Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest 2017

Kumazawa Oktoberest 2017

Every year, Kumazawa Brewing, makers of Shonan Beer, host the Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest at their on-site village around the brewery in Kagawa, Kanagawa from Saturday 7th October to Monday 9th October. Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest opens at 11:30 and runs until 21:00 with last entry at 20:30 while on the Monday, last entry is at 20:00 as it will close at 20:30. Tickets …

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. …

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2016 in Kamakura, Kanagawa.

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2016

Kamakura Oktoberfest returns in 2016, though it’s going to be slightly difficult to get to as it runs along at the same time as the Yokohama Oktoberfest and the Kumazawa Shuzo / Shonan Beer 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 …

Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest 2016

Every year, Kumazawa Brewing, makers of Shonan Beer, host the Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest at their on-site village around the brewery in Kagawa, Kanagawa from Saturday 8th October to Monday 10 October. Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest opens at 11:30 and runs until 21:00 with last entry at 20:30 while on the Monday, last entry is at 20:00 as it will close at 20:30. Tickets for Kumazawa …

Oofuna Beer Festival 2016

Oofuna Beer Festival 2016 Logo

It’s time to get drunk with the monks again! This year’s Oofuna Beer Festival is being held over the course of three days at Ofuna Kanon Temple (the big white statue you can see from the JR line)- from the 19th to the 21st of August. As usual, it’s 1000yen entry with one drink ticket, and the same breweries as 2015 …

Japan Brewers Cup 2016 in Yokohama, Kanagawa.

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. …

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Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest 2015

Shonan Beer by Kumazawa Brewing

Every year, Kumazawa Brewing, makers of Shonan Beer, host the Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest at their on-site village around the brewery in Kagawa, Kanagawa from Saturday 10th October to Monday 12th October. Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest opens at 11:30 and runs until 21:00 with last entry at 20:30 while on the Monday, last entry is at 20:00 as it will close at 20:30. …

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 …

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 …

Nippon Craft Beer Festival in Enoshima, Shonan

2015 sees the Nippon Craft Beer Festival make its first appearance in the Enoshima area on Shonan’s shores on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July. The Enoshima area is a hugely popular area in the summer months for its hundreds of beach bars, though the nightlife leaves a lot to be desired as the majority of those bars close by 9 …