Tag: mogitate

Chuhai Watch: Strong Zero Plum, Yamazaki Umeshu Soda, Mogitate Apple

Chuhai Watch: Strong Zero Plum, Yamazaki Umeshu Soda, Mogitate Apple

Suntory estimates the RTD category will grow by another 10% this year! By far the fastest growing genre here in Japan. Of course there are plenty more releases on the horizon to help hit those numbers. Asahi brings along Mogitate Green Apple, slated for an […]

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Lycee, Hyoketsu Salty Dog, Hokkaido-only Nikka, and more

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Lycee, Hyoketsu Salty Dog, Hokkaido-only Nikka, and more

There’s been so many things going on in chuhai land, I’m starting to want to just drink chuhai and forget. This is the biggest Chuhai Watch since I started this site! Let’s get caught up. Asahi From Asahi first up is Mogitate Lychee, a seasonal […]

Chuhai Watch: Citrusy winter, cherry & strawberry, green apricot

Chuhai Watch: Citrusy winter, cherry & strawberry, green apricot

Although Dec 25-29 is a regular workweek here in Japan, things are definitely winding down for the year. Barring any major announcements I expect this Chuhai Watch to be my last post of 2017. It’s been an amazing year for the Japanese alcohol industry and […]

Chuhai Watch: -196°C Strong Zero Acerola, Asu no Shequasar, Mogitate Hyuganatsu

Chuhai Watch: -196°C Strong Zero Acerola, Asu no Shequasar, Mogitate Hyuganatsu

Three new chuhais recently announced, these should keep you warm as the nights get colder! Suntory is re-releasing -196°C Strong Zero Acerola, the cherry variation known for being rich in nutrients like vitamin C. It has a pretty sour flavor for a cherry, so this […]

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Oroblanco

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Oroblanco

Asahi’s Mogitate series of chuhais gets a new flavor next month: oroblanco. It will be coming on November 14 and only available until the end of January. 9% abv, 350ml/500ml!

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Sixer, Hyoketsu Apple, Horoyoi Mikan

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Sixer, Hyoketsu Apple, Horoyoi Mikan

Summer is over, and autumn is kicking off, so let’s crack open some new chuhai flavors to celebrate. Three new ones announced over the past week: Asahi is releasing Mogitate Apple again this year, as a limited edition flavor, from October 11 until the end […]