Kura Beer Tei Kurashiki

Kurashiki Beer Tei as moved to a new location. Read about it HERE.   Kurashiki and especially the Bikan area are a major tourist magnet and I love to play tourist in my own town.   I discovered Kura Beer Tei by reading a tourist guide about Kurashiki while sipping a cafe latte at Cafe … Continue reading “Kura Beer Tei Kurashiki”

Kurashiki Beer Tei as moved to a new location.
Read about it HERE.

 

Kurashiki and especially the Bikan area are a major tourist magnet and I love to play tourist in my own town.   I discovered Kura Beer Tei by reading a tourist guide about Kurashiki while sipping a cafe latte at Cafe Mugi.  I think this little beer shop will make a lot of us happy.

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Westvleteren XII Trappist Beer

I recently  read an article in La Presse about Westvleteren beer which has the reputation of being one of the hardest to find beer in the world and I just had to find a bottle.

I recently  read an article in La Presse about Westvleteren beer which has the reputation of being one of the hardest to find beer in the world and I just had to find a bottle.

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Daisen G Beer

Mt Daisen in Tottori Prefecture is a pretty imposing mountain with it’s 1739 m, but the purpose of my trip to this sleeping volcano was not to climb it, but instead to drink myself silly  at Daisen G Beer micro brewery.

Mt Daisen in Tottori Prefecture is a pretty imposing mountain with it’s 1739 m, but the purpose of my trip to this sleeping volcano was not to climb it, but instead to drink myself silly  at Daisen G Beer micro brewery.

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Raku Beer

Where can you find a good pint of draught beer in the land of Asahi, Kirin and Sapporo?  I finally found a place to quench my thirst in Hiroshima city;Raku Beer is a great little bar where Japanese microbrewery beer can be found on tap.

Where can you find a good pint of draught beer in the land of Asahi, Kirin and Sapporo?  I finally found a place to quench my thirst in Hiroshima city;Raku Beer is a great little bar where Japanese microbrewery beer can be found on tap.

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Daruma Kushiage: Food on a Stick in Osaka

There is a special place in my heart for food served on a stick: corn dogs, lollipops or perfectly grilled yakitori, it’s just a great and easy way to put food into your mouth.  So it pretty obvious that I had to try kushiage on my last visit to Osaka. Kushiage or Kushikatsu is a … Continue reading “Daruma Kushiage: Food on a Stick in Osaka”

There is a special place in my heart for food served on a stick: corn dogs, lollipops or perfectly grilled yakitori, it’s just a great and easy way to put food into your mouth.  So it pretty obvious that I had to try kushiage on my last visit to Osaka.

Kushiage or Kushikatsu is a speciality of Osaka.  The idea is simple: impale some food on a bamboo stick, dip it in batter, deep fry it very carefully and serve it burning hot . It’s the perfect bar food!

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Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia

Finding beer in Japan is never a problem, you can even purchase a can of Asahi Super Dry in a vending machine, but finding microbrewery beer is often a challenge if you don’t live in Tokyo or Osaka. I found a new liquor shop in Kurashiki last weekend and I was really happy to see Hitchino … Continue reading “Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia”

Finding beer in Japan is never a problem, you can even purchase a can of Asahi Super Dry in a vending machine, but finding microbrewery beer is often a challenge if you don’t live in Tokyo or Osaka.

I found a new liquor shop in Kurashiki last weekend and I was really happy to see Hitchino Nest Beer on the shelves.   The Nipponia caught my attention with its 550 ml size.

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