Monthly Archives: November 2014

Asahi Clear Asahi Tsumitate Hop

Japanese Name: アサヒ クリアアサヒ 摘みたてホップ Brewer: Asahi Release: Nov. 26, 2014 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥113 @Yamaya Tasting Notes: Asahi has also joined the freshly picked hops game from its new genre brand Clear Asahi, with Tsumitate … Continue reading

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Suntory The Premium Malt’s Hatsu Tsumami Hop

Japanese Name: ザ・プレミアム・モルツ〈初摘みホップ〉 Brewer: Suntory Release: Nov. 25, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥203 @Aeon Tasting Notes: This year, Suntory has decided to get into the freshly picked hops game by releasing Hatsu Tsumami Hop in … Continue reading

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Suntory Fuyu no Houjun

Japanese Name: サントリー 冬の芳醇 Brewer: Suntory Release: Sep. 30, 2014 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥105 @Aeon Tasting Notes: While the other major brewers have chosen to release beers from previous years, Suntory has chosen to brew something new, … Continue reading

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TopValu Barreal Rich Taste

Japanese Name: トップバリュ バーリアル リッチテイスト Brewer: (Unknown Korean brewer, distributed by TopValu) Release: Nov. 11, 2014 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 6% Purchase Price: ¥95 @Aeon Tasting Notes: The newest addition to Aeon Group’s BarReal line is BarReal Rich Taste, a … Continue reading

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Sapporo Hyakunen Bakuga (2014)

Japanese Name: サッポロ 百年麦芽 Brewer: Sapporo Release: Nov. 5, 2014 Type: Liqueur (発泡性) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥105 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Sapporo’s Hyakunen-Bakuga is in its second year of release. The naming comes from the use of a special malt … Continue reading

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Suntory Mayonaka no Shifuku

Japanese Name: サントリー 真夜中の至福 Brewer: Suntory Release: Nov. 4, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer(ビール) Alcohol: 6% Purchase Price: ¥223 @FamilyMart Tasting Notes: Mayonaka no Shifuku from Suntory is a all malt beer crafted for late night enjoyment. Perhaps a time when … Continue reading

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Suntory Mugi no Fukauma

Japanese Name: サントリー 麦の深旨 Brewer: Suntory Release: Aug. 26, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥214 @Heiwado Tasting Notes: Suntory has been on a roll this past year, releasing batch after batch of limited production beers. Their latest … Continue reading

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