daisen G Rauch …

Hansharo Barrel Aged Saison by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo Barrel Aged Saison 反射炉花見鳥セゾン

Hansharo Barrel Aged Saison is a 7% saison from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in bottles and on tap at the time of writing. Hansharo Barrel Aged Saison, also known as uguisu saison, was aged in wine barrels for three months during winter and came on sale in March …

Hansharo Ganjyo IPL by Hansharo Beer

Hansharo IPL 反射炉願成IPL

Hansharo Ganjyo IPL is a 5% India Pale Lager from Hansharo Beer, based in Shizuoka, Japan. It’s part of the spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. It’s brewed using only German hops which include Polaris, Hallertau Blanc, and Hull Melon. At the time of writing, it’s unknown whether this is a one-off …

Daisen G Citra De Weiss by Kumezakura Shuzo

Daisen G Citra De Weiss 大山Gシトラ・デ・ヴァイス

Daisen G Citra De Weiss is a 5.5% hefeweizen from Kumezakura Shuzo, based in Tottori, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. It was first released in 2018, though we’re unsure if it is going to come out again in the future. Daisen G Citra De Weiss Aroma and Taste …