Teenage Beer Brewer to Shochu Prophet
American Christopher Pellegrini has spent two decades in Japan, much of it on a mission to bring the delights of shochu and awamori, Japanese alcoholic drinks, to the rest of the world—through writing, podcasting, and an export business.
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These bottle covers are actually faithful recreations of suits of armor worn by famous warriors in Japanese history.
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Want a local watering hole in Osaka? As there are so many choices, each of them famous for something different, it can be difficult to narrow them down. We've done the hard work for you—here are our top picks!
Become an Izakaya Guru with These 6 Videos
Impress your friends with your knowledge of the ins and outs of Japanese pubs and the drinks and food served at them!
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!
Better Know Your Shochu
Learn more about the history, varieties and drinking customs of one of the most typical Japanese alcoholic beverages.