Tag: beer

Taste Test: Japan’s Clear Beers

Taste Test: Japan’s Clear Beers

The clear drink fad currently happening in Japan isn’t stopping at soft drinks. Japan now has two clear beers: Suntory All-Free All-Time and Asahi’s Clear Craft. Bottoms up! Suntory All-Free All-Time As previously reported, this one was released on June 19. It’s 0% abv, zero […]

Suntory All-Free All-Time: clear non-alcoholic beer coming soon

Suntory All-Free All-Time: clear non-alcoholic beer coming soon

Here at nomunication.jp we don’t mention beer very often, let alone non-alcoholic beer, but Suntory Beer’s latest announcement is actually fairly exciting: they have a completely clear non-alcohol beer coming out on June 19. It’s called “All-Free All-Time” and as the name indicates, Suntory wants […]

Yamazaki Whisky barrel-aged Master’s Dream beer from Suntory

Yamazaki Whisky barrel-aged Master’s Dream beer from Suntory

Suntory’s flagship beer brand in Japan is The Premium Malts, and since 2015 they’ve been selling their super-premium edition called “Master’s Dream.” Master’s Dream is made using triple decoction and Diamond malts from the Czech Republic. Now the company is taking the best of their beer […]

Asahi Beer wins design award for senior-friendly mini beers

Asahi Beer wins design award for senior-friendly mini beers

So in Japan, tiny cans of beer are a thing. You’ve got your regular cans at 350ml/12oz, and tallboys at 500ml/16oz. Just like the rest of the world. But in Japan there are two smaller sizes: 250ml and the miniscule 135ml. That’s like 3 shots… […]

Japanese Beer: Draft vs Bottle vs Can

Japanese Beer: Draft vs Bottle vs Can

Today I’ll walk you through something that sets Japanese beer apart from beer in the rest of the world. Whether you’ve just knocked off work or you’re looking for your second wind, a nice refreshing beer will probably help you on your way. If you’re […]

Tokyo Sumidagawa Brewing to launch 3 new beers

Tokyo Sumidagawa Brewing to launch 3 new beers

Back in 1994, Asahi Beer created a craft beer company named “Tokyo Sumidagawa Brewing.” It’s taken them over 20 years but they are finally releasing 3 different kinds of beer to the general public. The first question of course is why it’s taken them so […]

Tokyo Bay Nouryousen 2017 launches for summer

Tokyo Bay Nouryousen 2017 launches for summer

Tonight marks this year’s first launch of the Tokyo Bay Nouryousen, a beer cruise that runs in Tokyo Bay to celebrate the summer. Departing nightly from 7:15PM and returning 9:00PM at Takeshiba’s Passenger Ship Terminal, the cruise this year runs until October 9th. The Nouryousen […]

Amazon Japan releases Dash Buttons for beer & chuhai, leads world

Amazon Japan releases Dash Buttons for beer & chuhai, leads world

You may have already heard of Amazon’s Dash Buttons, which allow Amazon Prime members to order a given product from Amazon with just one push. Well great news! Amazon Japan has today launched Dash Buttons, and they offer the most options of anywhere in the world […]

Suntory announces DNA GLASS Project

Suntory announces DNA GLASS Project

Suntory has announced the DNA GLASS Project, where you can get a 3D-printed glass designed specifically for you based on an analysis of your DNA.