Songbird Fuji by Brewery Songbird

Songbird Fuji・ソングバードふじ

Songbird Fuji is a 6.5% sour beer from Brewery Songbird, based in Kisarazu, in Chiba, Japan. It’s part of their limited edition range and can be found in bottles only. It is secondarily fermented with wild yeast found on the skin of Yamatobinion, a strain of Japanese grape, that was harvested from the Saito Grape Garden back in 2015. Songbird …

Iwate Kura Nagisa by Sekinoichi Shuzo

Iwate Kura Nagisa

Iwate Kura Nagisa is a 5% wild ale from Sekinoichi Shuzo, based in Iwate, Japan. It’s unique in that the brewers harvested yeast from the Hamayuri lily flower, better known as Liliaceae in its English name. The flower was once prevalent in the Kamaishi city area before the Great Tohoku earthquake in 2011, in particular along the coastal area. It was feared to have …