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08.10.2011

New Japanese Beers for the Summer

This Summer saw the release of three new Japanese beers from the main Japanese breweries, Kirin, Asahi and Sapporo. Although only Kirin released a real beer.The other two opted for the cheaper option of beer-like drinks (daisan). First came the Asahi Blue Label which, inevitably, being a fake beer from Asahi, was pretty disappointing. It […]

07.21.2011

Kirin To Reopen in Sendai

Some more good news from disaster hit Sendai, after the news back in May that Asahi restarting beer shipments from it’s brewery in Fukushima, and Miyagikyo Distillery reopening it’s tours, it seems that Kirin Brewery Co. will be resuming work at it’s Sendai plant in September and will start shipping beer from there in November. […]

07.2.2011

CanBot! It’s a Robot…Disguised as a Beer Can!

This Japanese guy decided to make a robot out of a Kirin Tanrei Happoshu can!(Guess it’s better than drinking the stuff!) Pretty cool, (in a very geeky otaku way). He’s even hooked it up so it can be controlledby a Wii controller!

03.2.2011

Japanese Brewers Give Up on Happoshu

Ok, this news is a little bit old, as the Daily Yomiuri reported it back in January, but I’ve been busy and not had time to put this post up. Basically it seems that some of the major Japanese brewers, Suntory and Sapporo to be precise, are essentially stopping their production of Happoshu (low-malt beers). […]

01.18.2011

Recession Hits Japanese Newspapers – No Free “Real” Beer This Year

Update Notice : Looks like I spoke too soon with this post…check the update at the end for what arrived the following day. Last year when my wife re-subscribed to the Asahi Shinbun, we received a free case of Asahi Super Dry. When she re-subscribed for this year, she requested to receive Kirin (there was […]




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