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Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory

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Good learning tour - totally enjoyed it..

I like kirin beer, and this factory tour is a break from the usual shopping or scenery... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
free beers!!

lovers of beers so we try to visit every local brewery on our travel.tours are in Japanese but the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2015
Panjim, India
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230-8628, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-503-8250
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

I like kirin beer, and this factory tour is a break from the usual shopping or scenery watching. The whole tour is professionally run, with videos shown on the process at different beer making stages. Tips 1. If u r in the big grp, get...More

1  Thank AhWah
Reviewed 7 May 2015

lovers of beers so we try to visit every local brewery on our travel.tours are in Japanese but the staff tries to make u comfortable during the tour.your given a English guide book and at the end of the tour you are offered 3 glasses...More

1  Thank jaakamat
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

It's free as in beer and that's the only reason. The atmosphere is just bad, it feels discordant to the idea of a brewery. I recommend the Yamasaki distillery tour as an alternative, it is also free. 3/5 because its free.

Thank 374danielle
Reviewed 2 April 2015

intresting vist, was taken to a tour inside the factory. shame they dont speak much English. but at the end of the tour, you get to drink some beer for free and some sovenirs were given .

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The Kirin brewery tour is a great way to spend a few hours. It's a 10 minute walk from the Shinkoyaso JR line station (tip: you must walk past the Kirin office building to get to the brewery). The tour was in Japanese but the...More

2  Thank Squads
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

It was a rainy day in Yokohama so I thought an indoor brewery tour would be a great way to spend an afternoon - clearly the Japanese think differently as I was the only person on the tour! As a result, it was in English...More

2  Thank HedonistDave
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

First of all the beer is free... (Free 3 different type of beer) They explained very in detail. Even though in Japanese which i can't understand. The worker there are very friendly...

4  Thank Chok Z
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We really enjoyed the tour. It's easy to find and a nice walk from the subway station. The tour was only in Japanese but you get the overall sense of what they were talking about. Everyone working there was very friendly and happy to have...More

3  Thank JASON B
Reviewed 22 August 2014

For business I visit Tokyo four or six times a year. I always ask my clients places interesting to visit when I have some free time. Well one client knew I liked Kirin Beer and suggested I visit their plant in Yokohoma. I took his...More

10  Thank 007bondjamesbond
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Not far from Tokyo easy direction. Better coming with reservation make it easy Every 30 min tour start. The tour are in Japanese but from the picture you can get the what she try to say. After the tour, you can try fresh 3 tipe...More

2  Thank Rahmat C
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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