Kobayashi Brewing, Kuriyama, Hokkaido

Kobayashi Shuzo is a long-established sake maker that was founded in Sapporo in 1878. In 1901, it moved its base to Kuriyama-cho, where it could use the abundant water of the Yubari River. It is known for its sake “Kitanonishiki”, which was named after the first generation “Kobayashi Yonesaburo”’s ambition to “decorate the north with brocade”. At Kobayashi Shuzo, 13 buildings including warehouses and residences are registered as national registered tangible cultural properties, and you can feel the history. It also aims to make local sake with everything from Hokkaido, such as people, rice and water.

Available : Tasting, Restaurant, Brewery Tour, Shop
Founded : 1878
Representative brand : Kitanonishiki
Tel : 0123-76-9292
Access : 15 min walk from JR Kuriyama Station
Kura opening hours : 10:00~17:00
Tour reservation : Reservation is needed. Limited only to groups of 10 or more people.
Business hours : Restaurant 11:00~15:00
Regular holidays : New year holiday, the third Monday of April
Online shop (International shipping may not be available.)