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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery

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free samples

You get 3 free samples. You can buy more samples in the museum. You can buy stuff only available... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
B138877
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Queensland, Australia
Charming

A really charming place to walk around. The guided tours are in Japanese only, but the grounds and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristin B
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--is at Lat.43 10'N.Lon.14045'E, or about the same Latitude as the middle of New York State, Toronto Canada, Vladivostok Russia. --rests about 50km west of Sapporo City in southern Hokkaido, which is the northernmost of Japan's four principal...more
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7-6 Kurokawacho, Yoichi-cho, Yoichi-gun 046-0003, Hokkaido
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+81 135-23-3131
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You get 3 free samples. You can buy more samples in the museum. You can buy stuff only available here. Lots of things to see and very well done. You can take the train here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really charming place to walk around. The guided tours are in Japanese only, but the grounds and exhibitions are free to roam on your own. Very peaceful. The attached restaurant is excellent.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful distillery with well kept grounds and easy walk around for a self guided tour We not only learnt abt whiskey but also history of the brand and it’s founders A few of us got to sample (at a small price) the...More

Thank SingaporeMummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The husband got enthusiastic about and later absorbed in distilling authentic and genuine whisky in Japan in those days when a few Japanese merchants shamelessly selling jasmine-flavored shochu (Japanese distilled spirits made usually from sweet potato or buckwheat) as "whisky" taking advantage of the then...More

Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We took a day trip to Yoichi City, Hokkaido, Japan to visit much heralded Nikka Whiskey Distillery with some preconceived notion that we wouldn't be much impressed. Wrong. Arriving at the small Yoichi Station, we walked about 200 meters directly down the main street to...More

Thank OzawaW
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very comfortable environment and large space, however some spaces were closed off. I would recommend joining a tour if available, otherwise if you're just walking around a lot of the information is scattered around. Best is the free whisky tasting at the end! Would recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Fascinating story of how a young Japanese man went to Scotland to find out how to make Whiskey, then come home with his Scottish bride and then copy what he’d learned and make it better. Very good self guiding tour in the very nice setting...More

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Pro: Free entry Beautiful setting Ease of viewing Enjoyed the whiskey museum Free sampling Free guided tour Well landscaped Close to train station and bus stop Cons: Free guided tour only in Japanese. Couldn't enter the founder's residence to view how he lived. Was expecting...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The displays are for real and the video presentations are in several languages including English making everythng understandable . The sampling ST the end of the tour makes for a happy ending. Everyone is happy!

Thank renesio
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The recent drama showing 'Massan', Mr. Masataka Taketsuru, who went to Scotland to learn the process of Whiskey making, ended up bringing home a Scottish wife, and is the founder of Nikka Distillery at Yoichi and the father of Whisky in Japan, have made this...More

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2fewpassportpages
16 June 2018|
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Response from sayakasaito | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. We have these regular products: ・Super Nikka ・From the Barrel ・Taketsuru etc... and Limited ones are ・Yoichi Single Malt "WOODY&VANILLIC" "PEATY&SALTY" "SHERRY&SWEET" Please note... More
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15 May 2018|
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Response from sayakasaito | Property representative |
Thank you for contact about your visit. The cost from Otaru to Yoichi is 360yen. I'm looking forward to seeing you.
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4 May 2018|
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Response from sayakasaito | Property representative |
Thank you for contact us. You can visit here with your kids. We prepare juice for kids. We are looking forward to seeing you.
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