Let's enjoy a sake brewery tour!

Hiroshima is a region famous for its breweries and delicious Japanese sake.
Let's go around and meet your favorite sake.

❶ Kyokuho Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Hiroshima City)

Kyokuho Sake Brewery
Kabe Highway is dotted with quaint Japanese houses. Kyokuho Shuzo is a sake brewery founded in 1865 along that highway.

❷ Kamotsuru Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Kamotsuru Shuzo Co., Ltd.
It is a brewery that has adopted advanced rice polishing technology since the Meiji period and pioneered Daiginjo brewing.

❸ Hakubotan Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Hakubotan Shuzo Co., Ltd.
It is a brewery with a long history even in Hiroshima prefecture.
It is said that the name “white peony” was named after the family crest of the Takatsukasa family, one of the five regent families in Kyoto.

❹ Kirei Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Kirei Shuzo Co., Ltd
As the saying goes, “The turtle is ten thousand years old,” it was named in the hope of longevity and prosperity.
It is known for its refreshing and dry sake.

❺ Sanyo Tsuru Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Sanyo Tsuru Shuzo Co., Ltd.
It is characterized by a refreshing taste that blends “sweet, sour, spicy, and bitter ” together.

❻ Fukubijin Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Fuku Bijin Sake Brewery
It was founded in 1917 with the investment of volunteers from all over the country's sake brewers.
Other than sake brewing, it was designated as a training institution for sake brewing engineers and was called Saijo Sake Brewery School.

❼ Kamoizumi Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Higashihiroshima City)

Kamoizumi Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1912, the production of junmaishu, which is made only from rice and rice koji, began early in the country after the war.

❽ Fujii Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Takehara City)

Fujii Shuzo Co., Ltd.
The Sake Brewery Koryukan is a renovated corner of a sake brewery built at the end of the Edo period. The thick pillars and ceiling beams tell the story of a 150-year tradition.

❾ Taketsuru Shuzo Co., Ltd. (Takehara City)

Taketsuru Sake Brewery
Taketsuru Shuzo is the birthplace of Masataka Taketsuru, the founder of Nikka Whisky and is called the “father of Japanese whisky.”

❿ Okamoto Kametaro Honten (Fukuyama City)

Okamoto Kametaro Honten
Okamoto Kametaro Honten is a brewer of Japanese liqueur, homeishu, and honmirin.

⓫ Miwa Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. (Jinsekikogen Town)

Miwa Miwa Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
The brewery, located at an altitude of 500 meters in the Chugoku Mountains, is cool in summer and often records below -5 degrees Celsius during the winter when sake is brewed. It is an environment suitable for brewing sake.

⓬ Kitamura Brewery (Shobara City)

Kitamura Brewery
It is a sake brewery located in Tojo-cho, a brewing village in Shobara City. Founded in the Tenpo era (between 1830 and 1844)

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