Two Dogs Taproom in Roppongi, Tokyo

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Two Dogs Taproom One Paragraph Review If it weren’t for the smoking, Two Dogs Taproom would come highly recommended but seeing as the whole bar is smoking it gets marked down to a recommended if you can handle the smoke or can go when no one is smoking. The range of beers is solid and the happy hour from 5pm to …


Beer Brain in Omotesando, Tokyo

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Beer Brain The Bottom Line If you’re looking for a no-frills bar with cheap beer in Tokyo, then Beer Brain is right up your street – if you don’t mind the walk from Harajuku or Omotoesando station. The beers are cold and cheap – perhaps the cheapest we’ve seen in Tokyo – and the prices include tax. There is no table charge as …

Takadanobaba Bakushu Kobo in Takadanobaba, Tokyo

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Takadanobaba Bakushu Kobo One Paragraph Review If you haven’t been to one of the Bakushu Kobos before as they’ve been “too far” then Takadanobaba Bakushu Kobo is the best choice out of the bunch. It doesn’t offer the best beers though they are cheap and at least this one isn’t decked out in wood and hessian sacks across the place. Like …

Tap Stand Craft Beer in Shinjuku, Tokyo

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Tap Stand Craft Beer One Paragraph Review It’s hard to recommend Tap Stand Craft Beer unless you have a rich benefactor behind you. With its perfect location near JR Shinjuku station comes with a hefty price, it’s expensive for everything: beer, food, and everything else in between but at least tax is included in the price. However, there is a ¥300 …


YYG Brewery and Beer Kitchen in Yoyogi, Tokyo

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YYG Brewery and Beer Kitchen One Paragraph YYG Brewery and Beer Kitchen is definitely a work in progress and a much needed review is needed. While it’s in a good location, the lack of any real decent beer at a good price is disappointing. While it’s nice to see some more brewpubs coming through, this one was a major disappointment …


Beer Bar Camiya in Kichijoji

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Beer Bar Camiya One Paragraph Review Beer Bar Camiya may be a long ten-minute walk from Kichijoji station but it’s a walk that’s well worth it for some rarer beers, especially if you pick up a walking beer from Craft Beer Market near the station. The prices aren’t the cheapest we’ve seen but they do include tax and there was …


Closed: Nishi-Ogikubo Bakushu Kobo in Nishi-Ogikubo, Tokyo

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Editor’s note: Nishi-Ogikubo Bakushu Kobo in Nishi-Ogikubo, Tokyo closed at the end of March 2018. This review is being kept up for posterity. Nishi-Ogikubo Bakushu Kobo One Paragraph Review If you’re looking for some cheap, craft beer that is a gamble, then Nishi-Ogikubo Bakshu Kobo is the right place for you. You might get lucky and end up with some nice beer, though …

Craft Beer Market Kichijoji in Kichijoji

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Craft Beer Market Kichijoji One Paragraph Review If you’re in the area and looking for cheap craft beer, then Craft Beer Market Kichijoji should be on your radar. It doesn’t differ much from the other branches of the Craft Beer Market chain though. The lure of Chinese food and craft beer is very tempting, especially with the inclusion tax in the price. Get …

Big Love Records in Harajuku, Tokyo

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Big Love Records One Paragraph Big Love Records is a great little change from the craft beer chains popping up over Tokyo, don’t go expecting a cheap few drinks nor a bar open late into the night. The beer prices are the usual for a Tokyo craft beer bar considering the size, and there is a cool atmosphere as you listen …


The Lower Right in Daimon, Tokyo

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The Lower Right One Paragraph Review If you’re looking for cheap Japanese craft beers that are hard to find to complete your Untappd collection, then you would do well at The Lower Right. With the long happy hour beer prices and the large glasses, it’s a good place to do some afternoon drinking though the prices don’t include tax. Thankfully there …