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白鹿 Hakushika Memorial Museum of Sake, Hyogo Prefecture

Saturday, 02 May 2015

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Lies in the city Nishinomiya 西宮市 of Hyogo Prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu island are some Japan's popular tourist attractions that include Shukugawa Park which was selected as one of the ‘100 beauty spots of Cherry-blossoms in Japan’ and Nishinomiya Jinja Shrine西宮神社.

 

One sightseeing spot in this city is the Hakushika Memorial Museum of Sake 白鹿記念酒造博物館 founded in 1982 by Tatsuma Honke Sake Brewery, the producer of白鹿 Hakushika sake. The Museum showcases the history and culture of sake brewing as well as tools that were used for creating sakes in the past. There are also restaurants, café and shop where visitors can enjoy a cup of fresh Hakushika sake.

 

Hakushika Memorial Museum of Sake 白鹿記念酒造博物館 (Tatsuma Honke Sake Brewery) 

 

Nishinomiya city is easily accessed by a 15-min train ride from Osaka and Kobe and the museum is located at Yubinbango 662-0926 Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture saddle-cho 8-21, a 15-min walk to the south from Nishinomiya Station on the Hanshin line. Admission fee of 400 Yen (approximate SGD 4.40) applies and closed on every Tuesday.

 

Some popular Hakushika sakes include Honjozo Yamadanishiki (14.7% Alc/Vol), Gold Yamadanishiki Junmai (14.7% Alc/Vol), Kuromatsu Hakushika Junmai (14.5% Alc/Vol), and many more. Hakushika is distributed by Whistler Wine & Spirits Pte Ltd. Website: www.whistler.com.sg. Tel: +65 6748 7820.

 

Available in 300ml and 720ml in Singapore (Image credit: Hakushika sake / Tatsuma Honke Sake Brewery) 

 

Source: Hakushika sake / Tatsuma Honke Sake Brewery

Photos: Hai JapanPosted by Admin in Sake & Shochu on 02 May 2015

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