Monthly Archives: April 2015

Kirin Ichiban Shibori Premium

Japanese Name: 一番搾り プレミアム Brewer: Kirin Release: June, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥280 (330mL bottle) @Aeon Liquor Advertisements

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Hokkaido Brewing | Otaru Bakusyu Pilsner

Japanese Name: 北海道麦酒醸造株式会社 小樽麦酒ピルスナー Brewer: Hokkaido Brewing Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5%

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Susukino Brewery | Sapporo Susukino Biru

Japanese Name: ススキノビール ピルスナー/缶 Brewer: Susukino Brewery Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5% Tasting Notes: Microbrews are a rarity here at Beers of Japan, so it’s nice to sample what’s going on in Japan’s craft brew scene. Tonight we have an … Continue reading

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Asahi Craftsmanship Dry Pale Ale

Japanese Name: アサヒ クラフトマンシップ ドライペールエール Brewer: Asahi Release: Mar. 24, 2015 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥249 @Popula Tasting Notes: Placed on convenience store shelves just last month was Asahi’s second brew in its Craftsmanship series, Dry Pale … Continue reading

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Sapporo Lager’s High

Japanese Name: サッポロ ラガーズハイ Brewer: Sapporo Release: Apr. 21, 2015 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 7% Purchase Price: ¥102 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Just released today is Lager’s High from Sapporo. Brewed exclusively for the Aeon Group for a limited production run, … Continue reading

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Kirin Nodogoshi All Light

Japanese Name: キリン のどごし オールライト Brewer: Kirin Release: Jan. 27, 2015 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 2.5~3.5% Purchase Price: ¥105 @Aeon Tasting Notes: For those of you in Japan who have been hitting the bottle a little too hard and your … Continue reading

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Suntory The Premium Malt’s Hatsu-Jikomi

Japanese Name: サントリー ザ・プレミアム・モルツ〈初仕込〉 Brewer: Suntory Release: Jan. 20, 2015 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥205 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Receiving a lot of interest off of its 2013 Hatsu-Jikomi limited campaign, Suntory decided to bring their Premium … Continue reading

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Asahi Dry Premium Kaori no Kohaku

Japanese Name: アサヒスーパードライ ドライプレミアム 香りの琥珀 Brewer: Asahi Release: Nov. 5, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥224 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Asahi’s newest edition to the Premium Dry line was Kaori no Kohaku (The Aroma of Amber), first … Continue reading

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Suntory Craftsman’s Beer Vol. 4 | Hiiro no Houjun (ALT Type)

Japanese Name: サントリー クラフトマンズ ビア 緋色の芳醇 Brewer: Suntory Release: Mar. 10, 2015 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5.5% Purchase Price: ¥205 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Altbier is an old style beer with its origins in Düsseldorf, Germany. It characteristically uses top fermenting … Continue reading

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Asahi Craftsmanship Dry Porter

Japanese Name: アサヒ クラフトマンシップ ドライポーター Brewer: Asahi Release: Feb. 10, 2015 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 6% Purchase Price: ¥249 @Sankus Tasting Notes: Asahi Craftsmanship is a new series of beers just started this year as Asahi’s take on the craft … Continue reading

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