Japanese Name: キリン 一番搾り ２０１１ とれたてホップ
Release: Nov. 9, 2011
Purchase Price: ￥217 @Sankus
2011’s Ichiban Shibori Toretate Hop from Kirin is a tribute to the survivors of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake. Made from hops grown in Iwate Prefecture’s Tono, Toretate Hop’s release is an annual event that Kirin chose to continue through all the troubles that continue to plague the region.
Read last year’s Ichiban Shibori Toretate Hop tasting notes. Enjoy!