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Kirin Yokohama Beer Village

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Address: 1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8628, Kanagawa Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +81 45-503-8250
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

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Reaching the museum via train can be tricky. Its a 10 minute walk from either Keikyu Shin Koyasu station or Namamugi Station. Either station is equidistant walking distance. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 May 2016
Pearl City, Hawaii
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Pearl City, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Reaching the museum via train can be tricky. Its a 10 minute walk from either Keikyu Shin Koyasu station or Namamugi Station. Either station is equidistant walking distance. The village is easy to find. We were surprised that there were more locals than tourists. Several of the locals appeared to be on the free tour for the free beer. Prior... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I went there with my dad on the rainy day. The stuff was so nice and very kind to us. They gave us English guild book because the tour was in Japanese. At the end of the tour , they gave you to try a few free glasses of different beer. They gave us 2 umbrellas too because its raining... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Strictly by reservations only. Visitors will be brought on a guided tour of the making of kirin beer and their much-famed ichiban wort. At the end of the tour, one would get to sample various beer that they produce. Point to note is that the venue is located in Yokohama and a change of train is required before a 400m... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Though we did not fully understand Japanese, but we fully enjoyed the factory tour conducted in Japanese! It took about 30min for the tour, followed by the highlight of the tour - the beer tasting session! Each visitor is entitled to 3 glass of free beer. Since we are not good drinker, we took only average 2 glasses each. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

The walk from the train station to Kirin Beer Village is appx 10 to 15 mins. Exit the station and turn left, you will have to cross the train tracks and continue down the main road. Just pass a flyover and you will see the entrance on the right side. The staff at the village was very friendly and courteous.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

We have booked the Kirin Beer brewery tour ahead before our arrival in Tokyo. The factory tour take an hour, starts with actual feeling the ingredients, malts & hops and going through the entire process of producing beer. You will see the huge facilities and learn how many cans of beers are produced in a minute. At the end of... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

This was a fun, short tour. I showed up a little late, but they let me join in anyway. They provided me an English printout of the guide's speech, so I was able to understand what they were talking about. We even got to try the first and second presses of wort. Kirin only uses the first press of the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Ok so you might want to know a little bit about Beer or understand Japanese. This tour isnt in English but at the end of the trip we all understand the language of free beer. Iv been through a beer tour before so wasn't to new but they do brew it different than in most other places so picking up... More 

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Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Really nice beer factory tour. You have to visit this in Yokohama. Best of all its free and you get 2 complimentary beer tastings and some chips at the end.The guide was very helpful and professional. What more can you wish for!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

The Kirin tour was very informative on the process of making Kirin beer. There are different things to taste as you walk through the tour and at the end you get 3 glasses. It is a lot considering the tour is free. Overall we really enjoyed it.

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