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Great Japan Beer Festival, Yokohama 2015 Spring

Great Japan Beer Festival, Yokohama 2015 Spring 1

You wait for some beer festivals to come along in Kanto and you get two in quick succession, with the Keyaki Hiroba Spring Beer Festival over two weekends and then the Great Japan Beer Festival, Yokohama 2015 Spring, a new addition to the craft beer festival calendar. Held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May, Great Japan Beer Festival, Yokohama 2015 Spring …

Japan Brewers Cup 2015

Japan Brewers Cup Poster

Japan Brewers Cup Festival is an annual event held at Ōsanbashi pier in Kannai, Yokohama. If that place sounds familiar, yes, Japan Brewers 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 …

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2014

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2014

Beer Hoppers Festival Machida is different from other festivals as the hopping part refers to people going between different bars in Machida. The Beer Hoppers Festival Machida 2013 was a big hit with four bars partaking in the event, offering up over fifty different craft beers for those willing to schlep it around Machida station in Kanagawa. Held on the 23rd and …

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014 schedule

Kamakura Oktoberfest 2014 is a new event to BeerTengoku, perhaps because it runs along at the same time as the Yokohama 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 food. As Kamakura Oktoberfest is a Japanese craft beer festival, the beers are …

BeerFes Yokohama 2014 in Kannai

BeerFes Yokohama Atsugi Beer Stout

There seems to be a beer festival of some kind happening every weekend in Japan, be it an Oktoberfest, a Belgian beer festival or a temple tasting fair. BeerFes Yokohama is one of the perennially popular events, featuring most of the big craft beer manufacturers in Japan and introducing some exciting newcomers. A three-day event held at Osanbashi pier in …

Oofuna Beer Festival

oofuna beer festival poster

Alcohol and religion go hand in hand. From Trappist monks and their fancy beer and Buckfast Abbey and its lethal “tonic wine”, to those gigantic barrels of sake offerings in Kamakura Hachiman temple, getting plastered and feeling spiritual has been part of human culture since humans had culture. So, it’s 2014, and the craft beer boom is in full swing. …

Great Japan Beer Festival, Yokohama 2014

Great Japan Beer Festival

It’s coming. The big one. The Great Japan Beer Festival is almost upon us and we are pretty excited, don’t know about you! 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, the Great Japan Beer Festival is held from the 13th …

Shower Beer w/Yorocco and Baird at Zushi Beach

Shower Beer Poster

On Sunday 3rd August, Happy Go Lucky and Yorocco beer hosted Shower Beer at Happy Go Lucky on Zushi Beach. With Baird Beer (Shuzenji, Izu), Yorocco brewery (Zushi, Kanagawa), Nagano trading (Yokohama, USA) and food supplied by Charcoal Grill GREEN (Yokohama), BeerTengoku bravely went outside in the scorching hot midday sun in the search for some Japanese craft beers. Happy Go Lucky is …