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An Intoxicating Lesson in Japanese Colors

Call me slow, but I only just figured out that the product names of my favorite Japanese craft beer are unusual Japanese color words. Coedo Brewery, probably the biggest little brewery in Japan, produces five beers. I’ll share what I … Continue reading

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Hot Spots for Kura Spotting 蔵探し

In my Japan Times column of May 15, I promised a list of good places to see traditional Japanese storehouses, the generic term for which is kura 蔵. KITAKATA Top on my own list is Kitakata city in Fukushima Prefecture, … Continue reading

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