Bakushu Club Popeye | Tokyo,
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Bakushu Club Popeye
World Class based on 66 ratings
Type: Bar

2-18-7 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku
Tokyo, Japan 130-0026 [ print map ]
03 3633 2120 | facebook

Hours: 17:00-23:30; Closed Sundays

Mayor: jc1762 (4) | Taps: 70 | Bottles: 20+

Bakushu Club Popeye

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Beer Available At Bakushu Club Popeye (arranged by most recent)
Outsider Muscat Barley Wine , Outsider Brewing Pitbull Barley Wine , Strange Brewing Love Potion 9 , Strange Brewing Pig Head IPA , Strange Brewing Golden Slumbers Pale Ale , Lagunitas A Little Sumpiní Sumpiní Ale 98, Elysian Dragonstooth Stout 99, Locobeer General Winter 64, Nasu Kogen Nine-Tailed Fox Barleywine 91, Strange Brewing Heart of Gold Pilsner , Minamishinshu Christmas Ale 80, Outsider Brewing Drunk Monk Tripel 91, Joyful Honda Preston Brown Ale , Shirayuki Blanche (Snow Blanche) 58, Fujizakura Heights Weizen 95, Breakside Toro Red 72, Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter 87, Rogue Farms Marionberry Braggot 81, Coedo Beniaka 41, Hopworks Kronan the Barbarian 73
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66 reviews for Bakushu Club Popeye
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  88%
 Selection  92%
 Food  70%
 Value  74%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 20/20
TheGrandMaster  (105) Auckland, New Zealand | October 10, 2010
Ridiculous selection of beers. A great vibe, was humming the night we went, with plenty of locals (actually...all locals except for us). Staff, extremely happy, just add to the whole experience. Can take or leave the food, but hey, this place is all about the beer! If only I could go back regularly, or even once again :(
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Theis  (115) Frederiksberg, Denmark | August 13, 2010
Fantastic large selection (70 beers on tap). Fine place. Ok large. On certain times you get a small food dish with certain beers -good idea. They had samplers - but you had to find it on the menu - we got 20 cl. of 12 different beers - that kind of samplers !!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
prestonshute  (12) Georgia | March 26, 2010
The largest selection of Japanese micros plus imports on draft in Tokyo.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
defresh  (16) , Japan | January 31, 2010| Updated March 10, 2013
Wonderful place. Occasionally holds unbelievable events - was lucky enough to attend Phredís beer tasting there. Go here if you like beer and ever are in Tokyo. Update: Over the years that I lived near Popeye I tended to check in about once a month and I definitely think that my experience has gotten worse. The staff seems more stressed out and less convivial. I also havenít been as impressed by the selection as in the past - which to say that it isnít still quite good, just that for all the taps there sometimes doesnít seem to be anything that stands out.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 2/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
JapanTony  (96) , Japan | July 16, 2009
This is Japanís beer mecca. Great staff, great beer. And now NON-SMOKING!(Smokers can do so on the balconey though). Only drawback are the prices (it is Tokyo), and the lack of decent food. However certain beers come with small happy hour plates, so at least it can be free.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jonno  (123) , Japan | April 16, 2009
The place to go...blah blah.I could just copy and paste most of the comments already left about the place. All you need to know is they have lots of ji beer. Good food. nice people. eclectic customers. enjoy
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Nesta13  (5) , Australia | April 15, 2009
Top notch place. Out of everywhere Iíve drunk beer, this place would be close to the best. Huge selection of very high quality brews, many of which youíll only find either here or at the brewery. I was lucky enough to chat to the "master" on a busy Saturday night and he really seems like he knows his stuff. The food is quite good without being anything special, but it goes great with the beer and the "Happy hour" between 5 and 8 is well worthwhile. Not the cheapest place to eat and drink, but you wouldnít expect it to be (and Iíve certainly paid much more for less). Overall: no complaints at all, I canít wait to go back again (sadly, it may not be for a while).
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
chuwy  (26) , Japan | March 11, 2009
70 beers on tap? sounds perfect. Yet occasionally I turn up and the beers advertised have ran out and there is nothing I really want to pay good money for. Saying that, the number of times Iíve been there and the beers I hoped to have were no longer being served, I could almost always count on something that I knew and loved. Service is fast (sometimes maybe a bit too fast) and your beer arrives in no time. Is it just me or is the quality of the pint slowly going down? There have been many times when Iíve drank a certain beer there and it seemed a little flat or lifeless and know that Iíve had it better in another bar. This has happened on more than one occasion. However, their selection canít be beaten (from fruit beers to stouts to barley wines to American IPAs) and the atmosphere here is electric, when itís busy and things really get going. The mecca for beer lovers in Japan. Food is not so bad but a tad expensive, like the beer. Take advantage of their OhSama set and get a free small foo
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
abemorsten  (160) MosterÝy, Norway | March 10, 2009
More japanese craft beers on tap than you will have time to sample at once. I do recommend the BIG sampler with 10 x 20 cl. They where kind enough to let me have them served one by one since I kept a record of what I was having. Friendly knowledgable staff and enthusiastic beer sampling guests along the bar. The owner was a true beer lover who immediately pointed me in the direction of one of the finest brews Iíve ever tasted - a barley wine from Niwa. A beer moment to remember... Didnít have any food, although it looked good. A Tokyo Must!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
motelpogo  (34) Plzen, Czech Republic | January 18, 2009
amazing selection of japanese beers, with an emphasis on more unusual styles, like oyster stout, barley wine and double ipa. not a cheap place to drink, although the sample tray is decent value. i was lucky enough to meet kyoto lefty there, which made it an even better night out

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