This brewery is located in Aki City, Kochi Prefecture, where the Akano
River and its renowned sweetfish can also be found. A relatively small
brewery, they bring a playful and adventurous spirit to their craft. Some
might have you believe that the name Aki Tora – ‘The Tiger of Aki’ –
derives from the Hanshin Tigers baseball team, who use Aki City as a
spring training ground, but don’t be fooled. The name actually derives
from Aki Kunitora, a feudal lord with a fiery history who once resided in
the local castle.
Rich tropical aroma with notes of mango and banana. Quite voluminous
with a full body yet has a clean, peppery dry finish.
The sip is agile and voluptuous at the same time thanks to the soft,
almost glyceric notes, the freshness, the sapidity and the umami. And a