alcohol

Japanese Twitter users discuss the fine line between having fun and being an addict

Turns out there’s a simple way you assess whether you’re a happy drunk or a dangerous one, at least according to one Japanese Twitter user.

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Get shaved ice and chiseled muscles at macho kakigori event【Photos】

Temperatures are rising in Tokyo, y’all.

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Here’s how manga hit One Piece is like sex, politics, and religion

Incident at Japanese pub shows that manga and anime can make for dangerous conversation fodder, depending on who’s in earshot.

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Akihabara’s new capsule hotel has a bar with craft beer and sake, hot spring-style mineral bath

Capsules are only the beginning of what this new Tokyo capsule hotel has to offer.

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Crazy convenience store photo shows the secret ingredient powering ancient Japanese festival

Tradition and community are great, but there’s one more thing this Nagano celebration gets a boost from.

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Tokyo KFC now serves alcohol with its fried chicken, including Japanese craft beers

The mix of 11 herbs and spices only gets better with the addition of 17 kinds of beer.

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Does Japan’s green tea white wine taste like tea, wine, or something else entirely?【Taste Test】

Once we heard about matcha white wine from Kyoto, we knew we had to try it for ourselves.

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Starbucks is giving Japan alcoholic “Frappuccinos”

Tokyo location’s new blended ice beverages have a kick, but not from caffeine.

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Learn to mix drinks like a pro with the latest app from the series that was BANNED in Korea

The latest in the controversial drink-mixing visual novel app is now available.

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Popular cellphone game Granblue Fantasy is making news for all the wrong reasons

It used to be all about the classy characters with awesome designs, but now the drunk sister is stealing the show.

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New whisky Koeda chocolates from Morinaga: almost as strong as light beer, much more delicious

We feel the effects of 3.1% alcohol just by eating a pack of the new premium range of chocolate “twigs”.

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Cherry blossom beer is coming back to Japan this spring!

Microbrew arrives in time for sakura-viewing parties.

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New canned sakura liquor beverage appears in Japan, courtesy of Suntory 【Taste test】

Sakura Sakuranbo aims to please with two types of cherry flavors.

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Suntory offers Kahlúa liqueur with a Japanese twist: Matcha green tea flavor!

Kahlúa, the sweet coffee-based liqueur, is getting a Japanese makeover from Suntory Spirits and will be available in matcha flavor!.

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We tried the new sake-flavour Kit Kats from Japan and they’re awesome【Taste Test】

Chocolate-covered wafers and Japanese rice wine are a winning combination.

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Nestlé Japan to release sake-flavoured Kit Kats this February

Now you can enjoy a break with a Kit Kat and a shot of Japanese rice wine all rolled into one.

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North Korea claims it has invented “hangover-free” alcohol

Another day, another wild North Korean claim, but is it science fiction, or a genuine scientific miracle?

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Drinky: The South Korean robot ready to share a glass of booze with lonely drinkers 【Video】

With this mechanical friend, you’ll never have to drink alone!

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It’s time to vote for Japan’s most beautiful butt! 【Photos】

Because it’s not like it can choose itself, is it?

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Don’t drink alone! Nine Japanese snacks to accompany sake that you’ve probably never tried

Step up your sake game and flavor by trying some of these with your next bottle.

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