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Aug 6, 2018
“Best Place to Drink & Learn About Shochu in Kumamoto”
Jul 18, 2018
“Unique view into heart of Kyushu culture ”
We provides 'Japanese traditional alcohol 『Shochu』 maker Trip' . All explained by 'Glocal BAR Vibes' in Kumamoto pref. Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017 , 2018 (open 2016). Owner visited more than 80 makers and motto is 'think Global , act...more
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1-5-6 Shimotori, Chuo-ku | Arita Bldg. 3F, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 80-8350-9624
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Owner Noriyuki Yamashita—he goes by Nori—is a true force of nature. He's incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about shochu, the Japanese distilled spirit, of which he has a vast, well curated selection. He welcomes locals and travelers alike with open arms and he's eager to share...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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noriyuki-yamashita, オーナー at Glocal BAR Vibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Dear Jeff C Thanks for coming to my BAR. We visited 繊月酒造 Sengetsu syuzo together. Sengetsu syuzo introduced you so how to make shochu and could taste so many kinds of shochu. My hobby is to go to shochu maker and drink it! That's why...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience only Nori-San can provide. This tour is a rare glimpse into the heart of Kyushu culture with unparalleled access. Absolutely a “must-do” for any trip to Kyushu. Cannot rave enough. Kampai!More

Date of experience: August 2017
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noriyuki-yamashita, オーナー at Glocal BAR Vibes, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Dear Ty E Thanks for coming to Shochu trip and my BAR. We visited 大和桜酒造 Yamato-zakura syuzo together. We are really lucky so that we could wash potato and see distillation time! Your passion for local culture is amazing so I could enjoy my explanation...More

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