Friday, April 22, 2011

Belgian Beer Weekend 2011 in Osaka and Tokyo

June 2-5, 2011
Shin Umeda City, Umeda Sky Building

September 8-11, 2011
Roppongi Hills Arena
More that 45 types of beer, from among the following: Achel, Belle-Vue, Boon, Brugse Zot, Cantillon, Chimay, De Koninck, Delirium, Duchesse de Bourgogne, Duvel, Echt Kriekenbier, Floris, Gouden Carolus, Gouyasse, Hoegaarden, La Chouffe, Leffe, Liefmans, Maredsous, McChouffe, Mystic, Newton, Orval, Palm, Poperings Hommelbier, Rochefort, Rodenbach, Saison Regal, Steenbrugge Trippel, Stella Artois, St-Feuillien, Vedett Extra White, Westmalle.

For more information, visit the event website:

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Kansai Beer Events in April and May

Here is a list of a few upcoming beer events in the Kansai region.

1) Qbrick 6th Anniversary
April 10 (Sunday) 12:00-22:00
World Beer & Café Q-Brick will celebrate their 6th anniversary
with half pints for ¥500 and an extra discounted price of eight half pints for ¥3,500. 
The announcement is HERE.
(access information & a map HERE) 

2) Craft Beer Festa Kyoto / 地ビール祭京都 2011
May 14 (Saturday) 11:00-18:00 
in Kyoto @ Sanjo Omiya Koen
The 2nd annual Kyoto craft beer festival will feature more than 20 Japanese breweries.
Advance tickets: 10 for ¥3,500 / On site: 1 for ¥400
The announcement is HERE.
(access information & a map HERE)

3) Craft Beer Live in Namba 2011
May 15 (Sunday) 11:00-20:00
in Osaka @ Minatomachi Riverplace Plaza 3 Open Space
Fifteen Kansai-area brewers with 50 varieties of beer
Tickets: Advance: ¥2,000 / On site: ¥2,400 (for six 7-oz. samples)
See the official event blog HERE for more information, directions, and a map.