Craft Beer in Japan

My friend Tomm Carroll has sampled the beer scene in Japan and I am jealous.  But reading this book might bring me closer. More likely, closer than I will ever be to Japanese craft beer.


Craft Beer in Japan by Mark Meli details the breweries, the bars and the ji-biru.  Along the way Meli has tasted over 1,700 and he has found out tid-bits of the beer culture in Japan as well.  Making it more than just a quickie guidebook. Right now it appears to be only Kindle version but all the better for those on the road.



Beer in Japan

Yes, the world of apps are crowded. I had my choice of 8 metronome apps and those were just the free ones. And yes, many apps have one neat feature that grows old. The vuvuzela app that I had for all of 2 days would fit that description.

But the Beer in Japan app (an offshoot of the website of the same name) is in a small niche and it is useful.

You can plan your trip and then use it when you are in Japan to take notes too! It doesn’t require wi-fi and it has coupons!