Craft Beer in Japan

Oct 19, 2013

Craft Beer in Japan

by Elliott Samuels

As most beer-drinkers in Japan know, there’s beer and then there’s real beer. Mark Meli’s “Craft Beer in Japan” makes this distinction in the very first sentence, before setting out, in a little over 200 pages, to comprehensively look at Japan’s craft beer industry. ...

May 12, 2013

Trendsetting U.S. craft beers pour into Germany

by Michael Birnbaum

Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in due to a new surge of German interest in American brewing that’s upending a centuries-old relationship ...