100 Best Drinks from Japan: #1 Japanese Sake
Sake is probably the best known Japanese drink in the world.
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!
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.
This Trendy Way to Try Sake Is the Bomb!
Spend enough time on an American college campus and you'll surely come across a sake bomb. So why is it relatively unknown in Japan?
Better Know Your Shochu
Learn more about the history, varieties and drinking customs of one of the most typical Japanese alcoholic beverages.
Fists of Absinthe Coming to TBS Digital
Absinthe, sneakers, swords, ninjas, and a whole lot of intentionally over-descriptive subtitles. Think Quentin Tarantino, minus the blood and F-bombs.
100 Best Drinks from Japan: #2 Umeshu
Umeshu plum wine is one of the most popular of Japanese liqueurs. It's made from a base alcohol such as sake and Japanese plums, and has a very nice, sweet flavor.
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!
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.
Goodness Gracious! Great Balls of Sake!
This revolutionary ice bomb is filled with flavor and excitement.
Japanese-style Onsen Around the World
Sure, hot springs can be found all over the world—but onsen are unique to Japan. Or are they?
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.
Heavenly Sake from Hokuriku
The Hokuriku region is home to many breweries famous for producing splendid sake. Let's take a look at some well-known Hokuriku sake we're sure you'll want to try!
Suntory & Nikka: 6 Whiskys to Die For
Forget Scotland—Japan is now home to the best whisky brewers.
Seat Orientation May Improve Station Safety
JR West has uncovered a simple solution for reducing the number of drunken customers falling onto its train tracks.
All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken for ¥100!
This fried chicken bargain is quite the steal!