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Who owns Kirin beer?

Kirin Holdings Company

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Beside this, is Kirin Beer Japanese?

Corporate overview. Kirin Brewery sells two of the most popular beers in Japan: Kirin Lager, one of the country's oldest beer brands which started brewing in 1888; and Ichiban Shibori. Within the happoshu (low-malt) category, Kirin Tanrei is the top seller.

Similarly, who owns Asahi beer? Asahi Group Holdings

Keeping this in view, what brands does Kirin own?

Its major operating units include Kirin Brewery Company, Limited, Mercian Corporation and Kirin Beverages Company, Limited. Kirin is a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) keiretsu. They own and licence many different beer brands. In 2016, Kirin purchased a 25% stake in New York based Brooklyn brewery.

Does Anheuser Busch own Kirin?

Anheuser-Busch has brewed and distributed Kirin Ichiban and Kirin Light for Kirin in the United States since 1996. The new agreement assigns Anheuser-Busch full oversight of the Kirin brands in the United States, while Kirin retains trademark responsibility for the brands.

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