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Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkogura

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2-2 Nobukacho, Otaru 047-0016, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

We love sake and have purposely make a journey down to Otaru after we said goodbye to Hakodate. The traditional building captures our attention when we reach the location is beside a Lawson Store I didn't remember wrongly which the carpark are as well. After...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Passed by this historical place few times and never have any intention to go in. Finally, decided to walk in this evening. I am not a Sake lover but I was impressed by this brewer factory, will visit again.

1  Thank Low C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a beautiful facility which I hoped would be better but felt let down by the information quality. It is a self guided tour over looking the factory floor. We downloaded the guide app, however it wasn't much use and didn't match the order...More

1  Thank Slapheado
Reviewed 9 June 2017

is a factory of Tanaka Sake Brewery, the most famous local sake brewery in Otaru. It is located at Nobukacho, Otaru city near Minami Otaru station. The building is designated as a historical architecture by Otaru city which was build in 1905, Meiji era. The...More

3  Thank Heidi I
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We did not tour the brewery but only went to taste the sake. We were the only ones in the store and had a personalized tasting. We may not be experts but we know what we enjoy and Tanaka's best sake was excellent and very...More

4  Thank Manoavalley2
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My dad is a huge sake fan! Knew we had to visit a sake shop in Otaru as that is the start of a lot of good sakes! We had a free tasting session and the lovely sales people were always smiling:) Parking is right...More

2  Thank adventure_freedom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Joined the Chuo bus day tour to Otaru and this is included in the tour. Basically a brief tour of the process of sake brewing and you get to taste the various type of sake available for sale in the brewery. Apart from selling sake...More

1  Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was excited about going inside the awesome-looking brewery, but it wasn't open when I stopped by just before noon on a Wednesday. The building looks quite impressive, and I hope to be able to go inside the next time I'm in Otaru.

3  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 30 July 2016

When we were there on a weekday afternoon nothing was happening in the production area, although we were free to see it from the walkway above the work area. Not much of the written explanations were in English. In the shop area of this very...More

1  Thank 828TJA
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We were only interested in the sake tasting and buying sake. Not in the tour. So luckily we could just go to the main point, sake tasting... We tried about 5 different types. Bought the first bottle that we tasted. The price is really good....More

1  Thank junjin
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Response from William W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Matt, I don't think you can arrange for an English with them but some of the staff is able to speak a little English but you need to speak slowly for them to catch your point. The visit to the production factory which... More