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Hana no Mai Sake Brewing

Guided sake brewery tour by head brewer

Take a tour of Hamamatsu's oldest sake brewery, Hana no Mai Sake Brewing, established in 1864. Our head brewer will personally guide you though the entire sake production process, carried out with great care using the finest materials and locally sourced ingredients. You can learn the traditional sake brewing in depth. You can sample freshly brewed raw sake that you can hardly ever taste, create your own label, and take a souvenir photo. Tax-free sake can be bought at the adjoining store.
Start time 10am/ 1pm
Duration About 2 hours
Closed January 1 and 2
Capacity 2 people 〜
※Over 10 people, please contact us.

With interpreter ¥11,000/person
<Included in Cost>
・Learn about the sake brewing process first hand on a brewery tour
・Experience includes a guide-interpreter (English, Chinese)
・Make a customer label for a complimentary bottle of sake (720 ml)

Cancellation Charges
7 Day to 2 Day Notice: ¥1,100 per person (With interpreter plan: ¥3,000)
1 Day Notice: 50%
Cancel on the day of the tour or fail to show: 100%

How to reserve
Please book at least 7 days before.
Please send the following information to
・Desired Date and Start Time
・Requested Number of people
・Main Guest's Name
・Nationality (for purpose of our tourism survey)
・How you can be reached on the day of reservation (cell phone, email, hotel, etc)
Committed to local brewing
Hana no Mai Sake Brewery is located along the approach of quaint white cobble stones leading to Koshin temple in Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu.One of the oldest and most established breweries in Hamamatsu, Hana no Mai uses the best ingredients and has been committed to local production.The brewery is named after the Tenryukawa-style Dance of the Flowers from ancient times.
Sake is a Japanese alcohol made with special techniques and staple ingredients - rice, water, and malted rice. Hana no Mai gives true meanings to local brewing by using not only local ingredients of rice and water but also the indispensable local master brewers.
Rice Yamada Nishiki, which is the highest quality brewer's rice from local contract farmers
Water Pure underground water which flows from the Akaishi mountain range
Master brewer Committed to hiring locally; we've developed local talents over the years and currently we have our in-house master brewers
About Master Brewers

Master brewers are commanders of sake brewing. It goes without saying that they are experts in the technicalities of sake brewing. Furthermore, master brewers are well-rounded artisans with leadership, judgment and managerial skills who need to manage the whole brewing team during the six-month brewing period.

Malted rice which is used to brew sake comes from inducing yeast from steamed rice. Brewers carefully manage this process within high temperature and high humidity workshops.
Annual Open Brewery
At our Annual Open Brewery in October, you can taste our latest sake of the year. Stalls are lined up within the premises and in the nearby Koshin Temple compound. Many come to enjoy new sake every year.
Retail Store
You can purchase sake at our retail store.

>> Hana no Mai Sake Brewing
花の舞酒造【Hananomai Shuzou】
ADDRESS 632 Miyaguchi, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka
PHONE 053-582-2121
OPEN 8am – 5pm
CLOSED January 1 and 2

TRANSPORT From Shin-Hamamatsu Station
[TRAIN] Entetsu Railway Line get off at “Nishi-Kajima” station (32 minutes) take the Tenryuhamanako Railroad going to “Shinjohara” get off at “Miyaguchi” station (5 minutes) then walk (5 minutes)
2021.3.22 update
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