Hokuriku Beer Amber Ale by Wakuwaku Tezukuri Farm Kawakita

Hokuriku Beer Amber Ale 北陸ビールアンバーエール

Hokuriku Beer Amber Ale is a 5% amber ale from Wakuwaku Tezukuri Farm Kawakita, based in Ishikawa, Japan. It’s part of their regular lineup and can be found in cans in the Hokuriku region, which consists of Ishikawa, Fukui, and Toyama, but not Niigata for this beer – who knows, but that’s some serious shade / beef going on there. …

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Pale Ale by Hakusan Waku Waku Beer

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Pale Ale

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Pale Ale seems to have slipped under my reviewing radar – perhaps due to so many beers on the go. Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Pale Ale is a 5% American pale ale beer from Hakusan Waku Waku Beer, based in Ishikawa. It’s available in both bottles and cans, though the cans are pretty pricey, at about ¥450 yen, compared to other Japanese …

Gran Agri Weizen by Waku Waku Farm

Gran Agri Weizen

So JR opened a new shinkansen line, from Tokyo to Kanazawa, and in turn, we get a new craft beer in New Days stores in the form of Gran Agri Weizen. It’s a 5% hefeweizen brewed using a new variety of wheat from Komatsu Industries based in Ishikawa and barley from the “six-row variety”. Gran Agri Weizen Aroma and Taste …

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Dark Ale by Waku Waku Beer

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Dark Ale

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Dark Ale is a stout style beer from Waku Waku Beer, based in Kanazawa. It seems with the new shinkansen line that opened up in April 2015 to the Kanazawa region has coincided with a new range of beers being shipped across. Looks like the Japanese government knew what they were doing with the new train line. Kanazawa Hyakumangoku …