Imported $60 Stout Opens Doors for Japan Craft Beer Revival

Imported $60 Stout Opens Doors for Japan Craft Beer Revival

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Domestic shipments by the nation’s five largest beermakers, including Sapporo Holdings Ltd., Kirin Holdings Co. and Asahi Group Holdings Ltd., dropped to a record low for the eight straight year in 2012, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.