A salute to you, fair carpenter…

bj bairdbeer mikanaleThis is cute one. Baird Brewers in Japan have released the Carpenter's Mikan Ale. Not only is this beer gorgeously unique, but it comes with a darling story to boot. They received the mikans (a Japanese tangerine-like fruit) as a gift from the Heda orchard of their carpenter friend, partner and mentor – Mitsuo Nagakura. "It would not be an exaggeration to say that he (Mitsuo Nagakura) is the complete embodiment of the dedicated, uncompromising and passionate Japanese craftsmen whom we so respect and whom we strive to emulate. The Carpenter’s Mikan Ale is our modest attempt to pay tribute to Nagakura-san as well as to all great Japanese craftsmen..."

Aw shucks, why can't everything be like that? In honour of beer & carpenters & Japanese humilty we offer you a video of a young Schwarzenegger eating huge mouthfuls of noodles...

posted 31 Aug 10 in: beer, blog, videos   ·   No Comments

Leave Your Own Comment.