Closed: Biere Cave Jan Bar in Kannai, Yokohama

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Edit: Biere Cave Jan Bar closed at the end of March 2017. This review has been left up for archive purposes. Biere Cave Jan Bar TL;DR Biere Cave Jan Bar is a cosy little bar that is at the “wrong” end of Kannai. If you’re in the area, the non-smoking atmosphere and tax included prices is a welcome addition though the …


Sakura Taps in Sakuragicho, Yokohama

Sakura Taps Bar

Sakura Taps, or to give it its full name, Sakura Taps Craft Beer & Coffee, is a small bar located about five-minutes south of JR Sakuragicho station in the Noge district that lies somewhere between Sakuragicho and Hinodecho station on the Keikyu line. This was the second visit that I’ve made to Sakura Taps, with the first being a drunken stumble across …


Craft Beer Market in Toranomon, Tokyo

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Craft Beer Market is a chain of craft beer bars that are making big inroads across Tokyo since 2011. With five bars at the time of writing, Craft Beer Market provides a great range of Japanese craft beers at a decent, i.e. stupidly cheap, prices that are only rivalled by Craft Beer iBrew in Yurakucho. Craft Beer Market Toranomon is located smack in …


Closed: Craftheads Craftbeer in Shibuya, Tokyo

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Closed: Craftheads Craftbeer closed. This review has been kept up for posterity’s sake. Craftheads has been open since September 2009, sprung up from Bar Sal in Kawasaki, and is located about 10 minutes from the Hachiko exit at JR Shibuya station. Craftheads sells a mixture of Japanese and import craft beers, with over 20 taps at any one time, and …