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Izakaya Pub

Tonoike Shuzo

益子の酒蔵 外池酒造

This brewery produces an array of choice sake and received a gold medal at the Annual Japan Sake Awards for its Sanran-daiginjo brew. Their facility tour is popular with tourists, where the brewer explains its history in detail. Come learn about the tradition and techniques of sake production. A gift shop on the grounds sells choice brews and cosmetics made with sake. Enjoy coffee brewed with the same water used for the sake, sweets with sake lees, a sake tasting set, and more at their café.

LOCATION
Tochigi Pref. Hagagunmashikomachi Hanawa 333-1
PHONE
0285720001
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission] Free[Sake brewery tour] Charge (reservation required)
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club, etc.)
Smoking
Available (Smoking area is set up outdoors)
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available
Updated at: June 2, 2021 Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN

Reviews

  • Reviewed
    2019-11-09
    A great experience to know better about Japanese sake

    The place has a very traditional way of making sake. We walked around and enjoy the instruction by a very welcoming staff. Sake ice cream are highly recommend and the place won many rewards. more

    Date of visit:
    2019-11
  • Reviewed
    2018-12-10
    Such a nice sake experience

    I totally recommend this place if you want not only to try out different kinds of sake but also and more important the process of how this japanese alcohol is made, the differences between one kind... more

    Date of visit:
    2018-12
  • Reviewed
    2018-12-09
    The Sake Experience

    The brewry has an old house from 300 years ago in it, which was cool becasue it bepomg to a samurai. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and explained each aspect of sake making very well as well... more

    Date of visit:
    2018-12
  • Reviewed
    2018-12-08
    Tonoike Sake Brewery

    We got the opportunity to learn how sake is made and the tour was very interesting, we even got to try a few different types. We had a very informative and friendly guide. All of the staff we... more

    Date of visit:
    2018-12
  • Reviewed
    2018-12-08
    Its a interesting way to know better the japanese alcohol

    It esa very interesting know about the process of the japanese sake and a few examples of it. Also the staff was so good and kind, they answered to all our questions. more

    Date of visit:
    2018-12
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