Visit and Tasting at Sake Brewery Shop and Tohoku’s Oldest Craft Whiskey Distillery(Sasanokawa Shuzo Inc.)

Visit a 250-year-old sake brewery shop and Tohoku’s oldest craft whiskey distillery. Taste and buy your preferred sake and whiskey.

This sake brewery shop is known for its “Sasanokawa” brand, which has a history of more than 250 years. Asaka Distillery, the oldest craft whiskey distillery in Tohoku, makes authentic malt whiskey. This tour guides you through the sake-making process, including visits to a sake brewery, distillery, and warehouse. The copper whiskey pot stills at the distillery stand out against the white plaster wall. At the warehouse where a faint aroma of whiskey lingers in the air, you will get a close look at whisky barrels that are breathing quietly. Taste various sake and whiskey to compare their different flavors and buy your preferred sake or whiskey.

Area
Koriyama
Fukushima
Category
Activities

General Information

Address
福島県郡山市笹川1-178
Prices
Free admission
Only pay for the sake you purchase
Opening Times
8:30am - 5:00pm
Closures
Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, September 9, August obon holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays
Duration
About 1 hour
Notes
COVID-19 Prevention Measures: Limiting or guiding visitors, providing hand sanitizing equipment, wearing masks, ventilating indoor spaces, performing temperature checks, disinfecting used areas, etc.

Contact

Contact
Sasanokawa Shuzo Inc.
Telephone Number
024-945-0261