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Great sake

We were prepared to get chased out when we went with a teenager and a young child, but was... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
KhiamYeongH
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Singapore, Singapore
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The oldest sake brewery in Takayama.

We learned about the sake brewery tour from a J-Hopper staff. We're lucky that the brewery doing... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
boonorbane
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Makati, Philippines
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82 Kamiichinomachi, Takayama 506-0844, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We were prepared to get chased out when we went with a teenager and a young child, but was surprised that they let us in. We were not offered any visit to the brewery but were instead shown to a display table with 5 types...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

We learned about the sake brewery tour from a J-Hopper staff. We're lucky that the brewery doing the tours that week is Hirase Sake Brewery, which is the oldest and biggest sake brewery in Takayama. It's a free tour and after the tour, you have...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We came in the early afternoon for some sake tasting. The guy in the brewery did not speak English, but we managed to order the sakes. You will pay around ¥100-200 per cup. Here it is more quiet than in the other breweries and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Chlebi
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late for the afternoon tour ( we were not aware of fixed times) and invited to return the next day. After explaining that we would be departing the next day they provided a special tour for us. The tour was good but the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Joseph B
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Mr. Hirase arranged a personalized tour of his brewery for me in Takayama, this brewery is the oldest Sake Brewery in Gifu Prefecture or at least the city of Takayama. It dates back to 1623 passed down from generation to generation. Mr. Hirase arranged for...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Gary W
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