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Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Cheers to A Very Well Organized Brewery Tour

Free entrance, free guided tour, free beer, drinks and tidbits. These should be good enough reasons... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Afternoon of fun!

I had a great afternoon at the Kirin Beer factory! The tour was very informative and ended in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Poor1%
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1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230-8628, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-503-8250
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Free entrance, free guided tour, free beer, drinks and tidbits. These should be good enough reasons to make one’s visit to the Kirin Brewery a worthwhile one. There are guided brewery tours every hour between 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. daily except on Mondays when...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great afternoon at the Kirin Beer factory! The tour was very informative and ended in a generous tasting with snacks. I've visited breweries all over Europe and the United States and love learning about local brewing practices and how local history is...More

Thank Mrs_loves_2_travel
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Although everything is said in Japanese, the videos they show have english subtitles. They give you a book to follow along what the Japanese guide is saying. This factory explains how the Ichiban beer is brewed and what is different/better about it. At the end,...More

Thank ggtirevite
Reviewed 20 April 2018

THis is a real nice even tough it is ony in japanees, but if you know anything about brewing beer it is easy to follow the guiding. everything is very pedagogic. I only miss looking in to the real brewery this is just a special...More

2  Thank awnil
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great tour of a commercial brewery. It is a bit difficult to book as it seems you can only do so on the phone. I showed up on a Sunday without a reservation, but they were still able to let me participate....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Spectacular, prime example of the efficiency on Japan and its great people and technology and products... super tour guide, front desk and tasting room staff 😀😀😀coming back soon

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Free Beer? Is there any twist? Well the twist is you get an exceptional great tour of Kirin Brewery and find out more about the history of the brand. You get an English booklet, so even though the tour is in Japanese you can easily...More

3  Thank Pioneer749905
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The tour is very popular among locals and 90% were locals! We reached at 2:10pm, but because we have no reservations or rather, we didn't know we can make reservations, we were told to wait until 3pm slot. So get a reservation if you are...More

3  Thank sharonleesm
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Guided tour Kirin Brewery and ends with free flow beer for a limited time of 20 minutes. Very educational - it is in Japanese but you have English handouts that you can easily follow. The host for the tour is very accommodating. And the best...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

This free tour was one of the best I've done this trip. Finding the brewery was quite easy. Just be aware Google maps can be wrong, but there is a sign re-directing you. It's informative and professional, though all in Japanese (my host spoke English...More

Thank Jason M
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1 October 2016|
Response from HawaiiAndi | Reviewed this property |
I was unable to make reservations online. I called the beer village directly. They do have receptionist who speak English. On our day of the tour, we could have walked in without a reservation; however without a... More
25 May 2016|
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Response from Anndy_ou | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, I did not call in to book as well. We walk in and they slot us in to the next group (roughly 1.5hrs later). There's a restaurant for you to chill and drink more Kirin while waiting. Weekday shouldn't be a... More