A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ASAHI

Fri, 23 Sep '22
___ Beer Hall (Tokyo landmark)
Thu, 14 Jul '22
Kirin alternative
Sun, 19 Jun '22
Japanese brew
Wed, 13 Apr '22
Popular Japanese brew
Wed, 1 Sep '21
Japan's largest beer brand
Tue, 13 Apr '21
Component of a sake bomb, often
Tue, 30 Mar '21
Japanese brewery