sake brweries in hyogo

Hyogo has about 80 sake breweries. These are just some examples that you might want to visit. Please contact them directly for details.

Kobe shushinkan (fukuju)

Major Brand: Fukuju, Frozon Umeshu
Location: Higashinada, Kobe
“Nada Sake Brewing District” has five areas. Fukuju is in the west,  “Mikage-go.” Founded in 1751, the flagship blue bottle, Fukuju Junmai Ginjo has been presented at Novel Prize banquets. 


MIyako bijin shuzo

Major Brand: Miyako-Bijin
Location: Minami Awaji, Hyogo
Located in Awajishima Island, which is believed to be the first island made by gods in the Japanese mythology. Focused on traditional ways, placing much value on Yamahai, one of the classic brewing methods.

konishi shuzo

Major Brand: Shirayuki 
Location: Itami, Hyogo
Founded iin 1550, and represented “Itami,” one of the birth places of sake. Also, known for being a pioneer of importing craft beers from all over the world. 

hakutsuru shuzo

Major Brand:  Hakutsuru Josen, Maru
Location:  Higashinada, Hyogo
The biggest sales and production volume of sake in Japan. Hakutsuru Sake Museum is a must-see establishment as a tourist attraction in Kobe area.


Major Brand: Junsei, Fu
Location: Kasai, Hyogo
Founded in 1839, located in the region of “Yamadanishiki,” the king of sake rice. Brewery restaurant is a great place to learn about their sake as well as local tastes.