beerIzumiya - Sake bar: Kojimachi
With its traditional wood-beam architecture, old-fashioned snacks and laid-back atmosphere, this long-established standing bar is a fun place to stop in for a glass of sake or a Belgian beer. The main sake list features fourteen labels from...
germanNEW: Schmatz Beer Stand - Beer bar: Machida
The half dozen or so German-style craft beers on tap at Schmatz are probably the most interesting brews you'll find in the Grandberry Park shopping mall. This mini-branch of the popular German chain, located in the middle of the "Gathering Market"...
craft beerNEW: Hitachino Brewing Tokyo Distillery - Bar: Akihabara
Run by Kiuchi Brewery, the sake brewer behind the popular Hitachino Nest beer brand, this dining bar is devoted to craft spirits, craft beers and premium beef and pork from Ibaraki Prefecture. Drinks options include ten types of craft whisky...
brewpubTokaido Beer - Brewpub: Kawasaki
A stylish, cozy backstreet bar located six or seven minutes from Kawasaki Station, Tokaido Beer's taproom is a pleasant place to drop by for a freshly brewed beer or two. Brewmaster Satoshi Tanoue serves four year-round beers and one seasonal beer...
craft beerNEW: Beer Boy - Beer bar: Shibuya
Run by the Craft Beer Market chain, Beer Boy is a rather basic standing bar serving ten taps of craft beer and a simple food menu. The taps are roughly split between more commonly found, budget-friendly domestic craft beers and higher-priced...
craft beerBeer Brain - Beer bar: Omotesando
Housed in an oversized hut on wheels in front of a parking lot, Beer Brain is now in its third location, moving here most recently from the Commune 2nd complex just up the road. Since there's no longer an outdoor area, it can get a bit crowded in...
Snow Monkey Beer Live 2020
This annual event held at a ski resort in Nagano is a weekend Japanese pop music (live and from DJs), and craft beer, along with optional skiing and snowboarding. This year eighteen Japanese breweries will be taking part.
Shiga Kogen Sogo Kaigan 98 Hall
Prices vary by event.
May 21-24 (Thu-Sun)
Belgian Beer Weekend 2020 Yokohama
Now in its eleventh year, this very festive multi-city event has more than fifty Belgian breweries taking part, while 12.7 tons of Belgian fries are consumed by visitors.
Price: Y2950 for a book of food and beer tickets, available from Family Mart on onsite.