Japanese beer

How Much Do You Know About This Popular Japanese Drink?

It is no secret that the Japanese love to drink. With a strong economy and a recent history of importing and exporting to other countries, as well as having brews of its own, Japan has been able to provide its people different varieties of delicious and exciting drinks. Beer, nihonshu (rice wine), umeshu (plum wine),…

In Tokyo but Craving Okinawa? Check Out This Festival in June 2018!

Okinawa is a gorgeous group of Japanese tropical islands near Taiwan, famous for its white sand, clean beaches, a warm climate, and great food. Although Okinawa is only a few hours from Tokyo by plane, it isn’t always easy to visit due to schedules or budgets. So how can you get a taste of Okinawa…

Crazy for Craft Beer? Don’t Miss This Beer Tasting Event in Yokohama This January!

Traditional Japanese alcoholic beverages generally include various types of sake, nihonshu, and umeshu (plum wine), all with different brewing methods and flavors, as well as traditional and historic connections. However, beer is also a drink that is extremely popular among men and women in the country. Beer is usually the first drink people have at…

Calling All Craft Beer Lovers! Here Are 3 Bars in Okinawa You Have to Visit

When you think of Okinawa and beer, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Orion Beer. This is unsurprising, as they pretty much dominate the beer market here. However, there are a number of other breweries in Okinawa, and if you’re a fan of craft beer, it’s definitely worth checking them out. Here…

It Doesn’t Get Any Better: Suntory Combines Beer and Trains in Japan!

Established in 1899, Suntory Beer is one of the world’s greatest beers. Over the years, it has committed to providing Japan with excellent beer, and Suntory is always actively developing new products that bring new enjoyment to consumers. This time, they are introducing 15 limited-edition cans displaying ‘shinkansen’ trains which are sold all over the…

Mr Kanso: Weird and Tasty Canned Food to Compliment Good Japanese Beer!

Who knew that a bar that only sold canned food could be so popular? There are many canned food bars in Japan, but the most prominent of them all is Mr. Kanso with many branches spanning all over Japan. Mr. Kanso is the oldest canned food bar in Japan and was opened in 2002. The…

KFC Japan has Turned it Up a Notch with All Class and more Deliciousness!

KFC is no doubt very popular among many people in Japan, especially when it comes to its succulent chicken. You can almost say that this fast food chain has become the embodiment of chicken in the country. Now add in a bit of Japanese creativity to the fast food chain with a single idea recreating…

5 of Hokkaido’s Delectable Must-Try Local Specialties!

Each area in Japan is known for a certain produce or confectionary, such as Ehime prefecture’s mikan or clementines, Aomori prefecture’s apples and Hyogo prefecture’s Kobe beef. In the huge northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido, there are several kinds of charmingly delicious produce that the region is famous for! 1. Yubari Melon hokkaidomilk.com/ Used in many…

Try These Delicious Michelin-Worthy Takoyaki Balls at Aizuya!

While Michelin stars are commonly awarded to world-renowned fine dining restaurants and hotels, the recently released 2016 Michelin Guide contains several restaurants in Japan that feature B-Gourmet or B-class foods. sharkingforchipsanddrinks.com/ One of the many B-class restaurants featured by Michelin for their 2016 guide is Aizuya—a restaurant that specializes in takoyaki in the Kansai region.…
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