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Craft brewing reawakens in Japan

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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Beer is Japan’s most popular alcoholic beverage, and three brands dominate the market: Asahi, Kirin and Sapporo, all German-inspired lagers introduced in the late 19th century. But smaller producers are generating an interest in ji-biru, or Japanese craft beer.

Japanese brewers are reinterpreting American and European beer styles, adding their own balance and refinement, and sometimes local ingredients, including rice and sweet potatoes.

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