Hoppy outside Japan!
What is Hoppy? It’s a beer… kind of. Made from salt water, barley, hops and yeast it has a light flavor similar to beer with almost none of the carbs or calories.
What’s that?? A miracle drink?? A beer with low carbs and calories! Amazing! Though there’s a catch – hoppy by itself is very low alcohol (.8%). Leave it up to the Japanese to innovate though… the way to give Hoppy its punch is by adding a large shot of shochu (50 – 70 proof) into the Hoppy giving it a 5% alcohol mix.
Voila – a beer that contains low calories, low carbs and is less-filling.
It used to be drunk by old men (as exclaimed by some Japanese customers when they saw it in the shop) but these days the young in Japan are drinking it for its retro cool factor. I suppose hipsters exist everywhere.
Liquid happiness in a bottle. Come try it out! 12 SGD while stocks last!
If you can read Japanese, head on over to www.hoppy-happy.com to learn all about hoppy goodness.
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