Shizuoka Beer tasting: Yonekyu Mori Brewery-Fuji Sansan

Although most people even in Shizuoka call it Gotemba Brewery, the real name of this establishment is Mori no Biru Kojyou/”Forest Brewery”/森のビール工場!
It is owned by the big Delicatessen Company Yonekyu/米久.

They produce 3 regular brews, Pils, Dunkel and Weizen.
They also come up with seasonal brews.
This particular Brand, Fuji ansan/富士燦燦 is their newest drink which has just appeared in the big supermarkets in Shizuoka Prefecture.
They advertise it as a Pilsner tyoe made with water from Mont Fuji gushing into a well dug 80 metres deep.

Yonekyu Mori Brewery-Fuji Sansan/米久社・富士燦燦

Contents: 300ml
Alcohol: 5%
Water: Natural source water from Mount Fuji

Clarity: Very clear
Color: Golden
Foam: Fine. Disappears quickly
Aroma: Light. Bread. Hops
Taste: More solid than expected and soft at the same time.
Bread. Hints of oranges.
Both refreshing and satisfying.
Pleasantly lingers for a while.
Good balance.

Overall: An interesting beer satisfying both in summer and winter.
Suited to accompany meals of any kind.
Definitely better than expected!

Yonekyu Mori Brewery-Fuji Sansan/米久社 森のビール工場
Shizuoka ken, Gotemba Shi, Hodosawa Aza Sumiyakisawa, 1015-1/静岡県御殿場市保土沢字炭焼沢1015-1
Tel.: 0550-89-7611


With a Glass,
Clumsyfingers by Xethia
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Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Good Beer & Country Boys, Another Pint, Please!
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

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