A milk stout with the taste of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberries? Leave it to Saugatuck Brewing to combine the variety flavors of the Neapolitan ice cream with a stout. Try the beer and then comment on the review by Brainmuffin (Bryon Lape).
"He's Rounding Third an headed for Home" is the call of Marty Brennaman on the Reds Radio Network. MadTree has turned this call into an American IPA beer worthy of praise from the Cincinnati faithful. Brainmuffin reviews Rounding Third and gives a food pairing worth the wait. What is your opinion?
Brainmuffin is finally doing a live version of his beer reviews, with the help and expertise of fellow beer reviewer Afro.Beer.Chick. What beers will they review? What will be good? What will be bad? Tune in and find out.
Beer Ma in Kanda is a friendly and lively bottle shop and bar. The first floor is their bar with 8 taps and food. and the second floor has hundreds of bottles from around the world, including Japan. There are so many to choose from! Check out Taiheiyogan's page about Mikkeller Tokyo for more photos, full details, and links to maps on how to get there.
Join us as we look at the rare bottles at the Keyaki Beer Festival (Spring 2019) as well as some of the special deals available. Be sure to check them out before you leave the Keyaki so you can bring home some special brews!
Pizza Sun Okinawa is a bright and open pizzeria in American Village. Located next to the Hilton Hotel in Chatan Pizza Sun is more chill compared to some of the shops towards the middle of American Village so you can relax more with your family. They also have live bands playing in their parking lot from time to time. Join us for a slice as we introduce you to their shop and great beers.
Okinawa Brewing Café is a spacious café and pub where you can really let loose. It is really a piece of Americana within Chatan. You can visit with your family and have a slice, but you can also have a great time with the guys on the patio and chill like an islander. Join us as we take a look around their shop and introduce you to their great beers.
Chatan Burger Base Atabii’s is the place to grab a quick burger and beer before you head out for an afternoon on the beach. With the perfect view of the harbour, you will be very tempted to just chill at one of their outside tables. Join us as we grab a burger and introduce you to their great beers.
I’s Public Ale House and Cigar Bar is an eccentric place to hang out. The warm colours and cozy at atmosphere will have you relaxing in no time. The classic music running on the TVs and sound system will also have you bobbing your head. Join us for a cigar as we take introduce you to their cigar bar with great beers.
We talked to Carl Setzer of Great Leap Brewing of Beijing about beers in China and his thoughts of the MBCT 2018. We were also joined by George Juniper of TDM 1874 to help bring insight into the brewers world.
Matt Brynildson, the head brewer of Firestone Walker, was kind enough to give us a few minutes of his time to talk about his beers. We were even joined by RateBeer's 2017 New Brewer of the Year for Japan, George Juniper of TDM 1874. We talked about beer and Japan and hopefully get to see him back in Japan sooner than later.
We met up with Brian & Chintya Doty to talk about their brewery, Sour Cellars. This brewery only does barrel aged beers in California using organic materials and secret yeasts. Join us as we talk to this wonderful couple and feel their enthusiasm for beers.
*Pardon the exposure of the video. It was an extremely bright day at the MBCT.
Swan Lake Pub Edo is a clean and stylish Japanese restaurant from Swan Lake Beer. Opening in early 2018, they specialize in tempura and other Japanese dishes. The range of tables is prefect for everyone from couples to groups.
Check out Taiheiyogan's page about Swan Lake Pub Edo Shuzo (Roppongi) for more photos, full details, and links to maps on how to get there.
We talked with Jeff Stuffings of Jester King Brewery to learn all about his beautiful beers as well as where he is located. We even had special guests George Juniper of TDM 1874 and Bryan of Sour Cellars.
We talked with Doreen and Jimmy of Cloudwater Brew Co to see who they are. If you plan a trip to Manchester, you really have to check them out. Watch the interview from the Mikkeller Beer Celebration Tokyo 2018 to see why you need to check them out!
This awesome festival was originally in Copenhagen and we went to Mikkeller's taproom in Shibuya to find out why you need to go. Tickets are still available but if you need a reason to go, watch the video as we talk with the people of Mikkeller on why it will be a great event!
