Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery, Sendai
(4.4/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Discover the history behind a celebrated spirit with a tour of Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery. Learn about founder Taketsura's long journey to Scotland, where he learned the finer points of the art of whiskey-making, and how he grew his business upon his return. English-speakers will need to take an audio tour around the distillery, as the guide's explanation and signage are in Japanese only. Afterwards, sample some of the whiskies and purchase a bottle or two in the distillery shop. Arrange to visit Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery and other attractions in Sendai using our Sendai itinerary maker.
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  • We could see the process go made whiskey is delicious in a tranquil wooded setting. So walk out warm coat is mandatory. Whisky tasting, was a good bargain.
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  • The scenery is on IM's building is made of brick, the absence of wires, the hills left. Brick building has snow grows even in the winter, but harmonizes green of early summer, great. And in the winter snow miyagikyo falls was fantastic. You can stroll while enjoying the seasonal scenery of Tokyo Dome 4.
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  • Yoichi Miyagi factory we visited together, but environment is the difference between surprise too. Miyagi is in nature a vast city is located in the city, is a compact, but I think in a great environment. Lots of people came in the autumn garden and went smoothly, visit was every 20 minutes. City tasting was just like ok but Miyagi was limited.
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  • You can take a well curated tour of a handful of buildings in the distillery. The tour is only in Japanese and English audio guides are not available. Despite this, the web application on the Nikka website gives you enough information to get through. Unlike the Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, you cannot make your own guide-free tour, you must take one of the escorted tours. The three free tasting samples are the same as at the Yoichi distillery. I went in summer and there was a free shuttle service to and from the JR station.
  • Amazing grounds and Distillery. The tour is in Japanese but they have an audio tour in English. Three free samples at the end and a gift shop of many rare bottles. It was a journey to get there but I'm glad I did it. Thanks Takesuru.
  • Fun factory indoor/outdoor tour, but in Japanese only. English pamphlet, website, and smart phone app can assist English speakers. Free sampling at the end and extensive gift shop. Access via 25 min walk from Sakunami Station, unless you are lucky enough to catch the seasonal shuttle.
  • Nikka whisky distillery. Can plant tours and tastings are free. Possible only here do not sell liquor, so buy rare items as souvenirs and. Sakunami station distance is not impossible.
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  • First of all, was amazed at the scenery. Look through the forest road and a brick building. I had the feeling of being in the world of fantasy and brilliant green shades of the building and around the matches, you are deep in the mountains of Japan. It is a place has no interest in the liquor people want to go once by all means.
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