Japan-Korea collaboration, Far Yeast Brewing teams up with Gorilla Brewing. Perfect for the spring season! A refreshing flavor of “Laurel leaves.” “GREATEST NEIGHBOUR” hits the market on March 27!

A new limited collaboration beer with Gorilla Brewing from Busan, Korea, “GREATEST NEIGHBOUR,” will be released on March 27th, 2020. 

Despite the difficult diplomatic relationship between Japan and South Korea, we decided to collaborate through beer with the common goal of growing the industry and exciting beer fans. 

“GREATEST NEIGHBOUR” was brewed with laurel leaves, the material that makes up the laurel wreath, a symbol of victory and glory for the Olympic games. This collaboration beer is meant to symbolize passing the baton from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games to the Tokyo Olympics. As the base recipe of this beer comes from our Tokyo White, a Wheat Saison, the bottle’s label features a unique white gorilla wearing a laurel wreath. Please grab it when you find it at a store near you and enjoy the refreshing flavor of this laurel saison.

Gorilla Brewing, an up-and-coming craft brewery established in Busan, South Korea in 2015, exports their award winning, high-quality beers to 12 countries around the globe. A rising star at the Asia Beer Championship in 2019, their tasty beers are well worth keeping an eye out for.


Product specs


Release Date:Friday, March 27th, 2020

Price:Open Price

Ingredients: Malted Barley, Malted Wheat, Raw Wheat, Hops, Laurel, Sugar



Style: Saison

Product Type:Beer

Brewery:Far Yeast Brewing Genryu Brewery (Kosuge village, Yamanashi Prefecture)   

Format:330ml Bottle


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