Kamikatz Little Darling by Rise & Win Brewing

Kamikatz Little Darling・カミカツリトル ダーリン

Kamikatz Little Darling is a 5.5% porter from Rise & Win Brewing, based in Kamikatsu, in Tokushima, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range and can be found in bottles and on tap at limited locations. Kamikatz Little Darling is brewed with Little Darling Coffee Roasters, a roastery and coffee shop based in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, with them providing some …

Matsumoto Castle Stout by Matsumoto Brewery

Matsumoto Castle Stout ・松本キャッスルスタウト

Matsumoto Castle Stout is a 6.5% stout from Matsumoto Brewery, based in Matsumoto, in Nagano, Tokyo. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Matsumoto Castle Stout takes its name, and colour, from Matsumoto castle, which has stood in the area over 400 years. Matsumoto Castle Stout Aroma and Taste Matsumoto Castle Stout …

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout by Sankt Gallen

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout・サンクトガーレンバナナチョコレートスタウト

Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is a 7% stout from Sankt Gallen, based in Atsugi, in Kanagawa, Japan. It can be found in both bottles and on tap, with the latter seeing a limited release. Sankt Gallen Banana Chocolate Stout is part of Sankt Gallen’s annual Valentine release and as such, won’t be released again. It is brewed using over 300kg …

Hakone Kazamatsuri Stout by Hakone Beer

Hakone Kazamatsuri stout 箱根風祭スタウト

Hakone Kazamatsuri Stout is a 7.5% stout from Hakone Beer in Hakone, Kanagawa. It’s their winter seasonal, and is named after Kazamatsuri, the area in Hakone where the brewery is located. FULL DISCLOSURE If you have any experience with Hakone Beer, erm, beers, you’ll know that their best-before dates are an astonishing two weeks after production. That used to be understandable when …

Outsider Mahana Coffee Stout by Outsider Brewing

Outsider Mahana Coffee Stout アウトサイダーマハナコーヒースタウト

Outsider Mahana Coffee Stout is a 6% stout from Outsider Brewing, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It was first released in January 2018 and is made using a variety of different coffees blended together and hopped using Sorachi Ace. Outsider Mahana Coffee Stout Aroma and Taste Outsider Mahana Coffee Stout came up with a pitch black body and a slightly tan …

Far Yeast Belgian Stout by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Far Yeast Belgian Stout

Far Yeast Belgian Stout is a 7.5% stout from Far Yeast Brewing Company, based in Yamanashi, Japan. It’s part of their winter seasonal offerings and was first released in October 2017. Far Yeast Brewing Company took a foreign stout as their base and then used Belgian yeast to ferment followed up by some secondary fermentation in the bottle. At the …

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Source of Styles #1 – Stout

Japan Stout

Stouts. The first of hopefully many beer styles that BeerTengoku is going to briefly introduce with some of its history in Japan and standout ones for you to try. We’re not going to say we’re experts on the styles – we haven’t drank that much beer from around the world to compare but have drunk enough to know what we like …

Suginoya Stout by Suginoya Beer

Suginoya Stout

Suginoya Stout is a 5% English stout from Suginoya Beer, based in Fukuoka, Japan. Suginoya Stout is part of their all-year round range of craft beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. The beer is sometimes labelled as Hakata Stout and is also an award-winning beer, having won almost 10 different awards since 2003, with …

Oni Densetsu Chocolate Stout by Noboribetsu Brewing

Noboribetsu Chocolat Stout

Onidensetsu Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% stout from Noboribetsu Brewing in Hokkaido. It contains no chocolate (WHAT!), however. And is also spelled “Chocolat” on the bottle. Someone’s been drinking on the job. Onidensetsu Chocolate Stout Aroma and Taste “Endeavour to brew quality beer”, it says on the bottle. “Full bodied”, it proclaims. Ho ho. Hokkaido breweries and their funny English-writing ways. Onidensetsu …

Kujukuri Ocean Beer Stout by Kankiku Shuzo

Kujukuri Ocean Beer Stout

Kujukuri Ocean Beer Stout is a 7% unfiltered stout from Kankiku Shuzo. Kujukuri beers are curiously prevalent in my local area, I suppose because I live near the sea. I’m not sure how easy they are for Rob to pick up, but I have about four different places in my town where I can buy them. They’re not even that …