You Can Now Get Beer Ramen at These Restaurants in Canada
Beer Ramen took the internet by storm in 2018 and you can now get it in Canada! Check out these Canadian restaurants now serving Ramen Beer.
By Clara Jaide on Sep. 09, 2019
It’s no secret ramen noodles and beer are two of the most loved food items in the world. With the rise in craft beer and the many different ways to make a bowl of ramen, you can probably find a brewery and a ramen bar in every city. But what if we told you that you could get both, at the same time? While the pairing seems pretty unconventional, beer ramen took the internet by storm in 2018 and now, you can get ramen beer in Toronto and Vancouver.
What is Beer Ramen / Ramen Beer?
Beer ramen is a Japanese dish commonly made from chilled ramen noodles that are submerged in a cold broth made of fish broth. The “drink” is served in a beer mug and topped with a “beer-like” layer of foam made of egg whites and gelatine. Other recipes include cold Kombu seaweed, Naruto fish cake, Menma bamboo shoot, scallion, sweet corn, and more.
Is Ramen beer made with real beer?
No– beer ramen is not made with actual beer. The ramen noodles are submerged in a cold broth that resembles beer but isn’t actually beer.
Is there alcohol in Beer Ramen?
Unfortunately, there is no alcohol in ramen beer. So if you’re looking to get a buzz, this probably isn’t going to be the drink/food to do it. However, you can always grab your favourite craft beer and try it at home. (We are not responsible for any emotional scarring or damage to your tastebuds)
Where to buy Beer Ramen
Looking for where to get beer ramen in Canada? Currently, there are restaurants in both Vancouver and Toronto with ramen beer on the menu:
Yuu Japanese Tapas (Vancouver, BC)
Beer ramen is served at Yuu Japanese Tapas in Richmond for $15.95, with your choice of veggie tempura or deep-fried boneless chicken for an additional $2.
Guu Izakaya (Toronto, ON)
You can get a tall glass of beer ramen at Guu Izakaya in Toronto for $12.
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