Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Japanese beer

Japan has a selection of beers that can be found in any supermarket, convenience store, or some vending machines.

Japanese beer is delicious and is ranked as one of the best in the world.

In 1853, the beer is said to have been first brewed in Japan by Koumin Kawamoto, a Dutch medical doctor, following a description in a Dutch book. In 1886, the amount of beer produced in the country exceeded the amount of beer imported for the first time.

Some of the most famous beers in Japan are:

  • Asahi:

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

In 1889, Asahi Breweries’ predecessor, Osaka Beer Brewing Company, was founded.

Its singular purpose was to produce world-class beer in Japan. Employing traditional German brewing techniques, the company introduced Asahi Beer. It was quickly adopted as a high-quality domestic beer and by 1903 it had become the best-selling beer in Japan. In 1987, Asahi launched a new product that sent him to the top of the market, forever changing the beer industry in Japan. In March 1987, ASAHI SUPER DRY was launched. This beer is sold in different presentations and sizes, it is the easiest to get.

  • Sapporo:

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Sapporo is a refreshing beer with a crisp, refined taste and a clean finish. The perfect beer to accompany any meal and any occasion.

Sapporo is Japan’s oldest beer brand, founded in 1876. The history of this beer began with the adventurous spirit of Seibei Nakagawa, the first German-trained brewmaster.

This beer has a stronger and richer flavor. It is also very easy to find throughout Japan.

  • Yebisu:

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Yebisu beer is produced with 100% selected premium malt and hops. The thick, creamy malt flavor is unmatched by other beers. Yebisu beers are very good. By using roasted barley, Yebisu Premium Black offers a crisp, light flavor with a deep malt flavor.

The name Yebisu refers to one of the seven gods of fortune, the god Ebisu. The logo shows the god with a friendly smile.

This beer is available in many places, but it tends to be a bit more expensive than the previous ones.

  • Kirin

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Japanese beer, Sapporo, Kirin, Yebisu and Asahi

Kirin is a Japanese company that is part of the conglomerate, the Mitsubishi company. Its main business resides in the beer industry and has 15 factories throughout the country.

If you like to taste good beer, don’t forget to try some of the delicious Japanese beers during your stay in the land of the rising sun.