Kirin beer: a premium Japanese lager crafted with precision and tradition

  • Published on : 02/12/2023
  • by : Japan Experience

The history and heritage of Kirin Brewery Company

Kirin Brewery Company, one of Japan's oldest and most renowned breweries, has a rich history dating back to 1885. The brewery was originally founded as the Japan Brewery Company by Norwegian-American brewer William Copeland in Yokohama. In 1888, the company launched its flagship product, Kirin Beer, which was named after the mythical Chinese creature known as the Qilin, symbolizing good fortune and prosperity

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