Kiuchi Brewing (makers of Hitachino) have a limited created called – “3 Days.” The beer is actually a result of the deadly earthquake that struck Japan on March 11th. When the earthquake hit, the brewery was mashing in. The power was out for 3 days. When power was restored, the brewers attempted to complete the process – only to find that the mash had already started to naturally ferment. A beer created by the earthquake. Hitachino has bottled it, yielding about 8,000 bottles.
3,000 of these bottles are headed stateside in the beginning of 2012.
Style: Witbier, alternate fermentation
Availability: 18.6 oz
Limited to 8,000 bottles