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Japan is Making Clear Beer and Coffee Drinks
It only takes only 20 minutes to get to Otsu from Kyoto by train or by car. Miidera chikaramochi is one of the famous desserts from Otsu. The dessert is named after a historical event. What makes this story is interesting is that these two temples are situated on opposite sides of Mt. Hiei; Miidera is at the foot, while Enryakuji is at the top. So after a few years, Benkei did just that and brought it back to MIidera. If you want to read more about this story, you can follow this link In Japanese.
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Japanese manufacturers have been introducing new, clear drinks that taste like unhealthy drinks consumers love, the Wall Street Journal reported, perhaps prefiguring a growing trend in America. Ryo Otsu, who created a non-alcoholic, clear beer, told the Journal that "The need for drinks that people can enjoy without any hesitation is one of the reasons behind growing demand for clear-color beverages in Japan," Otsu said. Otsu's beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd. The concept was a flop among workers. Though Suntory advertised the product with the idea of enjoying a beer taste anytime and anywhere, office workers were skeptical about enjoying the drink at work and explained they didn't want coworkers to assume they were drinking on the job.