Northern Hokkaidō drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Asahikawa

Coffee Shop Tirol

Tirol may have only opened a few years ago, but the owner has kept the 70-year-old building lovingly intact, with a suitably vintage interior and jazzy soundtrack. The coffee (¥550), roasted in-house, is fantastic. …
Brewery in Asahikawa

Taisetsu Ji-bīru-kan

To try the local brew, walk east of JR Asahikawa Station for five minutes to this red-brick warehouse turned beer hall. You can drink it, buy it, try the curious 'beer jelly' or pair it with a plate of jingisukan (a…