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
Tokyo Shimo-Kitazawa
April 1-2 (Sat-Sun), noon-8pm
Shimo-Kita Craft Beer Fest
Begun in Spring 2022, this small neighborhood event now has seven participating breweries and importers - Ushitora, Coaster, TDM 1874, Beer Cats & AQ Bevolution, DevilCraft, Tokyo Aleworks, and AJB. It will be held in the big open space in front of Shimo-Kitazawa Station where the above-ground train used to run.
Shimokita Senro-gai Akichi
Price: Free admission, pay as you go. Drinks start at Y600; reusable cups are Y200.
Tokyo Toyosu
April 14-16 (Fri-Sun), 21-23 (Fri-Sun) [weekdays 4-10pm; weekends and holidays 11am-9pm]
Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 Toyosu
The first of three Belgian Beer Weekend events this year in Tokyo, this one runs over two consecutive long weekends, and is held in the spacious and verdant Citabria Bay Park event space out in Toyosu. There will be 57 beers to choose from, including 10 new beers.
Citabria Bay Park
Price: Ticket books are Y3,500, or Y3,300 with advance purchase.
Tokyo Shibuya
April 15-16 (Sat-Sun) [three 2.5-hour sessions each day - 11am, 2pm, 5pm]
Hood to Fuji
A collaborative effort between breweries from Portland, Oregon, and Japan, the festival will showcase the results of 20 different collaborations. A regular ticket gets you 10 beers (150ml each) and one food item. One level up is the all-you-can-drink plan, which also includes one food item. Above that, a VIP ticket will get you an extra 30 minutes of drinking plus a T-shirt.
Shibuya Stream Hall 4-6F
Price: Tickets Y5,500, 9,800 (nomihodai) and Y13,800 (VIP)
Tokyo Aomi
April 28 (Fri) - May 8 (Sun) [11am-9pm (LO); first day 4-9pm]
Odaiba Oktoberfest Spring 2023
One of Tokyo's several multi-day Oktoberfest events, this very popular outdoor event offers German beer and a diverse selection of food and music, both German and international.
Cymbal Promenade Park Central Square
Price: Admission is Y500, which gets you a souvenir glass


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