The 2nd “Tokyo Sake Brewery Fair”

You can enjoy sake in all nine breweries across Tokyo, – Ryogoku – Edo NOREN 1F “Tokyo Shouten”. It will be held for five days from 20th to 24th March 2018.
In the first one held in October 2017, 571 people attended.

Event overview

The background of “Tokyo Sake Brewery Fair”
Tokyo as a metropolitan city, symbolized by skyscrapers and advanced technology and culture. In here, there are firmly breathing “the skill of the crafts handed down from generation to generation”, “powerful and beautiful rich nature” and “the culture of the Edo passed down quietly”. The fair will be held with the hope that the customer enjoys and compares the taste sake of traditional Tokyo sake brewery casually and gets to know about Tokyo local sake.

“Tokyo Sake Brewery Fair” highlights

Taste freely representative brands of 9 breweries sake in Tokyo from the automatic tasting machine which is Kanto area only one.
All you can drink 20 kinds of Junmai / Junmai Gijo!
You can drink 10 kinds of Daiginjo and draft beer 100 yen per one cup.
The bites of Tokyo special products from 200 yen. E.g. Okutama pickled wasabi and Kokugikan Yakitori (Grilled Chicken Skewers).
You can also buy items which your favourite sake and bites.
It is available to bring your own bites.
Special present: Tokyo Shouten original Ochoko (equivalent to 400 yen).

DATE AND TIME

2018/3/20(tue) – 24 (sat) 11:00-22:00 (Last order 21:00)

LOCATION

Tokyo Shouten (1F in Edo NOREN 1-3-20 Yokoami Sumida-ku Tokyo )
東京商店(東京都墨田区横網1-3-20 江戸NOREN内1F)
JR “Ryogoku” station, the location is directly connected to the station

Google map

Admission fee: 1,500 yen per hour (excluding tax). Extension 30 minutes 500 yen (excluding tax).
Capacity: Especially None (Please wait when it is full)
Application method: Pay at the store counter on the day

For more information visit, http://shouten.tokyo

SAKE Spring Shinagawa

It’s been a rough winter, but the weather is finally warming up. We can’t think of a better way to welcome spring than with sake and food.

The sake event “SAKE Spring Shinagawa” will be held from 12 to 15 April at Shinagawa Intercity Shop & Restaurant Building front square (Minato-ku, Kounan 2) directly connected to Shinagawa station Konan exit.

 

 

The concept of the event is “Expand the possibilities of Sake and create a new history.” The first event was held in April last year at the Kyoto International Conference Center (Kyoto city), about 8,500 people attended. This is the first time in Tokyo.

About 40 sake breweries from all over Japan will participate daily during the period. Sake is exchanged with tickets, with 100 brands including “Hououbiden” by Kobayashi Sake Brewery (Tochigi Prefecture) and “Kiddo” by Heiwa Brewery (Wakayama Prefecture).

2,000 yen the day of the event. Tickets include 10 sake tickets. There are 3 type of in advance tickets, 1,800 yen = 10 sake tickets with special sake cup (Ochoko), 6,000 yen = include “Kikunoi” lunch box and 5,200 yen = include “Shimogamo Saryo” lunch box. Food will also be available for purchase.

Maiko (the apprentice of Geisha) will come from Kyoto 12th and 13th.

DATE AND TIME

2018/4/12(thu) 16:00-21:00
2018/4/13(fri) 16:00-21:00
2018/4/14(sat) 11:00-17:00
2018/4/15(sun)11:00-17:00

You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Shinagawa Intercity Shop & Restaurant Building front square
品川インターシティ S&R棟前広場
Add : 2-15-4 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo
住所:東京都港区港南2-15-4
(2 min walk from JR, Keikyu “Shinagawa” station, the location is directly connected to the station)

Access Map PDF

Google map

For more information visit, http://sakesp.com

Enjoy Sake at the cost price

It simultaneous opened all of sake served at the cost price “Nihonshu Genka Sakagura Shinjuku Sohonten (日本酒原価酒蔵新宿総本店)” and “Nihonshu Genka Sakagura Shibuya Namikibashi shop (日本酒原価酒蔵店渋谷並木橋店)” on March 8th. Moreover, opening the “Nihonshu Genka Sakagura Shibuya Center Gai shop (日本酒原価酒蔵渋谷センター街店)” on March 12. It will total of 16 shops.

 

“Nihonshu Genka Sakagura” has expanded 13 shops so far since the first shop, Shinbashi honten opened in April 2015. More than 50 famous brands of sake across Japan (“Dassai”「獺祭」, “Jikon”「而今」, “Juyondai”「十四代」, “Hiroki”「飛露喜」, “Densyu”「田酒」are also included) is available to drink less than a third of the market price, from the 300 yen by 180ml (Ichigo). e.g. “Dassai 50″「獺祭磨き50」395 yen, ” Tatenokawa Seiryu”「楯野川 清流」359 yen, “Kamoshibito Kuheiji”「醸し人九平次」519 yen etc. To keep the freshness, immediately after opening the bottle, refill in a custom-made bottle, which is providing and stored at the appropriate temperature.

Although there are many sake places have the system that pays in the advance all-you-can-drink with bringing your own meals in the shop, Nihonshu Genka bar is not allowed to bring your meal because they want the customer to enjoy the delicious cuisine with delicious sake. “Best Unigiri” 490 yen, “Sea urchin and salmon roe with soft-cooked egg” 590 yen, “Higashiizu salted dried mackerel fish” 690 yen, “Kirishima pork SAKE shabu-shabu” 1,290 yen, “Red seabream Hitsumabushi (one serving)” 500 yen etc. (at the March, 2018)

As they want the customer to enjoy heartily the aroma of sake, in all shops all seats are smoking-free including an electronic cigarette.

For the beginners also to be pleased, menu book provides characteristic of sake, the recommendation of pairing food, a message from sake producer and a sake brewery interview, it is fun even just reading.

Nihonshu Genka Sakagura