Canned coffee in Japan

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For those of us reared on unrestrained diets of third wave coffee, Japan can be a struggle.

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Polite hosts will tell you that “good coffee” is available everywhere — on street corners, at train stations, and even in remote villages of Central Japan.

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“Look – good coffee!”

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Where!? Oh there…

Arigatou.

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So, from the lookout at Shirakawa-go, I soak up the UNESCO world heritage site and crack open another tinnie.
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Ah, canned hot coffee won’t scare me away…

Rob Dunlop