B at K5: Kayabacho
B at K5 Kayabacho: Beer bar

Brooklyn Brewery, now partly owned by Kirin, has opened a large Tokyo "tasting room" where you can sample freshly imported Brooklyn beers as well as some that are brewed here in Japan by Kirin. The ten beers on tap include Brooklyn Capataz (a barley wine aged in sherry barrels) and Brooklyn Rose de Ville (raspberry sour ale) as well as a brown ale, a pale ale and a few IPAs imported from New York.

You can put together your own tasting flight of anything on tap (Y1,000-1,200), and if you're in the mood to celebrate or just splurge there are a number of special beers to choose from. Black Ops (Russian Imperial Stout), Quintaceratops (Belgian quad aged in rum and bourbon barrels), Intensified Coffee Porter, and K is for Kriek (brewed with honey and orange peel and aged in bourbon barrels on cherries) are priced at Y4,500-5,500 for a large bottle big enough for a group to share.

The food menu is pretty much limited to tacos (with ten varieties to choose from), fried potatoes, kale chips and similar snacks. The basement dining area is relatively spacious, and the club-style background music is played at a reasonable volume that doesn't hinder conversation.

B at K5
Chuo-ku, Nihonbashi Kabutocho 3-5, K5 B1F.
s{3-5 K5 B1F
Open 4-10pm (Fri 4-11, Sat, Sun 1-9) daily.
Sun: Open Sundays


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