Wiz Craft Beer and Food in Awajicho, Tokyo

Wiz Craft Beer and Food Front

Wiz Craft Beer and Food opened in July 2015 and is a place I’ve been meaning to visit for a while now, but a trip to the UK and sick kids meant that it wasn’t possible until one bright, sunny Saturday in September. Again, the mini-bar crawl bug caught me, grabbed me, and made me drink too much at three …

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 …


Koenji Bakushu Kobo in Koenji, Tokyo

Koenji Bakushu Kobo Outside

Koenji Bakushu Kobo The Bottom Line If you’re looking for some cheap homemade Japanese craft beer that is unusual then Koenji Bakushu Kobo is the place for you. The warm, friendly atmosphere and cheap beer make it a winner. Moreover, the chance of you getting the same beer twice is very low as the recipes are always changing. The beers are …


Beer Komachi in Kyoto

beer komachi sign

Plumped off Komachi shopping street, Beer Komachi is the only shop open late into the night as the small restaurants and izakayas dotted around it close down for the night. Like Bungalow, Beer Komachi also spouts the plastic covering out front although being situated down a small shopping street, it’s hard to see why when it’s protected from the elements. The smell …

Beach Muffin in Zushi

Beach Muffin Front

Beach Muffin One Paragraph Review Beach Muffin is definitely a place we will continue visiting in the future when we find ourselves in the area. The beers have become much improved and the food is delicious. The warm, friendly, relaxed atmosphere will keep you nice and chilled out for your time there though the only downside is that depending on …


The Aldgate in Shibuya, Tokyo

Aldgate Inside

The Aldgate is a British themed pub, don’t groan at the back there!, located in Shibuya, about ten minutes from JR Shibuya station. You could probably get there quicker if the gaggles of snickering schoolgirls and the bustling throngs of fashionistas moved out of the way. Can’t they see I need a pint? The Aldgate is smack dab halfway up …