BeerTengoku Competition Information

Japanese Craft Beer

FREE BEER!! Now we have your attention. From January 1st, BeerTengoku is going to be running a competition where you can win  6 free beers simply by liking and sharing our content. There are some rules to it though. 1) Everyone is welcome to participate in it, but we can only ship the beers to Japan due to customs. If …

Craft Beer Kichijoji Tour 2014

Craft Beer Kichijoji

It seems even the trendy area of Kichojoji, the number one place where people want to live, is getting in on the craft beer scene with Craft Beer Kichijoji Tour 2014. This is the first year the event is being held, but the line up looks to be quite promising. Craft Beer Kichijoji Tour is not so much a tour, like the …

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2014

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2014

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida is different from other festivals as the hopping part refers to people going between different bars in Machida. The Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2013 was a big hit with four bars partaking in the event, offering up over fifty different craft beers for those willing to schlep it around Machida station in Kanagawa. Held on the 23rd and …

Craft Beer Nakanobu in Tokyo

Craft Beer Nakanobu

Another Tokyo Craft Beer festival this time in Nakanobu, Tokyo. The idea of Craft Beer Nakanobu is rather than drinking pints of the beer, you are given ten tickets where you can drink ten beers served in 150ml cups. Craft Beer Nakanobu is held over two days on Saturday 18th October and Sunday 19th October from 12:30 until 19:00, a sheet of …

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014 schedule

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014 is a new event to BeerTengoku, perhaps because it runs along at the same time as the Yokohama Oktoberfest. The main difference between these two events is that the Kamakura Oktoberfest is geared towards Japanese craft beer and Japanese food rather than German beers and food. As Kamakura Oktoberfest is a Japanese craft beer festival, the beers are …

Japan Craft Beer Awards 2014

Japan Craft Beer Awards 2014

A bit of a late announcement from BeerTengoku but this weekend has the Japan Craft Beer Awards 2014 on Sunday 5th October. It’s your chance to vote for your favourite Japanese craft beer brewery or Japanese craft beer from a shortlist of 30 breweries and over 100 different beers. Started in 2009, this event brings together some of the big names of …

Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival in Saitama

You wait all summer for some craft beer event then autumn rolls around and you can’t move for the beer festivals. Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival is held biannually, once in spring and once in autumn, in Saitama Shintoshin. Like other beer festivals it’s a pay as you go event with breweries vying for your custom, shrieking at the top of …

Coedo Beer Festival

Coedo beer festival 2014

Something to rival Yokohama’s own Oktoberfest, with Japanese beer instead, is Coedo’s one day only own Oktoberfest Coedo Beer Festival, held in Saitama Super Arean Keyaki Hiroba? Sound familiar? It should do, as that’s where the Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival was held back earlier this month. If you like our Coedo beer, then the Coedo Beer Festival is one you should attend. …

BeerFes Yokohama 2014 in Kannai

BeerFes Yokohama Atsugi Beer Stout

There seems to be a beer festival of some kind happening every weekend in Japan, be it an Oktoberfest, a Belgian beer festival or a temple tasting fair. BeerFes Yokohama is one of the perennially popular events, featuring most of the big craft beer manufacturers in Japan and introducing some exciting newcomers. A three-day event held at Osanbashi pier in …

Oofuna Beer Festival

oofuna beer festival poster

Alcohol and religion go hand in hand. From Trappist monks and their fancy beer and Buckfast Abbey and its lethal “tonic wine”, to those gigantic barrels of sake offerings in Kamakura Hachiman temple, getting plastered and feeling spiritual has been part of human culture since humans had culture. So, it’s 2014, and the craft beer boom is in full swing. …