“Dassai” In-store tasting event @ Ikebukuro

You can taste Dassai, ASAHISHUZO co.,ltd. from Yamaguchi prefecture.

Dassai (ASAHISHUZO co.,ltd.)

Thirty minutes by car from Iwakuni City, deep in the mountains of Yamaguchi Prefecture, is the home of Dassai, a top-quality sake that has been highly acclaimed both at home and abroad.

The Nishiki River runs through Iwakuni City, and it is a place where you can find delicious sake thanks to the flourishing brewery industry. There are five breweries in Iwakuni, it is evidence that Iwakuni has good water for Sake. World wide famous Dassai is followed by Gangi, Gokyo, Kinkankuromatsu, Kinsuzume. These are the Sake to drink for any true Sake lover!

The city’s main attraction is the Kintai-bashi Bridge, one of the three finest bridges in Japan. You can take a boat from there and they offer you variety of Bento box menu. Of course you can order Iwakuni 5 breweries’s Sake on the boat.

In spring, the cherry blossom trees along the river banks in full bloom. You can enjoy their beauty in the day and also at night when the trees are lit up. In the summer, cormorant fishing and fireworks are held, in autumn you can enjoy the autumn foliage. You can enjoy an impressive and spectacular view from cruise boats.

On the other hand, the Nishikigawa Seiryu Line (錦川清流線 Nishikigawa Seiryu-sen, “Nishiki River Limpid Stream Line”) is a Japanese railway line connecting Kawanishi and Nishikicho stations, all within Iwakuni, Yamaguchi. As the name suggests, the line parallels the Nishiki River (Nishiki-gawa).

Occasionally, they have tasting event in the train. They operate sake tasting Train. You can enjoy a special time while looking at scenery full of nature from the train window.

ASAHISHUZO co.,ltd. Home page

Nishiki river cruise Kintaibashi : http://ukai.iwakuni-city.net Tel: 81-827-28-2877

Nishikigawa Seiryu Line: http://nishikigawa.com/index.php Tel: 81-827-72-2002


Tasting at home by amazon

Dassai tasting set 180ml×3 bottles 獺祭(だっさい) おためしセット 180ml×3本




2018/11/01 (Thu)~2018/11/07 (Wed) 10:00~20:00

You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar


Ikebukuro Tobu Department Store B1F

1 Chome-1-25 Nishiikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 171-0021

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Directly connected to “Ikebukuro station”

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