February 11

Cola Beer and Other Cocktail Delights

Saw these advertised outside an izakaya in Ikebukuro last weekend. For your happy hour entertainment:

RED EYE: Beer + tomato juice

SHANDY GAFF: Beer + ginger ale

DOUBLE BERRY: Beer + cassis + cranberry

PEACH HEART: Beer + shō-chū + white peach

ROYAL YEBISU: Beer + royal jelly + lemon honey

DOUBLE BLACK: Dark beer + cola

AMBER BEAUTY: Beer + collagen + white grape

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