Far Yeast Brewing wins Four Awards at the Asia Beer Championship 2020, including a gold medal for Far Yeast Tokyo White!

On November 18th(Wed.), 2020, the Asia Beer Championship 2020 awards were announced. Far Yeast Brewing took home four awards, including a gold medal for “Far Yeast Tokyo White” in the Saison category. In addition to a gold medal for Tokyo White, Far Yeast Brewing won a silver medal in the Wild Ale category for “Off Trail: Ume-kin’ Me Crazy!”, another silver medal in the Fruit Flavoured Beer category for “Kriek in the flesh”, and received a Chairman’s Selection for “Peach Haze” in the New England Style IPA category. 

About Asia Beer Championship

The Asia Beer Championship is an international beer competition for asian breweries. Beers & Ciders may be entered in any of the 22 different style categories. The top 3 beers in each category are awarded Gold, Silver & Bronze medals respectively. All beers that reach a predetermined level of quality receive a “Chairman’s Selection” accolade.

The 2020 competition was judged in Singapore on November 6th and 7th, 2020 with the results announced on November 18th in an online award ceremony. 

More details for Asia Beer Championship : Asia Beer Championship – Home


【Awards beers detail】

「Far Yeast Tokyo White」

Far Yeast Brewing’s flagship saison beer. 

Dry, smooth Saison boasting an aroma that is both refreshing and fruity, derived from a combination of esters and hops.

More details about Tokyo White : https://faryeast.com/en/far-yeast/


Price:Open Price

Ingredients:Malted Barlet, Malted Wheat, Hops, Raw Wheat, Sugar


Brewed at the Headwaters Brewery, Japan

330ml bottle / 350ml can


「Ume-kin’ Me Crazy!」

As part 2 of our Yamanashi Support Project, Ume-kin’ Me Crazy! was brewed in Kosuge village. We fed plums harvested locally in Kosuge Village to our barrel-aged wheat-strong ale, creating a complex sour ale with a refreshing plum aroma reminiscent of ume-shu.

More details about Ume-kin’ Me Crazy!  : https://faryeast.com/en/news/17154/

Price:Open Price

Ingridients:Malted Barley, Plum, Sugar, Hops


Brewed at the Headwaters Brewery, Japan

330ml bottle / 750ml bottle / 10 L keg


「Kriek in the flesh」

Kriek in the Flesh is a kettle-soured fruit ale made with sour cherry juice. We developed this beer in collaboration with our good friends at Culmination Brewing in Portland, Oregon. 

More details about Kriek in the flesh  : https://faryeast.com/news/16692/

Price:Open Price

Ingridients:Malted Barley, Cherry juice, Sugar, Hops


Brewed at the Headwaters Brewery, Japan

350ml can 



As part 1 of our Yamanashi Support Project, Peach Haze was brewed in Kosuge village. 

This fruit-forward hazy IPA was brewed with Fresh Peaches from Yamashita Peach Farm in Yamanashi City in the Kofu Basin.

More details about Peach Haze  : https://faryeast.com/news/16941/

Price:Open Price

Ingridients:Peach, Malted Barley, Flaked Oats, Malted Wheat, Hops, Sugar


Brewed at the Headwaters Brewery, Japan

350ml can / 15L keg / 20L keg

We’d like to congratulate all of the other breweries who also medaled in the Asia Beer Championship 2020 and express our appreciation for all of the participating breweries! With healthy competition in our industry, we hold each other to a higher standard and all of our beers improve. A Special Congratulations to Ugly Half Beer in Taiwan, Effingut Brewery in India, Outlaw Brewing in Thailand, NBeer Craft Brewing in China, AnC Brewing in Korea, and Jim & Dad’s Brewing in Taiwan, who all medaled in the same categories as us. Thank you for the stiff competition!

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