Japan is one of the most exciting places in the world for anyone to be. Apart from being the third-largest economy in the world, they are also people who are advanced in technology and innovation. An important aspect of Japan that many people love is their local drinks. When you visit Japan, here are the most popular drinks you should never miss. The Japanese rice wine is by far one of the most popular drinks you’ll ever come across. Sake is regarded as the country’s national drink, , and it has been around for centuries. The drink is fermented from rice, and it contains 18 – 20 percent alcoholic content. Sake is very popular among the young and old, and it’s available for purchase in restaurants, bars, and other public places where people eat and drink. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Japanese people don’t play with their beer. Like most places in the world, the beer in Japan is made from grains like cereal yeast, hops, grains, and of course, water. As a visitor, you can order drinks from most bars and restaurants in Japan. There is a movement trying to make craft beer popular, and they’re making progress. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
This drink first appeared in the 1500s. To make Mugi Shochu, water, yeast, and koji mold is mixed and then fermented. Base ingredients like sweet potato, sugarcane, buckwheat, rice, or shiso are added, along with leaves from the mint family. There are different variations of the drink, depending on your desires and taste options. People who like something slightly bitter can go for the buckwheat shochu, while those who want a clean sweet taste should try the sugar cane shochu. Most people like to consume the drink on its own. However, other people may add ice, mix it with other types of drinks, warmed, etc. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Japan is naturally a tea-drinking culture. When in this country, you have quite a large number of tea options to choose from, based on many factors. Mugicha (barley tea) is one of the most popular drinks for anyone to experience. It’s common with women because it has plenty of health benefits because it helps them lose weight. Kombucha (seaweed kelp tea) is another great option for people who want to experience the heart of tea. It is fermented, effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink, which is not only delicious but also nutritional and healthy. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Even though the Japanese are tea-drinking people, coffee was able to penetrate into their society, especially since 1970. The idea of canned coffee is to make it possible for people to access coffee and enjoy themselves anywhere they are. You’ll enjoy taking these canned drinks along with Japanese citizens in cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs, etc. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Here is another very popular drink that you shouldn’t miss when you visit Japan. There are many flavors of the drink available in the market, including strawberry, grape, and peach. Ramune was invented in 1872, and it’s one of the oldest Japanese sodas available.