Visit the Traditional Sake Brewery Representing Dogo area

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Matsuyama

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【OUTLINE】This brewery is located close to Dogo Onsen hot springs which is a popular tourist spot.Visit the traditional sake brewery with more than 120 years of history, and taste the local sake and beer.In addition to tasting and comparing sake and Dogo beer, you can create an original label, and bring the labeled sake back home as a souvenir. Minakuchi Brewery's shop is a registered tangible cultural property as a modern Japanese-style building in Ehime. Please appreciate the atmosphere of the building.【HIGHTLIGHT】 ・Easily accessible from Dogo Onsen・Traditional way of sake making at a sake brewery with more than 120 years of history・Visit the Minakuchi Shuzo's shop and main house, a registered tangible cultural property as a modern Japanese-style building in Ehime・Drink and compare different kinds of sake and Dogo beer at "DOGO STANDING BAR - Bekkan"・Create an original label and take the labeled sake back home as a souvenir
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThis sake brewery is located close to the popular tourist attraction "Dogo Onsen" always crowded with many tourists.It is a great destination after the sightseeing in Dogo.This sake brewery, with a history of over a hundred years, features its mellow sake made from carefully selected and polished local rice suitable for sake makingThere is also a local "Dogo Beer" being manufactured since 1996.First of all, the tour starts with an explanation of the history of Minakuchi Sake Brewing and the characteristics of their sake making.Next, you will visit the Minakuchi's shop and main house, a registered tangible cultural property as a modern Japanese-style building of Ehime. Immerse yourself in a modern architecture unique to the Taisho era (1912-1926) of Japan.Then you will taste the natural water necessary for sake making. An excellent water from Nikitatsu is used for sake making.After visiting the sake brewery and beer factory, it's time to drink and compare different kinds of sake and also Dogo Beer at "DOGO STANDING BAR - Bekkan" just in front of Dogo Onsen Asukanoyu. 2 kinds of sake, 2 kinds of beer and snack are ready for you to try.By this time, you may feel mellow. Lastly, you will create an original label for a sake bottle. The label you made is put onto the bottle and you can take it back home as a souvenir. If you are hungry, how about eating at the neighboring restaurant "Nikitatsu-an" (optional) ?Duration: 1 hourLocation: Minakuchi Brewery, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku

What’s included

  • Visit / explanation fee
  • sake/beer, snack
  • water for sake making, sake label making
  • souvenir

What’s not included

  • Meal at Nikitatsu-an
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