The annual Mikkeller Festival — a two-day international beer extravaganza — is a beer lover’s heaven.
What to expect
With 160 types of beer to choose from and around 20 breweries visiting from across the world, it’s a celebration like no other. Top visiting brewers in the past have included Arizona Wilderness (USA), Omnipollo (Sweden), Garage Project (New Zealand), and more. Japanese brewers have included Minoh Beer, Shigakogen, Kyoto Brewing Company, Devil Craft, AJB, and Yorocco. To soak up the alcohol be sure to try the delicious food on offer!
Brewers for 2023 have yet to be released.
The tickets are pricey at ¥12,500 but cover all-you-can-drink sessions from all beers and all brewers, so you can really get stuck in. Get tickets here.
The festival will be divided into four colors, with different brewers available on different sessions. Sessions last for 3 hours and 30 minutes and there are two slots a day, from 11 a.m. or from 4 p.m. You’ll get a choice of around 40 beers for each session.
Note: It has not been announced yet which brewers will be on which time slots.
- Red: Saturday from 11 a.m.
- Green: Saturday from 4 p.m.
- Blue: Sunday from 11 a.m.
- Yellow: Sunday from 4 p.m.
Glasses are included in the ticket.
How to get there
The event will be held in the Danish Embassy Hall Pavilion, a 5-minute walk from Daikanyama Station.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.