Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival 2015

Held over two days, from Sunday 20th September to Monday 21st September, Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival combines two days of drinking craft beer from across Japan with a line up of Japanese rock bands playing throughout the day for the fourth year running. A simple enough concept, Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival starts at 11:00 on …

Craft Beer Picnic in Osaka

Craft Beer Picnic in Osaka

  Apologies, since coming back from our holiday to the UK, BeerTengoku has taken its time to catch up with events and happenings of festivals and events. Craft Beer Picnic in Osaka was one of them that suffered. Held from Friday 19th September to Wednesday 23rd September, also known as the Silver Week holiday, the concept is quite simple; a …

BeerFes Yokohama Autumn 2015

Yokohama gets its second BeerFes of the year in September when the Great Japan Beer Festival, aka BeerFes Yokohama Autumn returns for more three-day drinking, coincidentally timed with Silver Week. This annual event gets bigger every year and this year is no different with over 200 different beers available for tasting. Held at Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal, BeerFes Yokohama Autumn …

Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn 2015

  The Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn is a biannual event held in the vicinity of the Saitama Super Arena; once in spring and also an autumn event too. Featuring over fifty, yes 50!, craft beer companies and bars from Japan and overseas, the Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn is a six-day event, from the 18th September to the 23rd September with plenty of …

Oofuna Beer Festival 2015

Oofuna Beer Festival 2015

The second Oofuna Beer Festival took place this Friday and Saturday. BeerTengoku schlepped up the near-vertical hill to the temple to check out if the Goddess of Mercy was smiling on the breweries in attendance. The forecast was for rain on the Saturday, so we were prepared for the worst; although it was overcast when we arrived at 12:30, it …

BeerFes Nagoya 2015 / Great Japan Beer Festival, Nagoya 2015

Spread over two days from Saturday 8th August to Sunday 9th August, BeerFes Nagoya is also a fun and relaxed event; just as much as the BeerFes Osaka event is. It’s organised in the same way as other BeerFes events across Japan, such as BeerFes Yokohama andBeerFes Tokyo. The sessions for BeerFes Nagoya are Saturday 8th August has one session on the Saturday, starting 14:00 to 18:00. Sunday …

Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2015 in Kofu, Yamanashi

Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2015

Craft beer, or ji-beer, which best translates to local beer, is celebrated at Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2015. It’s a week-long festival located at Kofu in Yamanashi, which is home to Outsider Brewing. The event in 2014 was a big success and aims to increase the awareness and knowledge of beer styles and tastes to the public. Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2015 starts …

Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2015

Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2015

We were tipped off about Sapporo Craft Beer Forest last year, just after it finished thanks to a reader (cheers Darren!) and he strongly recommended this year’s iteration, ingeniously called Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2015. In its third year, Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2015 encompasses nature and craft beer with it being held at Sapporo Ban Kei ski slope and is held over two …

Tanabata BeerFesta Toyama 2015

Tanabata Beer Festa Toyama 2015 Main

The biggest beer festival near the Japan sea is back with Tanabata BeerFesta Toyama 2015, the last one it seems too if the advertising is to be believed. Dwindling numbers and other beer festivals have taken over the reigns from Tanabata BeerFesta Toyama 2015 so get up there while you can. It’s held over three days, from Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th …

BeerFes Osaka 2015 / Great Japan Beer Festival, Osaka 2015

BeerFes Osaka 2015 Logo

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 17th July to Sunday 19th 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 …