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Address: 1 Sinmachi, Hitoyoshi 868-0052 , Kumamoto Prefecture
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Shochu Tasting @ Sengetsu Shuzo Distillery

The tour of the shochu factory was conducted in Japanese. Nevertheless, the guide's courtesy and smiles made the tour a pleasant one. After a short free tour, we were led to a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The tour of the shochu factory was conducted in Japanese. Nevertheless, the guide's courtesy and smiles made the tour a pleasant one. After a short free tour, we were led to a large tasting room with numerous tables lined up with 8 bottles of shochu each. The same guide introduced each bottle of shochu thats ranges from mild to strong... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

A short walk from the main bridge in Hitoyoshi. When we were browsing near the entrance, a gentleman in suit offered to arrange a factory tour for the two of us. A very welcoming factory staff led us a short tour explaining the process of Shochu making and making friendly talk with us using translation apps on his mobile. Wine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Sengetsu Shuzo - Is Japan's Shochu Award Winning Shochu (Kawabe) factory, where you can get a free shochu factory tour and shochu tasting at the 111 year-old factory. I was with a group of five people and were given a factory tour and a tasting of about 8 different rice shochu, called Kuma Shochu, including 2 award winning shochu, including... More 

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