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Kirin Yokohama Beer Village

1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8628, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Free tour and free beer!

The Kirin brewery tour is a great way to spend a few hours. It's a 10 minute walk from the... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2015
Squads
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
Great tour with three free drinks!

It was a rainy day in Yokohama so I thought an indoor brewery tour would be a great way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2015
HedonistDave
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“free beer” (8 reviews)
“great tour” (7 reviews)
“factory tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8628, Kanagawa Prefecture
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"great tour"
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"non alcoholic drinks"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 21 July 2014

I dropped in here one afternoon when I had some spare time. They were able to accommodate me even though I hadn't called ahead. The tour included a couple of high tech videos and even a taste of malted barley and wort. Unfortunately the tour...More

1  Thank Banda-in-Japan
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

In our opinion the best of the big four tours. It was great to view the site, taste the malt, smell the hops and while the tour was in Japanese we were given sn English guide to help us. We sampled 3 types of beer...More

2  Thank MacToastie
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Needs some guidance in English on beer choices Needs to offer tastin flights (small glasses of each) More extensive menu would be nice - current food kinda tasteless The store does not even have kirin glasses!!! Huge potential but missing the mark By the way...More

1  Thank Dead S
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

we took the train to namamugi station. the station master gave us directions to the place, and it was an easy 15-minute walk. our guide spoke very little english, but we were given english pamphlets detailing the entire process of brewing. some illustrations and videos...More

6  Thank fkt7
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Colyn_Rico
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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
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weLOVEcyprus
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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
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