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Sapporo Lager Beer (2016)

Japanese Name: サッポロ ラガービール Brewer: Sapporo Release: Nov. 22, 2016 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥223 @FamilyMart

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Japanese Beer Package Designs for Autumn

Quite a few beers were released for the 2016 Autumn season. Although the leaves have yet to turn color in Japan, the Big Four has moved on to their winter releases and so must the Beers of Japan blog. So … Continue reading

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Kirin Akiaji Tannou

Japanese Name: キリン 秋味 堪能 Brewer: Kirin Release: Aug. 23, 2016 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 7% Purchase Price: ¥267 305mL bottle @Aeon

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Orion Draft Beer (2015 Aeon Limited Can)

Japanese Name: オリオン 生ビール Brewer: Orion Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 5% Purchase Price: ¥183 @Aeon

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2015 Asahi Super Dry Special Package

Arriving for the 2015 hanami season, Asahi pulled out all the stops for the boldest package design yet. Forgoing the usual silver dress, this can is decked out in sakura pink and is sure to appeal to the beer buying … Continue reading

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Sapporo Mugi to Hop Commemorative Can

The City of Kanazawa, in Ishikawa Prefecture has been in the news quite often as the opening of the new Hokuriku Shinkansen line approaches. To commemorate this event, Sapporo has released this new can design featuring an illustration of the … Continue reading

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Kirin Akiaji (2014)

Japanese Name: キリン 秋味 Brewer: Kirin Release: Aug. 19, 2014 Type: Japanese Beer (ビール) Alcohol: 6% Purchase Price: ¥189 @Aeon Tasting Notes: Although it’s still summer, the “Big 4” Japanese brewers feel the need to bring autumn early each and every … Continue reading

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Asahi Super Dry: STYLiSH BOTTLE

Here we have a specimen of Asahi Super Dry’s “STYLiSH BOTTLE,” in all its 320mL glory. While its stated “charm point” is the option to sip and recap, your average beer drinker will hardly have the need. Pop the top, … Continue reading

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Put on your bitterface, Suntory The Royal Bitter is back

Back for your bitter enjoyment, Suntory The Royal Bitter serves up some very nice bitterness in a can. Those who think the likes of the usual offering from the major brewers are for wusses, The Royal Bitter delivers as advertised. … Continue reading

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Kirin Tanrei Nama (Winter, 2012)

Rounding out Kirin Tanrei’s four seasons of package design is their 2012 winter version. A clear night sky with stars shining bright and various colors of snowflakes grace the can.

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