Japan

Beers from Japan

Lager

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Beer #2811 is a lager brewed by Kirin in Japan. I’ve had this one in the fridge for seven months and I’ve avoided it until now, along with a couple of others in there (they were gifts, I wouldn’t buy…

Suiyoubi No Neko

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Beer #1795 is a white ale brewed by Yo-Ho in Tokyo, Japan. A pretty refreshing wheat beer, peppery with some sweetness, wheat (of course), coriander and lemon. Not great but certainly enjoyable. The bottle size is 350ML with an alcohol…

Dry Black

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Beer #1533 is a black lager brewed by Asahi in Japan. A fairly decent black lager that comes across like a watered down porter. It’s fairly sweet with mild caramel / cocoa overtones and with that promised dry finish. Not…

Teikoku IPA

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Beer #1332 is an indian pale ale brewed by Baird in Japan. A good solid IPA with a strong malt and caramel backbone. Fruity, quite bitter, and very enjoyable! The bottle size is 360ML with an alcohol content of 6.00%…

Numazu Lager

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Beer #1327 is a lager brewed by Baird in Japan. An okay lager, drinkable but a bit on the beery side (funny that). It reminds me a bit of Carlton Cold. The bottle size is 330ML with an alcohol content…

Wheat King Ale

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Beer #1288 is an ale brewed by Baird in Japan. This is not even close to royalty but it’s an okay if rather gentle wheat ale. Very mild in all departments. It’s not terrible by any means, it’s just nothing…

Suruga Bay Imperial IPA

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Beer #1275 is an imperial indian pale ale brewed by Baird in Japan. A dry, bitter, citrusy IPA, initially quite winey at 7.5% but this doesn’t last long. Very good. The bottle size is 330ML with an alcohol content of…

Sorry

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Beer #1219 is a sake brewed by Yo-Ho in Tokyo, Japan. An interesting and very distinct beer, my first sake actually. I believe you are meant to have these warm but I had this straight from the fridge. Slightly bitter,…

SunSun

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Beer #1218 is a pilsner brewed by Yo-Ho in Tokyo, Japan. A drinkable enough organic beer, not much bitterness to speak of, some sweetness and malt. Not too bad. The bottle size is 350ML with an alcohol content of 4.50%…

Aooni

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Beer #1179 is an indian pale ale brewed by Yo-Ho in Tokyo, Japan. A lovely IPA from Japan, no less. Grapefruit, some orange, caramel, malt and a lingering bitter finish. The bottle size is 350ML with an alcohol content of…