beer

Great news: New study shows beer may help curb Alzheimer’s

If you’re looking to stave off dementia, it’s Miller time!

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Get your beer in artistic cans featuring work by ukiyoe master Hiroshige!

This winter season, enjoy some fine Japanese art along with your beer!

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Tokyo’s Metropolitan Assembly Hall building is one of the cheapest places to drink in the city

All-you-can-drink beer costs just 600 yen (US$5.80), which will barely get you a single glass in many other Tokyo restaurants.

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New Suntory Japanese beer tells you what time to drink it

According to Suntory Japan, different times of the day call for different types of beer.

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Burgers and beer! Japan’s most popular domestic burger chain sells beer, wine at select locations

Mos Burger gives us one more reason to love it as we visit the Mos Bar in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood.

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Tokyo restaurant’s all-you-can-eat gyoza and all-you-can-drink beer starts at just 20 bucks

If you like delicious dumplings, cold beer, and having plenty of cash left in your wallet, you need to eat here.

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Akashi Brewery is now offering “Moe Beer” for your thirst-quenching, otaku needs

This new “Moe Beer” could be Akashi Brewery’s most momentous addition in its 300-year brewing history.

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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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New Japanese beer brings out flavours of Kansai specialties like takoyaki and okonomiyaki

The new drink is said to pair well with famous dishes from the region.

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Travel to Nakanoshima Station this month for a unique drinking and dining experience

Love beer? Love trains? Here’s your chance to combine the two for four special nights.

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New Suntory beer cans feature 15 different Shinkansen bullet trains and local landscapes

Now you can enjoy the beauty of a high-speed rail journey through Japan with this collection of exclusive picture-perfect cans.

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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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We try “The Dream,” Asahi’s new, purportedly “perfect” beer【Taste Test】

The beverage giant recently released this canned brew in direct response to consumer surveys asking the Japanese public to name its most desired qualities in a beer…

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Just looking at these beautiful edamame and beer candles will make you hungry and thirsty!

Who doesn’t love beer and edamame? But you can’t eat or drink these … because they’re candles!

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Party on the Seibu line! Rent a train car for your alumni buddies—beer included

All aboard the party train!

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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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Get Asahi Super Dry beer in a spring sakura package for a limited time!

It’s still in the middle of winter in Japan, but beer bottles and cans from Asahi are already dressing up for sakura-filled spring!

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Fish on new Yebisu “happy” beer cans changes colour when chilled

In Japan, even beer cans have cute details.

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Move over pumpkin, it’s time for some frothy apple cinnamon goodness … in a bottle!

It was only a short while ago that we were being inundated with all manner of pumpkin flavored foods and drinks in honor of Halloween. But now that October 31—and all the wild partying surrounding it—has come and gone, people in Japan seem eager to rush into Holiday Season mode, with Christmas displays and illuminations already popping up across town.

Alcoholic beverages are no exception to the trend, and today we thought we’d share with you a beer with a distinctly Christmassy flavor that sounds absolutely delightful. It’s the Apple Cinnamon Ale from Japanese brewery Sankt Gallen, and, for a limited time, the drink even comes in a special bottle with a beautiful Christmas label!

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Living in Japan: 10 “normal” things you won’t find here

Living abroad is fun and exciting; hardly a day goes by when something doesn’t surprise, humor, or baffle you. Living in another country also gives you a chance to understand your own native nation and evaluate the good and the bad from an outsider’s perspective.

So today we want to share with you some things that we miss from our own countries—that is to say mainly the US and UK—that we never realized we’d miss! Because, you know, they just seemed so normal, we thought Japan would have them too.

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