The Tohoku Craft Beer Festival is an annual craft beer festival that takes place in Nigiwai Hiroba in Akita city, Akita. Hosted by Aqula, this year it starts on Friday 17th June to Sunday 19th June. The Friday is open from 16:00 to 21:00, Saturday from 11:00 to 20:00 and the Sunday from 11:00 to 16:00. As the name states, the festival focuses on breweries from the Tohoku region, with a couple of guests from regions nearby, such as Hokkaido. Entry to the festival is free – always a bonus.
Breweries confirmed for Tohoku Craft Beer Festival 2016
- North Island (Hokkaido)
- Aqula (Akita)
- Zumona (Iwate)
- Iwate Kura (Iwate)
- Tazawako Beer (Akita)
- Oirase Beer (Akita)
- Kohan no Mori Beer (Akita)
- Sennan Craft Beer (Miyagi)
- Gassan Beer (Yamagata)
- Michinoku Fukushima Beer (Fukushima)
Tohoku Craft Beer Festival 2016 Details
Homepage (in Japanese): http://www.aqula.co.jp/tohoku-craft-beer/
How to Get to Tohoku Craft Beer Festival 2016
The closest station to Tohoku Craft Beer Festival 2016 at Nigiwai Hiroba is Akita station. Take the West exit and walk straight for about 10 minutes.