Kyoto Brewing Co.

一意専心 (Ichii Senshin)


One of the most inspiring things about the craft beer industry is the dedication and devotion its members show their products. While this is an obvious necessity on the part of the brewer, you see it when interacting with people in this industry no matter what their job: tour guide, accountant, sales rep, bar staff. Its hard to think of too many other industries where this is the case, so when we came across the Japanese idiom Ichii Senshin, often translated as "single-minded dedication," we thought it perfectly described the way these people approach their craft.

This beer brings together the best aspects from our two favorite brewing traditions: America and Belgium. Craft beer in America has sparked a reawakening of beer lovers across the world, mainly driven by bold and bitter hop flavors. Belgium has always produced beers of amazing depth and complexity thanks in large part to the unique character of its yeast. For Ichii Senshin, using these two ingredients together creates a Belgian IPA that blends fruity and citrusy hop character with earthy and spicy yeast flavors without being overly bitter.

Style: Belgian IPA

Malt Bill:
Pilsner Malt, Maris Otter, Malted Wheat

Bittering: Warrior
Flavour/Aroma: Chinook, Styrian Goldings, Willamette, Centennial

Yeast: Belgian Ardennes

ABV: 6.5%

IBU: 54

Gas Volumes: 2.5

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