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Kyoto Brewing x Upright “Farmer’s Table – Barrel Aged (一汁多彩 特別木樽熟成) (2019)” Oak-Aged Table Beer

Name: Farmer’s Table – Barrel Aged (一汁多彩 特別木樽熟成) (2019) Brewer: Kyoto Brewing Company (Japan), Upright Brewing (United States) Style: Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 3.5% Review Year: 2022 This is the barrel-aged version of Farmer’s Table, a collaboration Table-strength Saison brewed by Kyoto Brewing Company and Upright Brewing (Oregon, U.S.) fermented with Brettanomyces …

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Uchu Brewing (うちゅうブルーイング ) “Cracks (#471)” DDH IPA

Name: Cracks (#471) Brewers: Uchu Brewing うちゅうブルーイング (Japan) Style: Hazy IPA ABV: 7.5% Review Year: 2022 Cracks (batch 471) by Uchu Brewing is a Double Dry-Hopped (DDH) IPA that was brewed with massive amounts of Simcoe, Citra, and Centennial hops. This beer also features a base composed of oats, wheat malt, and rye malt. STYLE GUIDELINES This …

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Tamamura Honten “Shiga Kogen (志賀高原) E2SB 1” Extra Special Bitter

Name: Shiga Kogen (志賀高原) E2SB 1 Brewer: Tamamura Honten Co. /Shiga Kogen (Japan) Style: Strong Bitter ABV: 6% Review Year: 2021 Shiga Kogen (志賀高原) E2SB 1 is the take of Tamamura Honten (Japan) on the classic British beer style, the Strong Bitter. Aside from English hops, Fuggle and East Kent Goldings, this beer features the relatively new …

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Kyoto Brewing “New Frontier (新天地)” Italian-Style Pilsner

Name: New Frontier (新天地) Brewer: Kyoto Brewing Company (Japan) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: German Pils + Dry Hopping) ABV: 6% Review Year: 2021 New Frontier (新天地) encapsulates the never-ending thirst for exploration of lager beers by Kyoto Brewing Company in Japan. This release is their representation of the “Italian-style Pilsner” popularized by Birrifico Italiano with Tipopils. …

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Kyoto Brewing “Kuroshio No Gotoku (黒潮の如く)” Belgian Stout

Name: Kuroshio No Gotoku (黒潮の如く) Brewer: Kyoto Brewing Company (Japan) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Foreign Extra Stout + Belgian Yeast) ABV: 6% Review Year: 2021 Kuroshio No Gotoku (黒潮の如く) is an interpretation of a “Belgian Stout” by Kyoto Brewing Co. in Japan. Named after Kuroshio Current, the strongest in the world, this beer was fermented using …

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Into the Uchu-Verse

Venturing into the Uchu-Verse to explore the exciting frontier of Uchu Brewing’s Triple IPAs taught us that limitless possibilities exist in this universe of highly potent IPAs. Uchu Brewing: A Crossing of Two Paths Uchu Brewing is a space-themed craft brewery from Hokuto City established by two Japanese beer visionaries Masahiro Kusunose and Rumiko Suzuki …

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Kyoto Brewing “Tomo (とも)” Belgian Smoked Amber

Name: Tomo (とも) Brewer: Kyoto Brewing Company (Japan) Style: Classic Style Smoked Beer (Base Style: Belgian Pale Ale) ABV: 5.5% Review Year: 2021 Tomo (とも) is a “Belgian Smoke Amber” ale made by Kyoto Brewing Company from Japan. This beer was inspired by tare, a sauce synonymous with BBQ in Japan. Tomo features a malt bill …

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Uchu Brewing (うちゅうブルーイング ) “Shooting Star (#258)” Wheat IPA

Name: Shooting Star (#258) Brewer: Uchu Brewing うちゅうブルーイング (Japan) Style: Alternative Grain Beer (Base Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2021 Shooting Star (batch 258) is a Wheat IPA brewed by Uchu Brewing from Hokuto City. Aside from wheat, this hazy beer was created with Centennial, Citra, and Talus hops. Uchu Brewing is a space-themed …

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Uchu Brewing (うちゅうブルーイング ) “Seed of Life (#323)” DDH IPA

Name: Seed of Life (#323) Brewer: Uchu Brewing うちゅうブルーイング (Japan) Style: American IPA ABV: 7% Review Year: 2021 Seed of Life (batch 323) is a Double Dry-Hopped (DDH) IPA by Uchu Brewing and features the hop trio, Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy, and Strata. Uchu Brewing is a space-themed craft brewery in Hokuto City, Yamanashi, and was founded by …

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Uchu Brewing (うちゅうブルーイング ) x Yakima Chief “HD93129A (#324)” DDH Double IPA

Name:HD93129A (#324) Brewer: Uchu Brewing うちゅうブルーイング (Japan) Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA ABV: 8.5% Review Year: 2021 Named after the triple star system in the Carina Nebula, HD93129A is a “Double Dry-Hopped (DDH) Double IPA” by Uchu Brewing in collaboration with Yakima Chief Hops (YCH). This collaboration brew features Cryo Pop, a relatively new innovative product from YCH, …

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