You will find a lot of beers in Japan with fancy marketing. Some of the Japanese beer brands are consequently world renowned. Japan’s beer industry started in the 19th Century. The brands like Asahi,Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory are known to dominate the Japanese market. Here we present our pick for the top seven Japanese beer brands.
7. Yona Yona Ale
Yona Yona no Sato is known for its popular product “Yona Yona Ale,” an ale-focused brewery. The brewery is located in Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture. Ale is similair to a beer and has a different manufacturing process than generic beer and this is mainly because it uses another fermentation yeast.
Lager beer ferments at low temperatures and ale beer ferments at high temperatures. This difference dramatically influences the beer’s taste. Exception to Lager beer, Clean and easy to drink, ale has a deeper and rich taste.
6. Asahi Super Dry
The Asahi Super Dry is one of the beers that’s known all over the world and Japan’s loves it too. This beer is excellent for pairing with Japanese cuisine. The name Super Dry says it all. It’s a beer that has a light, bitter taste and a sharp aftertaste.
Asahi Superdry is Japan’s most loved beer and is well-known all over the globe. This beer is excellent for pairing with Japanese cuisine. The name Super Dry says it all. It’s a beer that has a light, bitter taste and a sharp aftertaste.
5. Kirin Lager
The Kirin Lager, a Japanese lager-style beer, is one of Japan’s oldest and most loved beers. This pale lager is the flagship beer from Kirin Brewery Company Limited. It has a pleasant grain aroma and crisp flavor.
4. Kirin Ichiban Shibori
The Kirin Ichiban Shibori is a Japanese beer with a distinct bittersweet flavor. It’s Japan’s most popular and well-loved beer. This beer’s name means “first pressing.” Only the first wort is used to ferment the beer. It produces a mild, smooth-tasting beer.
Don’f forget to try these beers if youre visiting Japan!
3. Suntory The Premium Malt’s
Suntory’s The Premium Malt’s is well-known for its high quality. It’s rich taste and aromatic smell is famous among the consumers. European competitions have awarded the pilsner-style beer with two consecutive gold medals. It’s trendy and easy to drink.
2. Sapporo Nama Beer Black Label
An excellent beer and fit for all seasons is Sapporo Nama Black Label, also known as the flagship beverage of Sapporo Breweries. Sapporo Nama Black Label comes from Hokkaido’s northern island. It is for consumers with mature, and distinctive tastes.
1. Sapporo Yebisu Beer
The Sapporo’s Yebisu Beer are surely be more expensive than other beers, however it is still a great beer. This beer is popular among Japanese beer lovers and foreigners. Yebisu Beer uses German ingredients and while making it, strict German guidelines are followed. This beer has a great aroma, rich flavor, and a clean finish.