Wakako Jo

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Beer-tasting growing into latest licensing fad

Business Jun 8, 2007

Beer-tasting growing into latest licensing fad

Their numbers may still be small but there is growing interest among Japanese men and women in becoming licensed beer tasters. Since a certification exam was instituted 12 years ago, more than 5,000 people have passed the test given by the Japan Craft Beer Association ...