Craft Heads | Tokyo,
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Craft Heads
Excellent based on 28 ratings
Type: Bar

1-13-10 B1 Jinnan Shibuya
Tokyo, Japan Shibya [ print map ]
03 6416 9474 | twitter

Hours: 5pm-12am Tues -Fri, Noon-10pm Sat/Sun, Closed Mon

Mayor: TimE (9) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 50

Craft Heads

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Beer Available At Craft Heads (arranged by most recent)
Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws (2003-) 100, Bottle Logic / Iron Fist Dr. Strangematter 74, Pizza Port Boondocks Irish Stout 50, Monkish Shaolin Fist 85, Fujizakura Heights Sakura Bock 90, Modern Times Fortunate Islands 99, Pizza Port Strong Ale Festival Blend (2014) 79, Pizza Port Rhino Chaser Imperial Red Ale 92, Pizza Port Han Shot 1st IPA , Pizza Port Grapefruit Puncher 97, Pizza Port Shoulder Hopper , Pizza Port The Jetty 98, Pizza Port Beer Hunter Sour Ale , Pizza Port Faceplant 85, Pizza Port Raglan T-Rex Imperial IPA 98, Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Adamu , Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA , Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA , Shiga Kogen Far East Triple IPA 84, Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws
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28 reviews for Craft Heads
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  79%
 Selection  88%
 Food  70%
 Value  61%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
beerbrat99  (21) Shanghai, China | April 27, 2013
I enjoyed this place a lot and was impressed by their selection of US craft beer. If you are hunting after some elusive bottles from Three Floyds they might have them in stock. The prices are a bit steep but it sounds like the owner imports much of the beer himself. The food was great just a little on the small side for serving size.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
TBone  (242) Pori, Finland | March 17, 2015
This is more like a pub with some food than a restaurant with bar. Although it appearently wants to be American craft beer bar, visit here for Japanese micros is must too while in Tokyo. But some interesting US stuff on tap too (more on bottles, although the most interesting ones were sold out). Service was friendly.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Schlenkerla  (382) , Austria | March 1, 2015
We visited 1.3.2015. Nice beer bar with a good Whiskey selection. They have many quite rare US beers on tap, many beers from Pizza Port and Lost Abbey (bottle). Although they had some rarities, did not like the selection too much, as just a few craft beers from Japan an no IPA on the menu. We had a Sake beer, which was interesting.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
rdespain008  (10) , Japan | January 14, 2015
I really enjoy Craft Heads when I visit. The price for bottles can be a bit too expensive but itís no bother to me as I usually opt for something on tap. Basement bar on a little winding street in Shibuya, so no outside view to speak of inside, but it is decorated quited nicely. Has a very lived-in feel which is a necessary attribute if I am trying to relax. Very long bar with a few tables behind. I prefer the bar.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv  (24) Portland, Oregon | March 1, 2014
This is a great little bar with a medium sized but expertly chosen selection of foreign beers. The first thing I noticed once inside was the half dozen or so different bottles from Hair of the Dog Brewery from Portland, OR, where I live. Even in Portland, those are excellent beers. Friendly and helpful staff steered me toward a couple of fine Japanese beers on tap. I was not disappointed. This place is not so easy to find; you certainly wonít stumble across it while wandering. From the Shibuya train station, head north toward the huge yellow signs for Tower Records. From the main entrance, cross the street to the west and toward the TGI Fridays, and turn north just before it. Go north one block until the street curves, then north another block past Freakís. The pub is a small almost unmarked storefront. Go down, and walk into a small pub with a lovely wooden bar and thick wooden tables. They had 11 foreign beers on tap, and 9 Japanese. They also had bottles from Hair of the Dog, Commons, Three Floyds, Bruery, Founders, Alesmith, Lost Abbey, and Stone. Japanese beers were about 1000 yen each. Foreign were pricey at 1200 to more than 2000 yen for a glass or bottle. 750 ml of the foreign beers could be 4500 yen. I suppose importing is expensive. Since I can get the American beers back home, I stuck with the Japanese beers and wasnít disappointed. Bottles are refrigerated, and can be opened at the bar or carried out.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138  (247) Falls Church, Virginia | January 12, 2014
Nice little bourbon and craft beer bar tucked away in Shibuya. Nice selection of drafts with what seems to be an equal amount of Japanese and imports (U.S., Europe, etc.). Very nice bottle list with breweries including Three Floyds and Hair of the Dog. Bartenders are very nice and talkative despite the language barrier. Some of the small plates/starters are a bit small portioned but the food is solid.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (757) Burnaby, British Columbia | December 5, 2013
Very nice underground bar. Modern and trendy with a huge bar. Self serve water, which in love. Impressive selection including 3 Floyds. Owner is an English speaking beer geek and staff are reasonably helpful. Prices are a bit step though. A really good stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1780) Washington, Washington DC | September 4, 2013
Found some American beers here that I hadnít tried in the States. But I mainly stuck to the Japanese stuff, interesting selection.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
biirusaikou  (145) , | August 17, 2013
Love the atmosphere of the place, dark and cosy connoisseur whiskey/beer bar. Staff is quite friendly. Selection is just amazing and very geeky, the only place pretty much where you get the chance to taste so many rare bottles such as Three Floyds. Also some good selection of some unusual Japanese and Foreign drafts. Snack food is fine and goes well with the drinks. The only issue is that prices are very steep due to the premium selection, but thatís probably the right price for a very special night.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
john_henry  (14) , | August 6, 2013
Just caught them before closing, so only time for an Oaked Arrogant Bastard. Seemed like a good selection. Will definitely go back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303  (57) Fribourg, Switzerland | July 11, 2013
A little bit hidden away, in a basement in an anonymous street. Quite small inside and quite dark. Good selection of beers on tap, counted ten Japanese and eight US beers. Also a list of bottled goodies. I quite liked the place.

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