Imported. Since 1876. Please share Sapporo responsibly. www.sapporobeer.com. Sapporo, the oldest beer brand in Japan. Sapporo, the oldest beer brand in Japan, was first brewed in Sapporo, Japan in 1876 by the German-trained brewer Seibei Nakagawa. From the beginning, Sapporo was a favorite among beer lovers - a crisp, clean taste they appreciated and an advanced brewing process they respected. This container is recyclable. Product of Canada.