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craft beerHathor - Beer bar: Osaka Kyobashi
Kyobashi may be off the beaten track for Osaka craft-beer bar denizens, but this cozy neighborhood spot is worth checking out if you're anywhere nearby. There's a big tap list, including eight well-selected Japanese craft brews and seven mostly US imports. Japanese beers are typically priced at Y650 and Y1000 for small (260ml) and large (480ml) glasses, while imports are...
craft beerIchi-ya - Beer bar: Kyoto
Ichiya's spacious dining room is definitely a cut above your average beer bar, with stylish modern decor, comfortable seating and an invigorating musical soundtrack. Launched in August 2016 by Kyoto's Ichijoji Brewery, the bar serves excellent food and very reasonably priced craft beers in...
craft beerWorld Beer Museum - Beer bar: Osaka Umeda
With more than 300 seats and several different bar counters and table areas, this sprawling complex is more like a world-beer theme park than a typical bar. The place is run by a beer importer, so you'll see some unusual beers on draft that you won't find anywhere else in town, with a focus on beers from Czech Republic, Germany...
Festivals and other events
April 26 (Wed) - May 7 (Sun)
Belgian Beer Weekend 2017 Nagoya
Twelve days of Belgian beers! Over fifty Belgian breweries take part each year, and 12.7 tons of Belgian fries are consumed at this very festive multi-city event.
Hisaya Odori Park, Hisaya Plaza - Angel Plaza
Belgian Beer Weekend 2017 Osaka
Over fifty Belgian breweries take part each year at this very festive multi-city event. In general the beers here are a better deal than the food.
Shin-Umeda City (Wonder Square)
Belgian Beer Weekend 2017 Kanazawa
Over fifty Belgian breweries take part each year, and 12.7 tons of Belgian fries are consumed at this very festive multi-city event.
Ishikawa Shiko Memorial Park
BeerFes Osaka 2017
One of Japan's longest-running craft-beer festivals, BeerFes gives you the chance to try over 100 kinds of beer for a single admission price. Cheaper admission on Friday night; check the website for details.
My Dome Osaka
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