Brewed in the UK by Shepherd Neame. Born out of a desire to create a beer that would compliment food, Asahi Super Dry quickly became the most popular beer in Japan. And with a population of 127 million people, that's saying something. Now available in over 50 countries worldwide, the refreshing taste of Asahi Super Dry, with it's 5%abv, has made a major impact in Europe where it's an established No 1 among discerning beer drinkers - including the UK where it is the top selling Japanese lager. No wonder it's been voted as a Cool Brand, by Superbrands Ltd, for 5 consecutive years.
In 1869, the new Meiji government set about developing Hokkaido, establishing a Kaitakushi (the national government Hokkaido Development Commission). Thereafter, over more than a decade until the post was abolished, many businesses were developed on this northern Japanese island. One of them was the brewing of beer. In June 1876, Seibei Nakagawa, who had recently returned from Germany where he studied the art of beer making, was chosen as brewmaster to oversee construction of a beer factory. That September, the Kaitakushi Brewery was completed. The following year, Sapporo Lager was born, prominently displaying the Pioneers' symbol, the North Star.
Kronenbourg 1664 is a lager with a noble history, characterized by its fine taste. Its golden hues and delicate bitterness come from selecting the best hops (the Strisselspalt), and the unique know-how of one of the French master brewers, for over 300 years...