Monthly Archives: April 2012

Suntory Kinmugi Spring 2012: For the beer drinking densha otoko.

Wrapped in indigo shading, you can’t miss Suntory’s new genre brew Kinmugi on the store shelves. Like last year’s Kinmugi spring design, Suntory once again creates a little twist with a train scene. It reminds me of the area across … Continue reading

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Kirin Tanrei Nama Spring 2012: Sakura for good times!

In these tough economic times, Kirin’s got your back for your hanami gatherings. Tanrei Nama, Japan’s original “cheap beer,” sports a cherry blossom design in white, silver, and pink. If you don’t get out to see the cherry blossoms this … Continue reading

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Sapporo Mugi to Hop Spring 2012: Horsetails anyone?

Our second spring can design for 2012 comes from Sapporo’s Mugi to Hop. Spring growing horsetails, called tsukushi in Japanese set the foreground, while cherry blossom trees line the background. The back of the can has groupings of fallen blossoms. … Continue reading

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Kirin Lager Beer Spring 2012: Bring on the cherry blossoms!

The long cold winter has passed in many parts of Japan, bringing on the start of hanami season. To kick off this year’s spring can designs we have Kirin’s cherry blossom covered Lager Beer. In comparison to last year’s cherry … Continue reading

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