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How to Make it to the Office the Day After

We all like to eat and drink endlessly, but nobody likes a stomachache or a hangover. Here are four Japanese tricks for beating the post-party blaaaaghs.

Get into Seasonal Sake

There are roughly 2,000 breweries in Japan all producing their own unique form of sake—including seasonal, limited-edition products.

Protect Your Drinks from Pub Ninjas

These bottle covers are actually faithful recreations of suits of armor worn by famous warriors in Japanese history.

Baird Beer: A Microbrew Wonder

Taking advantage of its small business scale, Baird Brewery is elaborately and passionately creating a new kind of beer, while also showing great respect for tradition.

Suntory & Nikka: 6 Whiskys to Die For

Forget Scotland—Japan is now home to the best whisky brewers.

A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan

Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?

Japanese Sake Designed for Overseas Audiences

In a quest to appeal to foreign markets, some Japanese brewers have sought out an interesting solution! Instead of changing the tastes of their sake, they're instead looking to redesign our perceptions of it!

Don't Know Sake? Welcome to Sake School!

Take a short, comprehensive tour of how sake is made, what it's about, and how to thoroughly enjoy this Japanese traditional treasure!

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

A Non-Drinker's Take on Japan's Drink Culture

As a (mostly) non-drinker, The Japan Guy has a pretty good memory of what happened at the 'izakaya' last night. Here's his take on the whole affair.

Order these 5 Japanese Whiskys Online

From single malts made in the Scotch style to award-winning blends, Japan can surprise you with its whisky—and you can even get it online!

Sample Some Sake Before Your Next Flight

If you're in Osaka Airport trying to kill time before your departure, why not sample a cup of sake for just ¥100!

Savor Sacred Sake in Saga

The sake breweries of Kashima City open their doors to overseas tourists, offering a peek into how sake is made for one of Japan's three most prominent Inari shrines.

4 of Japan's Lesser-known Liquors

There is much more to Japan's drinking culture than just sake!

Better Know Your Shochu

Learn more about the history, varieties and drinking customs of one of the most typical Japanese alcoholic beverages.

Which Country Is Most Accepting of Alcohol?

You may be surprised to find where Japan ranks on how the world views alcohol consumption.

Sake-Flavored Kit Kats

Nestlé Japan certainly isn't afraid to break the mold when it comes to creating exotic Kit Kat flavors. The newest member of the chocolate wafer family includes another popular Japanese product—sake.

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

As the home of sake, Japan is also the home of the humble sake cup!

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

3 Top-Notch Plum Wines

For those with more of a sweet tooth when it comes to alcohol, plum wine is the liquor that can't be beat!

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