alcohol

Awesome Tokyo cafe’s less-than-a-buck beer is so cheap it’s almost criminal

The name of the restaurant is Coffee Mafia, but it’s the poster for 100-yen beer that has our attention.

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Man crosses Japanese drinking culture line by taking mug of draft beer onto train

Japan is usually willing to look the other way about booze on the rails, but not this time.

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7-Eleven thrills Japan by announcing self-serve draft beer machines, then breaks our hearts

Shockingly, a Japanese company deems it’s possible for it to be too easy for people to get beer.

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Enjoy a free beer in Tokyo every single day with awesome monthly mobile app

100 bars and restaurants in and around the capital are part of bargain that costs less than two normally priced beers.

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Hyogo man arrested for backhanding cash register while verifying his age

Suspect was apparently enraged when his maturity was called into question.

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Legendary anime Evangelion’s creator and mecha appear in ad for Sapporo Beer【Video】

Hideaki Anno explains his philosophy of personal improvement while the giant robot from his signature series makes a cameo.

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Clear near beer is here! We taste test Japan’s new zero-alcohol, zero-color brew【Taste test】

Suntory wants us to drink its new All-Free All-Time at work, so that’s just what we did.

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Drinking party breaks out on Tokyo Station platform as Shinkansen delay strands travelers

Booze fans pass the time in a quintessentially Japanese way, while their younger counterparts opt for a more athletic method.

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Tokyo ramen restaurant has 50 kinds of all-you-can-drink sake, unlimited gyoza and fried chicken

The sake offer reeled us in, and with the dumplings and karaage, this downtown eatery now basically owns our souls.

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Coca-Cola Company releases new line of alcoholic drinks in Japan, and we’ve tried it

Hard liquor is a key ingredient in Coca-Cola’s new line of Japan-only canned cocktails.

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Why’s my order taking so long? Boss of restaurant mysteriously found dead drunk with employees

Customers shocked to find them lying on the ground intoxicated with alcohol.

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Two of Japan’s best whiskeys are about to disappear, and no one knows when they’ll be back

Suntory had to guess how much whiskey they’d need over a decade ago, and they guessed wrong.

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Japanese hotel has rooftop hot spring bath, unlimited sushi and alcohol, costs less than 80 bucks

Oh, and there’s also all-you-can-eat crab as part of the deal at this hotel in the coastal onsen resort of Atami.

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Tokyo restaurant has all-you-can-drink sake and all-you-can-eat sushi, and all of our love

Located not far from the Tokyo Skytree, this might just be our favorite place on Earth.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Japanese Whiskey

When you think of whiskey, you probably think – Ireland, Scotland, America, Canada… Probs not thinking Japan.

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Actresses and employees from Japan’s most prominent adult film distributor staff bar where customers won’t mind the lack of seats.

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Salaryman gives drunk female coworker a ride home, gets beaten into unconsciousness for it

Aftermath of company drinking session proves no good deed goes unpunished.

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Young Japanese women like alcohol more than any other age group, almost as much as old men【Survey】

But for many, their love affair with booze doesn’t seem to last.

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Alcoholic Coca-Cola set to go on sale in Japan as company enters the canned cocktail market

Japan likes its carbonated drinks with a kick, so here comes the Coca-Cola chu-hi.

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Goldfish style: The elegant way to drink shochu in Japan

Drinking method is beautiful to look at–and could help mask the taste of burning alcohol.

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