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  • Miyajima Pale Ale
    Miyajima Pale Ale
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  • Miyajima Pale Ale
    Miyajima Pale Ale
    by Ewingjr98
  • Miyajima Pale Ale
    Miyajima Pale Ale
    by Ewingjr98

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    Doppo White Beer for Oyster

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 22, 2014

    Favorite thing: Okayama Doppo Beer's "White Beer for Oyster" is made in Okayama, but it is a natural fit in Miyajima, where oysters are so common. The uniquely and specifically named beer comes in a brown bottle with a white label that says only "Doppo," "Since 1995," "The Pioneer of Japanese Microbrewery," and "White Beer for Oyster" in English. I'm assuming the beer is intended for people to consume while eating oyster, not for feeding to the delicious farm-raised oysters of the area around Miyajima. In Europe oysters are often paired with dry white wine, so the Doppo Brewery decided to try pairing oysters with dry white beer.

    The light, white beer is a wheat beer, with a richness and acidity that really does pair well with grilled oysters. Not a bad beer.

    3.5 out of 5 stars.

    Okayama Doppo Beer is from Okayama Prefecture, and it is made by the Miyashita Sake Brewery. The sake business was started in 1915, and this company began making beer in 1995, as one of Japan's first craft beer brewers.

    Address: 184 Nishigawara, Okayama-shi, Okayama, Japan 703-8258
    Telephone: +81-86-272-5594
    Website: http://www.optic.or.jp/navi_company/com/p/e_company_detail/index/1156.html

    Beer for Oyster! Beer for Oyster Doppo Dunkel Doppo Beer Doppo Weizen

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    Miyajima Beer Itsukushima Ginger Beer

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 22, 2014

    Favorite thing: Miyajima Beer Itsukushima Ginger Beer is , according to Untappd,brewed by Miyajima Beer. During a visit to Miyajima in November 2014, I found and tasted this unique beer. Itsukushima Ginger comes in a bottle with a cartoon of the torii gate of Miyajima. This is a very good beer brewed with ginger.

    The Miyajima label beers are contracted to two other Japanese breweries to produce: the Chitei Ryoko Brewery in Osaka and Niigata Beer in Niigata. This beer company was established in 2010, and they offer mostly German style beers including dunkel, pilsner, weizen, kolsch, weizenbock, and pale ale.

    4 out of 5 stars.

    Address: 459-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
    Website: http://www.miyajima-beer.com/
    Telephone: 080-3401-3984

    Itsukushima Ginger Itsukushima Ginger Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Pale Ale

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    Miyajima Beer Pilsner

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 22, 2014

    Favorite thing: During a recent visit to Miyajima, I found Miyajima Brewery's Pilsner. The beer comes in a bottle featuring the fall leaves of Miyajma over an orange flash where the beer style is printed. I drank this beer from the bottle, so I didn't see the color of the beer beer or head, but the beer itself was a good crisp pilsner with hints of wheat and a sharp, hoppy finish. After the Caramel Blond, this was my favorite beer from Miyajima.

    The Miyajima label beers are contracted to two other Japanese breweries to produce: the Chitei Ryoko Brewery in Osaka and Niigata Beer in Niigata. This beer company was established in 2010, and they offer mostly German style beers including dunkel, pilsner, weizen, kolsch, weizenbock, and pale ale.

    3.5 out of 5 stars.

    Address: 459-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
    Website: http://www.miyajima-beer.com/
    Telephone: 080-3401-3984

    Miyajima Pilsner Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Caramel Blond

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    Miyajima Beer Pale Ale

    by Ewingjr98 Written Dec 21, 2014

    Favorite thing: During a recent visit to Miyajima, I found Miyajima Brewery's Pale Ale, a rather bland, unimpressive beer. The beer comes in a bottle with the standard label of the Miyajima Shrine's torii gate. I drank this beer from the bottle, so I didn't get a look at the beer, but it was oddly flavored, with hints of sweet syrup, grass, fruit and other flavors that shouldn't be mixed . Easily my least favorite beer of the five I had in Miyajima.

    The Miyajima label beers are contracted to two other Japanese breweries to produce: the Chitei Ryoko Brewery in Osaka and Niigata Beer in Niigata. This beer company was established in 2010, and they offer mostly German style beers including dunkel, pilsner, weizen, kolsch, weizenbock, and pale ale.

    2 out of 5 stars.

    Address: 459-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
    Website: http://www.miyajima-beer.com/
    Telephone: 080-3401-3984

    Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Pilsner

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    Miyajima Beer Caramel Blond

    by Ewingjr98 Updated Dec 21, 2014

    Favorite thing: Miyajima Beer Caramel Blond is a smooth easy drinking beer from Miyajima Brewery. The Miyajima label beers are contracted to two other Japanese breweries to produce: the Chitei Ryoko Brewery in Osaka and Niigata Beer in Niigata. This beer company was established in 2010, and they offer mostly German style beers including dunkel, pilsner, weizen, kolsch, weizenbock, and pale ale.

    During a recent visit to Miyajima, I found the Caramel Blond. This seems to be a relatively new beer for this brewery, since it hasn't even been listed on RateBeer.com as of December 2014. The beer comes in a bottle with the standard label of the Miyajima Shrine's torii gate, and it also seems to be the only variety of Miyajima Beer that is sold in cans. I drank this beer from the bottle, so I didn't get a look at the beer, but it was smooth and slightly sweet. A very refreshing, drinkable beer. Also my favorite of the three Miyajima Beers I tried during this visit.

    4 out of 5 stars.

    Address: 459-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
    Website: http://www.miyajima-beer.com/
    Telephone: 080-3401-3984

    Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Caramel Blond Miyajima Pale Ale Miyajima Pilsner

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    Sacred Miyajima - under construction

    by Toshioohsako Updated Nov 29, 2010

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    Favorite thing: The shrines and temples area really beautiful and abundant. The nature is superb an all seasons. The autumn is special with golden maple tree leaves all around the island. The sea is calm and beautiful.

    Fondest memory: The harmony of the blue sea, shrines and temples as well as beautiful nature and living quarters.

    main shopping From the ferry Tourists Magnificent sun set

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    See the Itsukushima Shrine at Night!

    by DeltaBlue Written Jun 7, 2003

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    Favorite thing: You must see the shrine lit up at night. It is one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen.

    Fondest memory: My fondest memory is seeing Miyajima Island for the first time with my new friends from the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program trip!

    My friends and me at the Itsukushima Shrine
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    • Trains
    • Museum Visits

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    Deer and plastic bag

    by bebejepang Written Aug 2, 2008

    Favorite thing: The deer here is naughty... they will come to you and take your plastic bag, especially if there is food inside. so just be careful ^-^

    the deer is eating my fan...

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    The Deer are desensitized

    by KevinMichael Updated Feb 14, 2005

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    Favorite thing: There are lots of deer roaming about and they are not afraid of strangers. Likely, they`ll hope that you have something for them. They will run, however, if startled.

    Not so timid
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    • Arts and Culture

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    At the top

    by bennieofzo Written Aug 31, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Walk around on the island and view the temples and shrines. Try oysters for lunch.

    Fondest memory: Sitting at the top of Misenyama and take a look at the bay of Hiroshima.

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