Craft beer production began in 1996 after a change in Japanese law governing micro brewing.
Hitachino Nest DaiDai is a very unique beer brewed with peel of Japanese Fukure Mikan fruit. “Kiuchi/Hitachino” philosophy with highly focused notes of orange/mandarin, quite dry in the finish.
Tardif de Bourgogne [Origin and Description: Tardif de Bourgogne Hops is a natural variety from France. The USDA recieved their first sample in 1977, from the Institute of Hop Research, Pulawy, Poland. This variety is grown on limited acreage around the Alsace region. It is an aroma type associated with European Ales and Lagers. It is difficult to find on the market, and in commercial beers.
If you do come across some, try it out.] Hersbrucker Tradition