Kyoto is no exception to the growing popularity of craft beer in Japan, and in a quiet neighborhood in the city is a young small brewery, which have produced many varieties of high quality craft beers while winning many medals in an international stage in an astonishing short period of time. The tour visits this brewery to see their work on site before going to their retail store to drink their beer.
1.Visit a craft beer brewery in the northeast part of Kyoto City.
2.Listen to a short presentation by a guide on a beer production process and the varieties of craft beers of the brewery. (15 min.)
3.Go inside the brewing room to see the beer production on site and meet two skillful brewers. (20 min.)
4.Have a sip of wort, the sugary liquid gained in an early stage of brewing, which can never be tasted unless you are in a brewery.
5.Take a city bus to hit a retail store of the brewery. (35 min.)
6.Enjoy 4 regular kinds of craft beers each of which paired with Kyoto’s local side dish made for this tour. (40 min.)
7.Finally, pick a large glass of any kinds of craft beer you want from 9 or 10 varieties.