Tag Archive | Japan

Echigo Pilsner

Japan is not really considered craft beer heaven for many people but there is one brewery that has been trying for quite a period now,¬†Echigo. Echigo was Japanese first Brew pub, established in 1995 and had difficulty gaining notice from a Japanese public used to crisp super dry style lagers. Today’s offering, Echigo Pilsner was […]

Tokyo Black

So I’m trying to knock off the Japanese beers in the 1,001 beers to try before you die and I was looking forward to trying something in a can, especially a can that has a sumo wrestler on it. I think even if this had not been in the book I would have been tempted […]

Hitachino Extra High

This is one of the 1,001 beers to try before you die and it is an exciting offering from Japan. I mean how can you not get excited about a beer that chooses an adorable owl as their logo and actively badges themselves as a nest beer.¬† The Kiuchi brewery started life as a sake […]