The 5 Best Japanese Beer Brands You Need To Know About
What would you imagine if you were asked what is the most popular kind of Japanese alcohol? Japanese sake? Japanese whiskeys? Some might even think of shochu (Japanese spirit). Actually, by far, beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage drunk in Japan! Here are the 5 most popular beer brands in Japan.
Japanese beers: The best 5 brands!
Generally speaking, Japanese people start off their nomikai (drinking party) by having some beer to their kampai (cheers)!
Nowadays in Japan, many kinds of low-alcoholic beer-tasting beverages are also available. Beer is a good complement to Japanese cuisine so people genuinely enjoy the taste whether it has alcohol in it or not.
There is a wide variety of Japanese beer brands. Among them, we have focused on the 5 major brands that are Asahi beer, Yebisu beer, Sapporo beer, Kirin beer, and Suntory beer. Each brand has different characteristics and an original taste. They are widely recognized as being up so of the best popular brands in Japan.
Even if you haven't tried their product, you may have heard of the product name "Asahi Superdry". The dry crispy taste is something characteristic of this one. For the one and only Japanese beer, give a try to Asahi Superdry beer!
Yebisu beer is a little expensive compared to the other Japanese beer brands. This is because Yebisu beer is produced in the most traditional way with only ingredients of high quality. They even have their own farm to produce barley only for the Yebisu brand.
This is the type of beer you should drink on a special day.
Many people ask Sapporo vs Asahi, which one is the best? It really is a matter of taste, but in terms of difference, the color of this Sapporo beer is slightly darker than the Asahi product. Sapporo tastes lighter and you can feel a brisk hoppiness. In any case, for a guaranteed good beer, look for the star label!
Its fresh clear taste is incomparable!
The Premium malt's offers you an enjoyable smooth foam that you've never had before when drinking a canned beer. Suntory even shares how to pour your beer into a glass.
Next, how about some craft beers...?
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