Pictures and original article courtesy of Shizuoka shinbun.

The East of Shizuoka Prefecture honored at the Asia Beer Cup 2015 organized by the Japan Craft Beer Association!


The medal-awarded craft beers!


In an event featuring 276 craft beers by 79 breweries from 8 countries including China and Australia, 3 Shizuoka Prefecture Breweries were awarded medals:
Gotemba Kougen Brewery (Gotemba City) obtained a silver medal with its Weissen Bock in the Weizss Beer Section.
Izu No Kuni Brewery (Izu no Kuni City)was awarded 2 bronze medals with their Dark Latte Stout in the Dark Ale Section and Pilsner in the Free Style Section.
Orache Brewery )Kannami, Mishima City) got a bronze medal with its Kaze no Tani Beer Pilsner in the Light Lager Section.

Great PR for Shizuoka Craft beers in a Prefecture housing no less than 12 micro breweries (4th in Japan)!


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Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

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