Category Archives: Beer Taste Beverage

TopValu Barreal Rich Taste

Japanese Name: トップバリュ バーリアル リッチテイスト Brewer: (Unknown Korean brewer, distributed by TopValu) Release: Nov. 11, 2014 Type: Happousei (発泡性) Alcohol: 6% Purchase Price: ¥95 @Aeon Tasting Notes: The newest addition to Aeon Group’s BarReal line is BarReal Rich Taste, a … Continue reading

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Sapporo Hyakunen Bakuga (2014)

Japanese Name: サッポロ 百年麦芽 Brewer: Sapporo Release: Nov. 5, 2014 Type: Liqueur (発泡性) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥105 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Sapporo’s Hyakunen-Bakuga is in its second year of release. The naming comes from the use of a special malt … Continue reading

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Asahi Dry Zero: Don’t blink or you may mistake the can…

… or at least that’s what Kirin Brewery Co. President Koichi Matsuzawa thinks. Japanese Name: アサヒ ドライゼロ Brewer: Asahi Release: Feb. 21, 2012 Type: Non-Alcoholic Beer Taste Beverage Alcohol: 0.00% Purchase Price: ¥118 @Jusco Tasting Notes: Late in the footsteps … Continue reading

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Suntory All-Free

Japanese Name: サントリー オール・フリー Brewer: Suntory Release: Aug. 3, 2010 Type: Beer Taste Beverage Alcohol: 0.00% Purchase Price: ¥148 @FamilyMart(conbini) Tasting notes: The white/gold packaging really has a soothingly strong  impact, and stands out saying, “buy me!” among the other canned … Continue reading

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Asahi W-ZERO

Japanese Name: アサヒ ダブルゼロ Brewer: Asahi Release: Aug. 3, 2010 Type: Beer Taste Beverage Alcohol: 0.00% Purchase Price: ¥148 @FamilyMart(conbini) Tasting Notes: Not only are 0.00% alcohol beverages all the rage in Japan these days, but add to that zero … Continue reading

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