The Red Dragon in Nagano, Nagano

Guest Review by Sam Dwyer- Check out his blog here! The Red Dragon: The Bottom Line The Red Dragon Pub is a British Style Pub here in Nagano city that features an ever changing menu of Japanese craft beers. Most of these beers are local, some are from further prefectures. Aside from beers there is some unreal pub style food …

Libushi in Nozawaonsen-mura, Nagano

Libushi Front

Libushi One Paragraph Review Libushi is pretty expensive compared to other taprooms that we’ve been to so make sure you have plenty of cash with you as it can get pricey quickly and they don’t accept credit cards. The whole bar is standing and if the weather is bad, it can get very hot and steamy inside. Moreover, make sure …

The Craft Room in Nozawa Onsen Mura, Nagano

The Craft Room Front

The Craft Room One Paragraph Review While the atmosphere at The Craft Room was very Antipodean and geared towards snowboarders and surfers more than craft beer fans, the prices and warm atmosphere couldn’t be beaten in Nozawa Onsen. There aren’t many options to drink craft beer so the owners must be praised for having cheap prices with tax included and a …

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Restaurant OH! LA! HO in Tomi, Nagano

Restaurant OH! LA! HO

Restaurant OH! LA! HO One Paragraph Review Restaurant OH! LA! HO is one of the best places to eat and drink beer in Japan. Of course, it’s a long way to go for most people and is only accessible by car or taxi from the nearest station, but if you’re in the area, then it comes highly recommended. Some spectacular …