Japanese breweries
Japanese breweries
Japanese craft breweries and online shopping

If you can't find much in the way of craft beers in your local liquor shop, don't fret. Here are links to more than 100 craft breweries around Japan where you can order beers online. We've also recommended 25 great breweries to start with, and more than twenty online shops that sell beer from various breweries, including imports.

Orders can generally be handled online, with payment by credit card, bank or postal transfer or COD.

[Note that web pages may shift and links expire, so if a link doesn't work we suggest you try the top page of the site, or a Google search.]

25 great Japanese craft breweries
Multi-brewery online stores
Good selection of popular US craft beers (in English).
Beer from Washington state breweries like Schooner Exact and Elysian can be ordered by the case (in English).
This site lists thousands of beer offers (cases, gift sets, and individual bottles). You can browse by clicking on the beer categories. Searches are also possible but must be typed in katakana -- which can be a problem with Belgian and German names. On the Rakuten site, you need to register once with your credit card information; thereafter, you simply need to log in and do not need to re-enter information.
Similar to Rakuten Ichiba, the Yahoo! Japan Shopping site offers a smaller selection of beers. Searches may be typed in and sorted according to price.
A good selection of Japanese and world brews
Six Japanese microbrews delivered to your door each month for 3,000 yen.
Wide variety of Belgian styles & others (German, UK, Irish, Dutch, Canadian, US, and various Asian beers)
Belgian beers and a limited number from other countries
Several great Japanese microbrews
Good selection from several well-known Japanese breweries
Online retailer specializing in Japanese and imported microbrews
Japanese craft beer, categorized by prefecture
Many Belgian and German beers
A wide selection of beers from Belgium and other countries (Japan, Germany, USA, Ireland, England, and Australia)
Japanese, European, and American beers
A variety of deals on several Japanese micros
Nearly 1,000 beers from over 40 countries
Japanese and world beers
Stocks many hard-to-find beers from several countries
Bargain hunting. Good luck!
Online liquor shop with a great variety of world beers
Other Japanese Microbreweries

Here are links to more than one hundred other Japanese microbreweries. Can't find your favorite? Try a search on Google, RateBeer.com, or beeradvocate.com.

by Nevitt Reagan, updated March 2015. [Thanks to Mark Meli for help in compiling these links.]
Nevitt Reagan is also the author of the beer blog Beering in Mind.



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