I'm not sure if this exists outside of Japan. Perhaps it does.
When I first came to Japan, I would always have my beer sans foam—I thought it was a waste of perfectly good beer glass real estate! Since then, a frothy foam was grown on me.
This photo was snapped this past weekend at a hotel buffet, where my family celebrated my father-in-law's, my brother-in-law's, and my niece's birthdays. And we did that with an beer-pouring machine.