Craft Beer Bars Japan
Craft Beer Bars Japan
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Craft Beer Server Land - Beer bar: Akasaka
Craft Beer Server Land is popular for their wide selection of reasonably priced beers (they have 31 taps). There's also a small snack menu featuring eel fish and chips, home-made bacon and corned beef, and pizzas. High ceilings and ample greenery...
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Crazy Craft Beer - Beer bar: Awajicho
Taking over the space formerly occupied by the Awajicho branch of Craft Beer Market, this budget-friendly bar offers over a dozen craft beers on tap along with kiln-baked pizza and small snacks, starting at Y300 per dish. Beers from breweries like...
Antwerp Port - Belgian: Tameike
This branch of the popular Belgian Brasserie Court chain offers a line-up of ten beers on tap and a big bottle selection, while the food menu features a typical Belgian lineup of frites, steamed mussels, and charcuterie platters. Draft beers start...
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Howzit Beer - Beer bar: Kobe
Run by the Zot beer importing company, Howzit offers several of their most popular beers on tap, along with a hearty bar-food menu. Beers on draft include Franziskanner Weissbier and Hofbrau lager (Germany); Brugse Zot Blonde and St. Louis Lambic (Belgium); Pike IPA (Seattle); and a couple of original....
world beer
World Beer Museum - Beer bar: Nagoya
Choose from more than 180 beers from around the world at this sprawling beer hall, including twenty on tap. The drinks list focuses on five beer-producing countries - Belgium, Germany, Czechia, the UK and the US - with several country-themed bar...
Beer Ma - Liquor shop: Kameido
The fridges are filled with hundreds of exotic imported beers at this third retail branch of a Tokyo-based beer importer. Unlike the first two standing-bar branches of Beer Ma, this one has seating, in the form of three small folding chairs next to...
Beer events
Saitama Shintoshin
May 17-21 (Wed 4-9pm; Thu-Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 11am-8pm)
Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2023
This major beer festival generally features well over fifty breweries and plenty of food stalls, and attracts huge crowds. It's one of the best festivals in the Tokyo area, and is highly recommended. For the first time in four years, the festival will be held outdoors again, with free admission.
Keyaki Hiroba
Price: Free admission, pay as you go
May 18-21 (Thu-Sun) [11am-9pm; May 19 4-9pm]
Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 Yokohama
Running for more than a decade, this very festive multi-city event has dozens of Belgian breweries taking part, while 12.7 tons of Belgian fries are consumed by visitors. Some 86 beers will be served, including 12 new beers.
Yamashita Park
Price: Ticket books are Y3,500, or Y3,300 with advance purchase.
Tokyo Hibiya
May 19-28 (Fri-Sun) [11am-9:30pm (LO); first day 4-9:30pm]
Hibiya Oktoberfest 2023 Part I
One of Tokyo's several multi-day Oktoberfest events, this very popular outdoor event offers German food, beer and music. This is the first of two events in Hibiya Park; the second round starts in early July.
Hibiya Park Central Fountain
Price: Admission is Y500, which gets you a souvenir glass
Tokyo Daikanyama
May 20-21 (Sat-Sun)
Keep Pouring Nippon 2023
Now in its fourth year, this "friends of Mikkeller" festival brings twenty Japanese breweries together in the courtyard of the Danish Embassy. Each brewery will serve two different beers per session, and your Y8,000 session ticket will get you unlimited beer plus a souvenir glass.
Danish Embassy
Price: Y8,000 per session (open bar)
May 24-28 (Wed-Sun) [4-10pm weekdays; 11am-9pm weekends]
Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 Osaka
Dozens of Belgian breweries take part each year at this very festive multi-city event. There's also a wide variety of food, much of it Belgian-inspired.
Nakanoshima Park (in front of Osaka City Central Public Hall)
Price: Ticket books are Y3,500, or Y3,300 with advance purchase.


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