We chat with the godfather of craft beer in Japan and catch up on what is happening at the Keyaki Beer Festival. Phred is a wonderful guy but unfortunately due to the huge earthquake in Hokkaido on the first day of the event, he had to change his plans about what beers he is bringing. Be sure to watch and see what he has today as well as what to expect for the weekend. Things may not end the way you expect it!
We talk with BC Beer Trading and get the low down on all of the great beers they are bringing to the Keyaki Beer Festival. We learn more about which Driftwood Brewery, Parallel 49, and Central City Brewers beers will be available. Also, see why we can't get Strange Fellows on tap at the festival. *Spoiler alert* it was just that good!
Taiheiyogan.com brings you Hitachino Brewing Lab in Akihabara and itis the first taproom in Tokyo for Hitachino Nest. They opened in the old disused railway station called Manseibashi that brings a warm rustic feel to their taproom. Join us as we take you on a look around so you know what you can expect when you visit!
Check out Taiheiyogan's page about Hitachino Brewing Lab for more photos, full details, and links to maps on how to get there.
We are here at the Keyaki Beer Festival out near Omiya, Saitama! Join us as we show around and explain everything you need to know about this festival so you can have a great time! There are tons of breweries and lots of great food. Make sure you head to the Keyaki this weekend or you will regret it!
Taiheiyogan.com brings you Mahollo Bar. Its a quiet and friendly cafe and bar. With great food and drinks from Chichibu Beer, you can't go wrong with a break at Mahollo Bar. Join us as we take a look around the shop and tell you all you need to know before you visit!
Taiheiyogan.com brings you the final interview with Shoko Kanayama, the head brewer and CEO of Sakaduki Brewing.
In part 4, we talk to Shoko about women in the beer industry as well as how Sakaduki has grown from its humble beginnings and the future plans for Sakaduki. Join us as we see Shoko's enthusiasm for making beer! As like the other interviews, our Youtube channel has subtitles for this interview too.
Taiheiyogan.com brings you Sakaduki Brewery, a very community oriented brewpub in Kita Senju, Tokyo. Join us as Shoko Kaneyama takes us on a tour of Sakaduki Brewery so you know what to expect before you visit!
Check out Taiheiyogan's page about Sakduki Brewery for more photos, full details, and links to maps on how to get there.
Not sure what will go well with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further than the Backyard Beer Tastings! Here in Episode 6, Beer Coaster Tony is joined by his two cousins, Kelly and Katie as they try the Goose Island Sofie. Happy Thanksgiving from the Beer Coasters Podcast! Make sure to visit: Goose Island Beer Co. Sofie http://www.gooseisland.com/beer/sofie.html
We borrowed Tomas Rehak of Ebina Beer and Jiri Kotynek (Kochas) of Nihonkai Club from their duties at the Japan Brewers Cup 2018 to see if they could find their own Pilsner beers in a blind taste test. Both had cups of Pilsners that they made and they had to figure out which Pilsner was theirs.
Beers compared: Ebina Beer - Pilsner Nihonkai Club - Pilsner
We talked to Horie Hata of Repubrew and his phantom brewer of IKKI Brewing, the newest brewery in Numazu, Shizuoka. Get a taste of what their new brewpub is all about and what you can expect from them in the future.
Taiheiyogan.com brings you Ibrew Wired and is the second shop of one of the most popular craft beer bars in Tokyo. We take you all the way from Tokyo Station to Ibrew Wired and let you know all about this fun bar with great craft beer!
Check out Taiheiyogan's page on Ibrew Wired for more photos, full details, and links to maps on how to get there.
It was a great pleasure to talk with Jamil of Heretic Brewing Co. and Albert of AQ Bevolution (importer of US craft beers in Japan) about craft beer in Japan and Heretic's beers. There are some great stories from both of them and you can tell how much they respect each other. Thank you to both of them for taking the time out of their busy schedules to talk with us during the 2017 American Craft Beer Experience in Tokyo!