Core Values

Exploration 

True inspiration comes not from remaining within the confines of what you already know, but venturing into what you don’t. We strive to continually explore new ideas and experiences in order to craft an inspired product.


Craftsmanship
Kyoto is a city built on a culture of craftsmanship and refinement, and we see the medium of beer as our connection to this tradition. We continually strive to develop our products and ourselves through attention to detail, improvement of our techniques, and furtherment of knowledge.


Ethical
Brewing by its nature is a resource-heavy industry in all respects, from growing the raw materials to producing, packaging, and shipping the final product. While it might not always be the cheapest or easiest choice, we strive to lessen the strain we place on these resources wherever possible by sourcing items locally, reducing water and energy use in the brewery, and choosing sustainable materials.


Engaging
We are inspired by those we interact with and take great pleasure in that the product we make is one that enables people to have fun together. We strive to always create products that capture and portray the enjoyment we took in crafting them.