Posts Tagged ‘Fushimi sake

Kyoto Sake Bar, Cafe and Hostel – JAM

Kyoto Sake Bar, Cafe and Hostel – JAM

Fellow Kyoto-ologist, Nemo, from +alpha Japan and I dropped in at one of my new favorite haunts in Kyoto – JAM Sake Bar, which is on the first floor of JAM Hostel. JAM is great because it offers a casual, international atmosphere with a pretty good line-up of sake, and, very reasonable pricing. As this …

Kyoto Craft Beer Festival – Bad Beer is the Enemy!!

Kyoto Craft Beer Festival – Bad Beer is the Enemy!!

Today I went to the Kyoto Craft Beer Festival. It was smaller than expected but a pretty interesting experience. Craft beer is now just starting to gain a little traction in Japan. There are a plethora of variety when it comes to sake and shochu, but with Japanese beer, there are mainly just a few …

Kyoto Izakaya: Eikun Sake Brewery’s Moromine Restaurant

Kyoto Izakaya: Eikun Sake Brewery’s Moromine Restaurant

Kyoto’s Eikun sake brewery makes perhaps my favorite Kyoto sake. (Generally, I am not a fan of Kyoto sake.) I was given a tour of the Eikun brewery by the brew master a few years ago and after that always kept my eye out for Eikun sake at restaurants and sake bars. I know several …

Kyoto Fushimi Sake Cider

Kyoto Fushimi Sake Cider

Yamamoto Honke sake brewery, established in 1677, is a among the oldest sake breweries in Fushimi, the sake brewing district of Kyoto. On June 1st of this year, Yamamoto Honke released a new and novel sake product: Kyoto Sake Cider. Cider in Japan is a popular soft drink and is very unlike what we think …

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