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Tokyo Recommendations

New to Tokyo or just passing through?

Overwhelmed by the choice of bars in Tokyo and don’t know where to start?

Here are a few recommendations of bars around some of the major tourist stations to get you started.

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Beer Festivals in Japan

Craft beer, German beer, and Belgian beer festivals in Tokyo, Yokohama, and throughout Japan!

There are plenty of festivals throughout Japan – let Beer in Japan help you join the beer celebrations!

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Minoh Beer, Osaka

Imagine waking up one morning and finding out your parents have bought you a brewery? It’s a scene that dreams are made of – at least for beer geeks like me – but for Mayuko and Kaori Ohshita, that’s pretty much what happened back in 1997 when their father, a liquor store operator, decided to start a brewery and put them in charge of it. Come take a look inside Japan’s only woman-only brewery.

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Bakayaro! and Inside Baird Brewery

To celebrate the launch of homebrewer turned commercial brewer Chris Poel’s Bakayaro!, I contacted Chris to ask for the recipe. And he obliged. Find out what’s in Chris’ Bakayaro! yourself and take a brief look inside the Baird Brewery in Numazu.