Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku・志賀高原一切皆苦

Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a 6.5% American IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and can be found in both bottles and on tap. Like the Shiga Kogen No. 10 Anniversary IPA, Shiga Kogen Issai Kaiku is a special brew for Shiga Kogen’s 15th Anniversary. The name “Issai Kaiku” …

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka・志賀高原オレノサケガノメネノカ

Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is a 9% sour ale brewed by Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their Yamabushi range of beers and is also a collaborative effort with Oxbow Beer, an American brewery that specializes in sour ale. Shiga Kogen Ore No Sake Ga Nome Ne Noka is first …

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda・志賀高原ビール インペリアルコーヒーポーター

Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda is an 8% imperial porter from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their collaborative range with Trunk Coffee, a coffee roasted based in Nagoya. Shiga Kogen Imperial Coffee Porter Coko Rwanda uses a porter base that has been ramped up, and has coffee beans sourced from Coko Farm, based …

Shiga Kogen 1t IPA Habanero by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen 1t IPA Habanero・志賀高原1t IPAハバネロ

Shiga Kogen 1t IPA Habanero is a 9.5% Double IPA / Imperial IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Yamanouchi, in Nagano, Japan. It’s a collaboration with Mellow Yellow, makers of some awesome habanero sauces in Japan, and Shiga Kogen 1t IPA Habanero uses the Shiga Kogen 1t IPA as its base。The beer uses chemical-free locally green habaneros too. Shiga Kogen 1t IPA Habanero …

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Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager 志賀高原インディアミヤマラガー

Shiga Kogen India Miyama Lager is a 6% India Pale Lager from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup with it being first released in October 2014 and is also a collaborative effort with North Island Beer. This year’s effort is a collaborative effort with Hop Kotan Brewery, also based in Hokkaido. It is …

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop 志賀高原ソルティーホップ

Shiga Kogen Salty Hop is a 4.5% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition lineup and first came out in 2015. Since then, Shiga Kogen Salty Hop has made random appearances throughout the year, usually around summer time. It’s brewed using locally grown irises and peppers and also sea salt harvested from the Japan …

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison志賀高原フェスティバルセゾン

Shiga Kogen Festival Saison is a 6% saison from Tamamura Honten, based in Nozawa Onsen, in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition summer line up and can be found in both bottles and on tap. The 2018 version of Shiga Kogen Festival Saison was brewed using Bru-1 hops – an experimental hop from the USA. Shiga Kogen Festival Saison …

Shiga Kogen Kasumi by Tamamura Honten

Shiga Kogen Kasumi 志賀高原KASUMi

Shiga Kogen Kasumi, or to give it its full name of Shiga Kogen Kasumi IPA for Sennin, is a 4.5% session IPA from Tamamura Honten, based in Nagano, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range of beers and can be found in both bottles and on tap across Japan. Shiga Kogen Kasumi was first released in May 2018, though this is …

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Fujizakura Okite Yaburi by Fujizakura Heights Beer

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi 富士桜おきてやぶり

Fujizakura Okite Yaburi is a 5.5% India Pale Weizen that is a collaboration between Fujizakura Heights Beer, based in Yamanashi, and Shiga Kogen, based in Nagano. It was brewed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fujizakura Heights Beer in July. As such, it’s a limited edition beer with no plans for any more releases. In a turn up for the …

Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey IPA (2018) by Tamamura Honten

Snow Monkey IPA (2018) スノーモンキーIPA

This year’s edition of the Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey IPA is a 5.5% NE IPA – who’d have thought it – from Tamamura Honten. They bring out a different version each year so it seems they buckled to the common call. It’s brewed using oats and spelt though what hops are used in this iteration are unknown. Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey …