There's never been a more fun time to sample the nations many different beers and this is your personal guide to the best of the lot.
In this issue we look at the best places to sample beer in Tokyo and take on a guided tour of four of the best (smaller) breweries the countries has to offer.
—How to get pleasantly tipsy.
We go beyond sake as we look at the booming Japanese craft gins and the increasingly developing Japanese wine market. We also visit a unique sake brewer that not only is serious about the brewing process, but also grows its own rice to guarantee a truly exceptional experience. Cheers!