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spirits tasting

Japanese Whiskey Tasting; relaxed at bar

spirits tasting

Japanese Whiskey Tasting; relaxed at bar

15 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
spirits tasting

Japanese Whiskey Tasting; relaxed at bar

spirits tasting

Japanese Whiskey Tasting; relaxed at bar

15 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

"Japanese whiskey tasting; relaxed and educational in the heart of Kyoto Geisha district" This is one of the best ways to enjoy and experience Japanese whiskey. Every Whiskey lover highly welcomed Experience. This is corroboration experience with J-whiskey Bar. Meet up at the station. I'll explain about the general information about Kyoto and Sanjo (most entertainment area). We'll go to my favorite Japanese whiskey bar which providing a variety kind of Japanese whiskey including vintage one. Begin with "Suntry Kaku", Most Popular and representative of J-whiskey. You can try to make "high-ball (Whiskey with soda)" with it. This is the most common way to drink whiskey in Japan. Next, you can enjoy Tasting of Japanese premiere whiskey. "Hibiki 17years", "Yamazaki 12years", "Taketsuru" This is a special service of the bar because these are very rare and expensive. You can try straight whiskey and it's flavor first. Next, dip 2 drops of water, then it's flavor "open" become Sweeter, and more Mellow, which mean you can enjoy twice. You may be able to enjoy the communication of local whiskey freak in the bar. In the end,​ I'll show you around Geisha district and introduce some good restaurants according to your preference.

Your host

Learn more about Kenji

Kenji

I'm a Japanese professional guide (also a travel freak) and just started own tour business lived in Kyoto for 5 years. Whiskey is my most favorite alcohol since long long years ago. This is highlight of Premiere Japanese Whiskey. Special tasting of "Hibiki 17years", "Yamazaki 12years", "Taketsuru" on the Japanese whiskey bar. You can also try to make "high-ball (Whiskey with soda)" with "Suntory Kaku" Some of them are become very difficult to get, but quality is extremely special and this is simble of Sweet, Mellow, Deep flavor of Japanese whiskey. You can also enjoy talking with local there

What's included

Food
Chocolate set and Camembert cracker
Drinks
"Suntry Kaku Whiskey" and "high-ball (Whiskey with soda)". Tasting of "Hibiki 17years", "Yamazaki 12years", "Taketsuru"

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Where you'll be

Meet up in the station. We'll go through scenic spot of River side and entertainment street to go to bar. Bar is like Japanese whiskey museum, many premiere Japanese whiskey, Sake, are available. If you need, I can take you to Japanese whiskey shop.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 20 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

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Kenji
Japanese Whiskey Tasting; relaxed at bar
15 reviews
From $132/person
15 reviews
From $132/person