“Gokyo” & “Aizuchujo” In-store tasting event @ Ikebukuro

You can taste Gokyo, Sakai Shuzo from Yamaguchi prefecture, and Aizuchujo, Tsurunoe Shuzo Co.,Ltd. from Fukushima prefecture.

Gokyo (Sakai Shuzo)

Sakai Shuzo is located in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi prefecture.

Here you will find a beautiful, curiously constructed bridge that is one of Japan’s Three Famous Bridges, which Kintaikyo is essentially made from five small bridges connected together in order to make a single massive bridge. The name of Gokyo (Five bridges) comes from Kintaikyo.

Water for brewing is drawn from Yamaguchi prefecture’s largest stream: A Nishiki River underground soft water stream leading to a well inside the brewery. This super soft water makes a feature of Gokyo tender and highly fragrance.

Sakai Shuzo Home page

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Gokyo Junmai Ginjo Saito no Shizuku 五橋 純米吟醸 西都の雫 720ml [山口県]

Elegant Ginjo aroma drifts gently.


Aizuchujo (Tsurunoe Shuzo Co.,Ltd.)

Founded 1794. Tsurunoe Shuzo is located on the Nanukamachi-dori street in Fukushima. Nanukamachi-dori Street is a nickname given to a street in Aizu-Wakamatsu City. The street is about 700m from Nanukamachi station. During Edo Period (1603-1868), Aizu-Gokaido road and Yonezawa road passed through the city, which abounded with shops and inns; this prosperity lasted until 1950s.

These days, you can see shops and buildings that built in kurazukuri style and western-style selling lacquerware and local cuisine. Taisho Roman (a trend of thought or cultural events that conveys the atmosphere of the Taisho period.) atmosphere is felt throughout the city.

The brewery is also traditional historical building. Yuri (Lily in Japanese) is characteristic of delicate flavor which is brewed by female Toji. In the brewery, you can taste sake. There are limited sake only you can buy in the brewery.

Tsurunoe Shuzo Co.,Ltd. Home page

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Junmai Daiginjo Yori 純米大吟醸「ゆり」720ml 白箱入り特約店浜田屋


2018/09/26 (Wed)~2018/10/02 (Tue) 10:00~20:00

You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar


Seibu Ikebukuro B1F

〒171-0022 Tokyo, Toshima, Minamiikebukuro, 1 Chome−28−1

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Directly connect
Ikebukuro Station South Exit, Exit 38, Exit 36

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For more information visit, 今週の酒と肴

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