Created in the seventies, COEDO is a craft beer made in Saitama prefecture, and more precisely in Kawagoe, one hour north of Tokyo by train.
The peculiarity of COEDO beers, is that they are made of Japanese sweet potatoes! COEDO was not always in the beer-brewing business, starting instead as an agricultural company specializing in vegetable distribution. Because of the nature of farming, many nonstandardized vegetables were left behind, and the company realized that it could turn some of them into beer.
Thanks to the support from a crew of German beer professionals, COEDO started, slowly but surely to make specialized craft beer that later became a wild success in different regions of the world. They have received many awards, including the famous European Beer Star and World Beer Cup.