Usually when you’re pouring yourself a nice tall glass of brew, you wanna avoid the foam. But now Kirin’s like, foam is good, it chills your beer ked! And suddenly our lives have changed.
The variant, called “Ichiban Shibori Frozen Draft,” features cold Kirin beer topped with frozen beer foam created using a process called Frozen Agitation, wherein air is blown into the beer as it is stirred and chilled. The foam is very cold at -5 degrees celcius, which, according to Kirin, can help keep the beer below it ice-cold for roughly thirty minutes. Ichiban Shibori Frozen Draft is available in Tokyo for a trial run and will be launched throughout Japan by May.