Japanese Craft Beers
Here are our selections of Japan's best beer brands. You can download the beer labels as pdf files.
Hops: Bitter Hops (Names N/A)
Brewery Location: Okinawa Prefecture
Style: Rice Lager
Nose: Faint aroma of esters and malt
Flavor: Mild, clean, crisp, summery
Food Pairings: Japanese Cuisine, Boldly flavored and/or Spicy dishes
Tasting Notes: Nurtured in the subtropical Okinawan climate, Orion is blessed with an exhilarating crispness and a mild flavor. Easy and enjoyable.
Awards: 2011 Okinawa Prefecture Excellent Products Award
2014 Northern California Premium Sake Fest Best in the BEER CLASS
Profile: Founded 1957 in Nago, Okinawa during the American occupation of Okinawa, Orion Breweries began making beer in order to provide jobs to young Okinawan citizens and hopefully improve the local economy. Now, their beer has become #1 in Okinawa and is enjoyed internationally. To meet the ever-changing needs of their loyal customers, they challenge themselves everyday with "safety and security of the customer" as their motto.