Craft Beer Live 2017 in Osaka

Craft Beer Live 2017

Craft Beer Live 2017 is an annual event based in Kansai that celebrates the local craft beer breweries from around the Kansai area. Due to distance and time constraints, many of the smaller breweries in the area don’t attend other events outside of Kansai, so this is your chance to go along and try some decent beers that may not …

BeerFes Osaka 2017 in MyDome, Osaka

BeerFes moves down to the Kansai region in Osaka for a weekend for more beer and festivities in Osaka. Spread over three days from Friday 14th July to Sunday 16th July, BeerFes Osaka is also a fun and relaxed event; much more so than the Kanto versions. It’s organised in the same way as other BeerFes events across Japan, such as BeerFes Yokohama and …

Craft Beer Kyoto Festa 2017

Craft Beer Kyoto Festa

Kyoto’s best, well in our opinion, craft beer festival takes place on Sunday 14th May and it looks bigger than ever this year. The Craft Beer Festa Kyoto was first started by those lovely people over at Yamaoka Sake Shop and they have managed to outdo themselves this year to get even more breweries to come along. The only problem is that it is …

BeerFes Okinawa 2017

BeerFes Okinawa

Great Japan Beer Festival, Okinawa, also known as BeerFes Okinawa, is in its fourth year after proving to be successful in over the last three years. For this year, BeerFes Okinawa 2017 has found a new home in the Times’ Building. The event is open on Saturday 22nd April from 13:00 to 21:00 with last orders at 20:45 and the final day being Sunday 23rd April from …

10th Annual Microbrewery Festa in Hiroshima

10th Annual Microbrewery Festa in Hiroshima

The 10th Annual Microbrewery Festa in Hiroshima is going to be held from April 15th to April 16th. The venue is pretty spectacular as the festival is going to be held at the old Hiroshima baseball stadium, across from the Atomic Bomb Dome – talk about spectacular views with great history. Microbrewery Festa starts at 12:00 on Saturday 15th April until 20:00 and …

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BeerFes Tokyo 2017 in Ebisu, Tokyo

BeerFest Tokyo 2017

As soon as one BeerFes finishes, you’ve got one more coming up with BeerFes Tokyo, at The Garden Hall in Yebisu Garden Place in Tokyo, best known for being the main location to drink Ebisu beers. It’s also the original and oldest BeerFes, having started out in 1998. Held over two days from Saturday 3rd June to Sunday 4th June, it’s …

Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2017 in Saitama

Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2017 in Saitama

The Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2017 is the seventeenth one in what is now a biannual event held in the vicinity of the Saitama Super Arena; once in spring and also an autumn event too. Featuring over fifty craft beer companies and bars from Japan and overseas, the Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn is a five-day event, from the 17th May to the 21st May with …

Snow Monkey Beer Live 2017 in Shiga Kogen, Nagano

Snow Monkey Live 2017

Snow Monkey Beer Live 2017 is an annual event held at Shiga Kogen ski resort in Nagano, Japan. The event takes place over two days, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March and combines Japanese craft beer, which we love, with music, which we love, with snowboarding and skiing, which we also love, so what is there not to love? If you haven’t …

Japan Brewers’ Cup 2017 in Yokohama, Kanagawa.

Japan Brewers' Cup 2017

The Japan Brewers Cup Festival is an annual event held at Ōsanbashi pier in Kannai, Yokohama. If that place sounds familiar, yes, Japan Brewer’s Cup Festival  is held at the same place as the BeerFes Yokohama event. It is a three-day event; however, unlike the BeerFes Yokohama event, the Japan Brewers Cup Festival is a pay-as-you-go rather than a tasting session event. …

Oedo Beer Festival Autumn 2016 in Tokyo

Oedo Beer Festival Autumn 2016

The Oedo Beer Festival returns in Autumn back to its construction site roots at the former site of Tokyo Denki University. This year also has a special food theme with gyoza being the chosen one, so expect plenty of choices there (and also to stink a bit from all the garlic!). The Oedo Beer Festival Autumn is due to be held over two sessions, …