Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring・京都春夏秋冬 - 春

Kyoto Shunkashuto Spring is a 6.0% Belgian Saison from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, Japan. It’s part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found both on tap and in bottles. It’s brewed using Pilsner, Munich, and Wheat malts, with the hops being Hallertau Mittelfruh for bittering, and Styrian Goldings Bobek with Hallertau Mittelfruh for aroma. As the …

Kyoto Sunset Juice by Kyoto Brewing Company

Kyoto Sunset Juice・京都酒造夕焼けの雫

Kyoto Sunset Juice is a 4.5% Belgian sour from Kyoto Brewing Company, based in Kyoto, in Kyoto prefecture, in Japan. It’s part of their spring lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places in Japan. Its Japanese name is “夕焼けの雫” which translates to “drops of sunset” and is brewed using hibiscus and dried orange …

Zakkoku Tranquil Ale by Zakkoku Kobo Brewery

Zakkoku Tranquil Ale ・雑穀工房 トゥランクィルエール

Zakkoku Tranquil Ale is a 5% pale ale from Zakkoku Kobo Brewery based in Ogawa, in Saitama, Japan. Zakkoku Tranquil Ale is part of their spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at limited places across Japan. Zakkoku Tranquil Ale is brewed using Cascade hops. Zakkoku Tranquil Ale Aroma and Taste I had originally …

Zakkoku Cereal Box by Zakkoku Kobo Brewery

Zakkoku Cereal Box is a 5% hazy pale ale from Zakkoku Kobo Brewery, based in Ogawa, in Saitama, Japan. It’s part of the spring seasonal lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap at various places. Despite the name, Zakkoku Cereal Box isn’t brewed with your regular box of Lucky Charms or Cornflakes, but in fact refers …

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 …