Review excerpt: Unlike many of Tokyo’s craft beer pubs, Rise & Win offers a modest eight taps of its own beers. But it’s the ambitious food menu that makes Rise & Win worth seeking out and then staying the evening.
Review excerpt: There are over a dozen different taco toppings at Kitade Shokudo. Options include beef, lamb, pork and chicken; several kinds of seafood; some vegetarian choices; even a deep-fried tempeh cutlet.
Review excerpt: La Coquina, a cheerful, casual Spanish cerveceria (beer tavern), boasts plenty of comfy chairs, many with spectacular cityscape vistas, so you’re likely to be seated before your legs give out.
Review excerpt: Their eight taps at Two Fingers Craft Beer are loaded with an excellent rotating selection of well-kept beers, mostly from small-scale local breweries they know and trust, with occasional tap takeovers.
Review excerpt: Takumi Shiraishi owns three lively craft beer pubs across Kyoto, including Beer Pub Takumiya, where he encourages customers to commune over a good pint and plates of locally grown food.
Review excerpt: Jinbocho's Hinomoto Beer Parlor also has a strong emphasis on sake, plus an excellent menu of Japanese food to go with it — just right for an after-work evening of sipping and nibbling.
Review excerpt: In German, schmatz is the word for smacking your lips in pleasure, or giving your grannie a kiss on the cheek. Perfect onomatopoeia for a few fun-filled hours Tokyo's Nakameguro.
Reivew excerpt: Ibrew’s craft beer pub has only been open there for a year, but its no-frills, low-budget approach makes it a perfect fit for commuters.
Review excerpt: Shonan's Gold'n Bub is an compact, easygoing brewpub close to Chigasaki Station that has steadily built up a loyal local following since moving here two years ago from nearby Tsujido.
Review excerpt: At Craft Beer Market Osaka, the lineup runs to 30 beers, and is usually, but not exclusively, drawn from domestic brewers.
Review excerpt: Besides the range of beers that includes stout, pale ales, lagers and white beers, Beer Belly has its great food line-up scrawled across a vast blackboard behind the bar.
Review excerpt: Mikkeller Tokyo boasts 20 taps, about half of them dispensing Japanese microbrews and the rest Mikkeller’s own distinctive custom-made range.
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