Kyoto Kuromame Ale
Hops: Hallertau & Nugget
Brewery Location: Kyoto Prefecture
Nose: Roasted black soybean aroma.
Flavor: Smoky earthy flavor of Kuromame black soybean
Food Pairings: Beef jerky, Sausages
Tasting Notes: This is a completely unique dark ale that is full, savory, smoky, and made with 100% Kyoto Black Soybeans (Kuromame), giving it a rich and delicious roasted flavor and aroma.
Brewery: Kizakura Co. Ltd.
Founded: 1995 (Beer) 1925 (Kizakura Sake)
Profile: One of the first craft beer brewers in Japan is Kizakura Co, a Kyoto-based brewery that's one of Japan's top sake producers. Kizakura started making beer back in 1995, using the same clear, pure water they've been using to make their sake.