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COEDO Brewery Brewing Team Talks COEDO Shiro

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COEDO Brewery Brewing Team Talks COEDO Shiro

We spoke with the COEDO Brewery Brewing Team about COEDO Shiro.

BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe?
Lot of discussions and continuous improvements were made on this beer by the entire COEDO brewing team.

BC: What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)?
The elegant balance.

BC: Where does this beer’s name come from?
We chose the Japanese word for white for this beer as a way to capture not only its bright color, but also its distinctively gentle character that is at once comforting and unique.

BC: Is this your “desert island beer?”
Sure, one of them!

BC: Can you describe this beer in 10 words or less?
A light-bodied, full-flavored wheat beer with banana, clove, fruits & wheat.

BC: Do you know a story – or have a personal story – that revolves around this beer?
In Japanese COEDO (pronounced Co-Eh-Doe) literally means “Little Tokyo”, after the old name for Tokyo, “Edo”. COEDO is the nickname for Kawagoe (Ka-Wa-Go-Eh), a city in Saitama Prefecture Japan, located in the Greater Tokyo Area. Since before modern Tokyo, Kawagoe has been influencing Japanese culture through its fashion, art and agriculture. COEDO’s well-balanced craft beers carry with them the tradition and craftsmanship of ancient Japan into the modern era. The brewers at COEDO have honed their brewing expertise in the custom of Japanese artistry. The authenticity of the Kawagoe culture flows through the beer of COEDO like the sleeves of their famous Kimonos. COEDO is a brewery that has its roots in conscientious agricultural practices. Since 1970 COEDO has been pioneering Farm-To-Table produce and organic farming in Japan. Beer is beautiful like life is beautiful. COEDO captures the Japanese aesthetic of design, craftsmanship and taste.

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