Kirin Ichiban is the only beer in the world made from First Press Process and 100% malt. The combination of First Press and All Malt provides Kirin Ichiban not only rich but also clear and refreshing taste. Our unique First Press brewing process extracts only the purest, most flavorful portion of the finest ingredients. The result is a distinctively crisp, smooth, and full-bodied beer from start to finish. Experience the refreshing, refined taste of Kirin Ichiban. The kirin depicted on Kirin Beer labels is a legendary creature derived from ancient Chinese myths and is said to be a harbinger of good luck bringing serenity and prosperity wherever it goes.