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Kirishima Shuzo Factory & Tasting Tour

A tour of a sweet potato shochu factory, including a tasting
Kirishima Shuzo, established in 1916, has its headquarters in Miyakonojo, and is the top seller of shochu in Japan. Its wide range of products include a nationally-known shochu labeled Kurokirishima. If you would like to know how shochu is made, Kirishima Walk Factory is the perfect place to visit. The tour also includes tastings of the main ingredient, sweet potato “Kogane Sengan,” and the shochu itself. Exercise all your senses of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing, while learning about the process of shochu-making.
Time offered All year round
Time required 1 hour (45 minutes for the factory tour, and 15 minutes for the tasting) *Twice a day, starting at 11:00 and 13:30
Acceptable number of people 5–20 *Tours may be conducted alongside general visitors.
Venue Kirishima Factory Garden
Address 5480 Shibita-cho, Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki
Website https://www.kirishima-fg.jp/factory

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