Happoshu Beer – A Beer Advocate Tries Cheap Japanese Beer

Just arrived in Japan and decided I’d give the dreaded happoshu beer a try. I’ve had over 1,500 different types of beers (rough estimate) over the last 10 years, so when I heard of happoshu beer I decided I’d be best to stay away. BUT…. being in Japan and being an advocate of beer I guess the curiosity in me took over.

Happoshu beer is beer that is under a certain percentage of malt. If it goes over say 67% then it goes into a new tier. The difference in price for certain happoshu to “draft” or “Nama” beer is about $3 for a 16 ounce can or $2.50 for a 12 ounce can, but a happoshu that is under a certain malt percentage is about $0.65 cents to $0.90 for a 12 ounce or $1.20 for 16 ounce can.

There is still some cheaper beers out there I’ll try next but this time, I was mildly dis-proven about how bad happoshu is and how other people hype it up…. maybe I’m just getting the decent stuff?

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This was actually a pamphlet given to us from FFLC. Funny stuff like this is everywhere in Japan. Totally not politically correct for many tender footed Americans sadly, but that’s what makes it epic, this would be cry baby central for the bleeding hearts of America. It’s nice to see some straight up answers to things you know?




-Nihon Scope

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Nihon Scope In An Infograph

A Quick Overview of Nihon Scope in Infographic Form:

For more information visit our home page for our latest update/blog posts about Japan.

Take a look at a bit of what we write about on the blog, what our favorite activities are in Japan. Where we are living and how we are getting around while in Fukuoka. This is really a super simple infograph about Nihon Scope mostly as I’m learning to use them so I can better represent the information we gather while in Japan.

It’s taken us a long while to compile a lot of the information on this site so far, mostly because it has to come from hard research across videos and other website. I’m looking forward to writing about Japan from first hand experience moving into the future. So I hope to do that and be able to offer visually stunning infographics as well as first hand video experiences and possibly at times interviews.

-Nihon Scope

PS: Click on the graphic to zoom in.

 

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