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Sennenichi Sake Brewery, Awaji Island, Japan

On a recent trip to Awajishima (Awaji island, a tiny island inbetween Honshu and Shikoku, just off the coast of Kobe), we stopped in at the local sake brewery Sennenichi to pick up a bottle of the local brew to take home. We were greeted very warmly and were very quickly invited for a mini-tour […]


Asahi To Restart Beer Shipments from Fukushima

Looks like disaster struck Fukushima is slowly getting back on it’s feet with recent news that the Miyagikyo Distillery in Sendai reopened it’s distillery tours, which were suspended after the quake, and newspapers yesterday reporting that Asahi Breweries will be resuming it’s shipments of beer from it’s brewery in Motomiya, Fukushima Prefecture by the end […]


The Japan Beer Times – Get it, it’s good!

There aren’t many magazines in English printed in Japan and only a couple of bi-lingual ones so I was very surprised and pleased to discover The Japan Beer Times, “The Craft Beer Magazine of Japan”, a free(!) bi-lingual magazine. It’s been going since the beginning of 2010 and is published quarterly it seems with articles […]


Sapporo Beer Advert – Legendary Biru

This fantastic new commercial from Sapporo came to my attention through the Mutineer Magazine blog, I’ve yet to see it on Japanese TV. Maybe I’m not watching enough NHK variety shows! (Thankfully I don’t watch any!). It’s a phenomenal live action/cgi trip through Japanese brewing history and mythology (I guess!) – including sumo wrestlers, geisha […]


Blue Beer from Hokkaido Japan

One of the bigger supermarkets around here (Hankyu) is having a Hokkaido Fair at the moment with speciality food and craft beers from the region. Hokkaido, for those that don’t know, is the northern most of the 4 main Japan islands, where Sapporo Beer is from (Sapporo city is kind of the capital of Hokkaido). […]

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