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Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum

7-1 Nagayama2jyo, Asahikawa 079-8412, Hokkaido
+81 166-47-7080
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Locals are collecting drinking water in here.

The museum is not that big. You can try sake at the shop and buy them. They had some costumes at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oy Yee joyce M
via mobile

We took a bus to the museum from the train station. Bus runs frequently. The museum is small and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Tuan B
via mobile
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  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
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“sake tasting” (6 reviews)
“spring water” (2 reviews)
“free tasting” (2 reviews)
7-1 Nagayama2jyo, Asahikawa 079-8412, Hokkaido
+81 166-47-7080
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is not that big. You can try sake at the shop and buy them. They had some costumes at the entrance, feel free to wear them and took pictures. Interestingly, you can see locals collecting gallons of water outside the museum. The water...More

Thank Oy Yee joyce M
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We took a bus to the museum from the train station. Bus runs frequently. The museum is small and most of the display are in Japanese, fortunately they also show a video on the making of their sake in English, which we think very interesting....More

1  Thank Tuan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

a worth visiting place even if ure not a fan of sake, at least you will learn how they turn rice into a bottle of sake.

1  Thank anglingo
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This sake brewery is one of the better ones I have been to. It is free to visit and tastings are free too. The history of the brewery can be explored over 3 floors with exhibits of brewing equipment, documents/awards and a video presentation. Most...More

Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Heard that this is a popular spot for tourists, came here to explore a bit, here's what we think: Ambience: 3/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 Quality of Service: 4/5 Physical Ease: 5/5 Fun: 3/5 Attractions Sake Tasting: 4/5 Natural Spring Water: 5/5 The Good: Nice, warm sake...More

1  Thank S102OOdaniell
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The beautiful scenery at the front view of this sake museum already attracts its visitors. The warm welcoming from its staff a plus at the cold morning of our visit. We had a clear picture of the sake history and the process of its making....More

1  Thank sy3717
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Visit the museum that showcase the equipment used for making sake during the olden days. See the machine used in modern days. Sample various types of sake. Sampling is only allowed for those 21 years old and above.

Thank Ho_Family2013
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Brush up on your Japanese before you go. It's small and there's not a lot to see. There's a shop where you can buy stuff at the end. That's probably the most informative part of the whole tour.

Thank Jrlee89
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There is a free pour as well as one for which one pays a modest amount (I seem to recall about $3 a shot) of their prime junmai daiginjo sake and another that is not exported. A pleasant visit to break up the day and...More

Thank Pancho_cisco
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We visited this brewery and did some sake tasting. They have a variety of sakes and some premium ones to try. There are two counters: one has complimentary tasting- the other costs 500 yen to sample the premium sakes. Otokoyama sake has apparently won the...More

Thank sharkisland
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12 August 2017|
Response from Andyrock81 | Reviewed this property |
You can taste the whole range, buy one or two that you like the taste of. The staff explain the flavour profile sweet/dry so you can understand your taste preferences. I prefer dry wines, and found I prefered the taste dry... More