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Japan's pint-size microbrew industry getting noticed

TOKYO -- While it looks like last call for big Japanese brewers' mass-market business model, the party may be just getting started for craft beers -- distinctively flavored brews produced in small quantities.

     Post-tax shipments of beer by Japan's five leading brewers edged down 1% in 2013, falling for a ninth straight year.

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