Tag: strong zero

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: Kirin Hyoketsu fruity blends and Suntory Strong Zero Pineapple

Chuhai Watch: Kirin Hyoketsu fruity blends and Suntory Strong Zero Pineapple

It’s finally starting to feel like a winter here in Tokyo recently, and snow has begun to blanket the Sea of Japan coastal areas. Three new fruity and fresh chuhais to get you keep you nice and toasty early next year! Kirin has begun to […]

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: -196°C Strong Zero Green Apple, Kokushibori Pear, Honshibori Citrus, Hyoketsu Orange Cowboy

Chuhai Watch: -196°C Strong Zero Green Apple, Kokushibori Pear, Honshibori Citrus, Hyoketsu Orange Cowboy

More chuhais inbound from both Suntory and Kirin! Let’s jump right in: -196°C Strong Zero Green Apple is a limited release from Suntory, coming along December 19 at 9% abv. This is a season-limited release, so don’t miss it. Also joining the fray from Suntory […]

Chuhai Watch: -196°C Strong Zero Yuzu Double

Chuhai Watch: -196°C Strong Zero Yuzu Double

Hot on the heels of Pear Double comes another new Strong Zero flavor: Yuzu Double. Look for this one beginning for a limited time on November 28, 350ml/500ml at 9% abv. Yuzu is an awesome flavor so I’ll definitely be giving this one a try.