AI Bartender Serving Up Age-Based Craft Beers
Electronics maker NEC has used artificial intelligence to come up with craft beers reflecting the characteristics of age groups. The AI analyzed some 300 magazines from a 40-year-period to propose beer tastes for people in their 20s to 50s.
Get Drunk in a Haunted House at The Lockup
Want to get locked in a jail cell, served torture-themed foods and drinks, and subjected to scary shows? Well we have the place for you!
Get Drunk at an Elementary School Izakaya
Whether you're simply curious about Japanese schools, or just want to get drunk in one, this izakaya has you covered.
Best Happoshu 'Near Beers' in Japan
Happoshu is a cheap, beer-adjacent alcoholic beverage ubiquitous in Japan. Here are 5 of the best happoshu to help you stay on budget while still having a good time!
Choya's New Kamakura Store Is All About Ume
Get to know more about Japanese plum liquor by visiting the brand new Choya store, just outside of Tokyo.
Rugby Fans Quench Their Thirst in Yokohama
As rugby fever sweeps through Japan, fans from across the globe are celebrating with beer—and tons of it!
Sake Brewing in Saku
Ever tried sake brewing? Learn how an ancient beverage can give you a glimpse into some of Japan's most enduring cultural traditions in the city of Saku, in Nagano.
More Beer at the Rugby World Cup
It may come as no surprise, but organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup are eyeing more beer production toward the sporting event to meet the demands of inbound fans.
The Newest Alcoholic Kit Kat Features Yuzu
Nestlé Japan released the world’s first-ever Sake Kit Kat back in 2016, and since then they’ve been infusing their chocolate-covered wafers with other popular Japanese tipples, this time with delicious yuzu-flavored sake.
Coca-Cola Releasing 'Demon Lemon' Across Japan
Japan loves canned coffee and bottled green tea. While you can buy Coca-Cola’s signature soda here, Coca-Cola Japan offers its own lines of those as well. Another thing Japan is really into? Canned cocktails! So Coca-Cola is expanding in that field too.
Gimme a Break... & a Beer!
In Japan, you can find Kit Kats for a number of different occasions. We’ve seen special versions for when you want to do some baking, pass an important test, and help disaster victims, and now comes a special type of Kit Kat for when you want a cold beer.
Gyoza + Beer Lovers Unite at Dandadan Sakaba
If you've got a craving for juicy gyoza and cheap beer, get yourself to the fastest growing gyoza + beer izakaya chain in Kanto—Dandadan Sakaba.
Kirin to Sell Japan’s First No-Carb Beer
Kirin Brewery announced Japan’s first zero-carbohydrate beer, hitting the shelves on October 6.
Fushimi: Come to the Shrine, Stay for the Sake
Most famous for the iconic Fushimi Inari shrine, Kyoto’s Fushimi district is also one of Japan’s top sake-producing regions. Be sure to make the most of your visit by taking a look around its historic brewing district. Kanpai!
Love Beer & Ramen? Get Free Beer with Ramen!
One of Japan's most popular ramen chains is making customer wishes come true, and offering up to five free beers when they purchase a bowl!
All About Japanese Booze
Japan is a country that has a pretty open attitude when it comes to imbibing! Whether you're hoping to slake your thirst on some sake or wind down with an award-winning whisky, Japan has bountiful booze options from which to choose!
New Sake Season, New Cedar Ball
Tenryou Sake Brewery in Gero, in Gifu Prefecture announces its new sake with a yearly event - hanging a cedar ball.
Drinking in a Bathhouse Izakaya
When you think of a cool place to hang out after work and get some drinks, of course, you think of a bathhouse! No? Well, we'll convince you otherwise.
Stuff your Gut at Gut's Grill
If you're craving meat and a lot of it, Gut’s Grill is the place to go. Between their 720 gram signature Magnum Steak and their all-you-can-eat-and-drink plan, you're sure to leave satisfied.
Japanese Cocktails for Your Online Happy Hour
Want to spice up your online happy hour with some Japanese flavors? These five cocktails are for you!