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Harushika Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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For God's Sake!

Good Deal, got to taste six different sake then was able to choose a souvineer sake Glass. Nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sake brewery and tasting

Paid 500 yen to sample 5 different sake, and had an additional cloudy sample thrown in The seating... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Fangwen F
Singapore, Singapore
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“tasting menu”(4 reviews)
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24-1 Fukuchiincho, Nara 630-8381, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-23-2255
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Deal, got to taste six different sake then was able to choose a souvineer sake Glass. Nice staff, English capable

Thank Zhish
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Paid 500 yen to sample 5 different sake, and had an additional cloudy sample thrown in The seating arrangement is simple and the service straight forward. You'll receive an explanation for each sample, along with some interesting facts. You'll get to try snacks that go...More

Thank Fangwen F
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon the brewery by chance while walking back from Nara Park. I was the only visitor, but got six different sakes to taste for 500 YEN. There was very little explanation (only a pamphlet with one sentence per sake), and I would have...More

Thank TheSuitcase
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We did the sake tasting today. Got 5 different sorts of sake, including the gold medal winners of 2017 and 2018. + some extra, tasting of sparkling sake and you get your sake cup with you as souvenir. Sorry to hear that previous reviewers weren't...More

1  Thank Lianne B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I got there at 4.32pm and they refused to do a tasting because I was 1 person only. Extremely bad seeing their website says they are open until 5pm. I ended up not buying any.

1  Thank Sim S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great place to try out some different sakes. Tastings are very reasonably priced at 500 yen and include 5 tastings plus some seasonal tastings. I had never tried sparkling sake before, it was refreshing and lighter on alcohol.

Thank ghart83181
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This brewery seems popular with locals and tourists alike. For 500 yen we got to taste 6 different sakes, keep the glass as a souvenir and eat our full of snacks with the 6th sake. I will make a happy effort to stop by whenever...More

Thank Julien P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Quite a distance from the main area in Nara but worth visiting if you have the time. Not really a big place but their sake quality is worth the effort to make a trip down. I prefer their sake as compared to many commercial sake...More

Thank Fionanss
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

5 types of sake and a souvenir glass for 500 Yen is a steal in my book. The service is great and catered to English speakers, the sake was enjoyable, and keeping the glass for free is quite generous considering how much shot glasses go...More

Thank KevinMac90
Reviewed 28 November 2017

After visiting the park and temples we came here for the testing set. It was quite an experience as we tried 5-6 different types of sake and the host was very nice and explained us each of them. At the end we also bought a...More

Thank Leo B
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Veron V
19 September 2018|
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Response from Zhish | Reviewed this property |
Hi Veron, I went with my partner, and there was no need to book in advance. We turned up a short about 20-30 minutes before closing time and were happily accepted. Solo visitor also not a problem. You can enjoy the tasting... More
28 June 2017|
Response from Di S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, their website says 8.15 - 5.15. You only need about 15 minutes for tasting!