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Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Excellent sake tasting with nonsense amazing price!!

ONLY 500 YEN you can taste over 15 types of sake here! From non-alcohol koji to highest grade KOI... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
agagch
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Lovely brewery and Sake

My wife and I got there when it opened on a Sunday. Did the free tour with the owner (I think) and... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2019
rustysalami
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For foreign customers : You can enjoy tax-free shopping in our shop from June 1, 2018! Imayo Tsukasa started as an inn and sake shop. From the late Edo period to the early Meiji era, Niigata was said to have a higher population than Edo. Since the...more
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1-1 Kagamigaoka, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-0074, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

ONLY 500 YEN you can taste over 15 types of sake here! From non-alcohol koji to highest grade KOI prize-winning sake. Such a great experience!! The staff are very friendly. They even give the cute little cup as present! 😍😍

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank agagch
imayotsukasa, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear agagch, Thank you very much for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. I am very grateful to hear your commnet. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Toshi, shop manager Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I got there when it opened on a Sunday. Did the free tour with the owner (I think) and it was great. Used the English brochure and the owner explained a few things as we went. He was very nice and helpful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rustysalami
imayotsukasa, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear rustysalami, Thank you very much for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. I am very grateful to hear your commnet. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Toshi, shop manager Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We really loved our tour and tasting at Imayotsukasa Brewert in Niigata. We walked from the train station for about 15 mins and looked for the tall chimney it was easy to find. We don’t book a English speaking tour, but our guide had enough...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Avalight
Imayotsukasa_Brewery, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Avalight, Thank you very much for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. I believe you must be that two people I talked with! I am very grateful to hear your comment and that you had a good time in our...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Great place for introduction to sake making. Friendly staff and plenty of sake available for tasting. A short distance from the Niigata station, definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Imayotsukasa_Brewery, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear yuhchienf, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. I am very grateful to hear your commnet. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Toshi, shop manager Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with free visit & 2 saké tasting for free, I recommend to pay 500¥ for a cup and all 20 sakes tasting !!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Boris M
今代司酒造株式会社, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Dear AureBoris, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Satoshi Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice sake brewery with wide varieties of sake, very nice staff. A must visit when at Niigata...

Date of experience: April 2018
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今代司酒造株式会社, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear varghesejo, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Satoshi Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We arrived in Niigata without any booking or arrangement so one night before the tour we contacted the brewery and received a quick reply advising that the tour was possible for the next day but no english speaker. No problem, let's do this!!!! We decided...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank yasc0rk
今代司酒造株式会社, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear yasc0rk, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. I will show your comment to Yamamoto. We hope to see you again on your next trip! Satoshi Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 6 March 2018

We made arrangements beforehand with Jarom, who came in on his day off to show us around. Very informative & fascinating. The brewery is having a make-over at present, should be good when completed. Contact the brewery before you set off to ensure you have...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Wolverleyman
今代司酒造株式会社, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Wolverleyman, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. We hope to see you again on your next trip. Satoshi Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointing: I made a detour to Niigata to experience a tour of the brewery, supposed to be in English and every hour. Turns out that in those dayd there was no guide, so no tour. After some obvious complaining, one of the girls at the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Daniele M
Imayotsukasa_Brewery, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Daniele M, Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. We are sorry for not having been able to offer you an English guide. Because it might be difficult to understand how to reserve the English guide, we will...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Booked a tour online though it was not necessary since it was just my husband and I. Only need to book group tours. Had an English speaking tour guide named Jarom. He explained all the brewing/fermentation process to us and since it was just the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank noodlelover57
Imayotsukasa_Brewery, 支配人 at Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear ,noodlelover57 Thank you for coming to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery and your valuable comment. We are glad to hear that two of you enjoyed our sake a lot. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Japan. Kitsu Imayo Tsukasa Sake...More

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