What is Otokoyama
Otokoyama of local sake brewed in spring water of in Asahikawa, Hokkaido. In 1977, It was the first time in the world to win Monde Selection award for sake. It has been going on for 40 years. In addition, won many gold medals in domestic and foreign liquor competition and NRIB (National Research Institute of Brewing). Otokoyama' sake is rooted in Hokkaido.
We inherit the tradition of a sake "Otokoyama" which has been going on since Edo period.
Otokoyama was popular enough sake to be drawn in Kabuki, Joruri, Ukiyo-e. and it was also a sake for the Edo shogunate called "Gomenshu". The sake is kept making by us. This sake was created by Yamamoto Saemon who running a sake brewery named "Momenya" in Itami, Kansai in the Edo period. The origin of this sake's name Otokoyama Hachimangu Shrine in Kyoto.
Clear and dry taste with severe cold
Daisetsuzan is one of the hundred most celebrated mountains in Japan. Water that seeps out of perpetual snows is roots of taste of our sake. sake of that clear and dry is made by severe cold climate suitable for sake brewing, carefully selected sake brewery suitable rice and seimai buai (rice-polishing ratio)
Connected to the world through sake, Hokkaido's sake brewery
We would like many people to taste the Otokoyama that I made with a lot of love.
Our thought was not limited to domestic, but in 1977, Monday Selection was the first to exhibit "Otokoyama Junmai Daiginjo."
Otokoyama began full-fledged exports to the United States in 1984, with the aim of winning the world's first gold medal at sake.
Otokoyama is now exported to more than 20 countries, and is drunk as local sake in Hokkaido in various places.
Also, "Otokoyama Sake Brewery museum" is famous as a tourist facility in Asahikawa, Hokkaido for many visitors from abroad every year.
One big event of Otokoyama Co., Ltd. “Brewery Opening to the public”
Opening sake brewery which holds gratitude to everyone who has patronized us day by day.
It is an event that you enjoy tasting just new sake in the sake brewery served in the middle of preparation.
This event is now crowded with more than 10,000 customers, which began in 1979.
Every second Sunday in February 10 to 15 (free entry)
Otokoyama Nature Park
Otokoyama Nature Park is managed by Otokoyama Co., Ltd..
This park is located in the hilly area of 220 m above sea level, located at the southern tip of Mt.Tosshozan which is located about 15 minutes by car from the Otokoyma Brewery Museum.
It is a scenic spot where you can see the Daisetsuzan and Tokachidake mountains far away, and you can see the clear stream of the Ishikari River below you.
Otokoyama Nature Park
Okotoyama Nature Park
|Opening period||From mid April to early May.
Open during the opening period The opening period will be posted on the announcement. blogs
|Inquiry||0166-57-2131 (Otokoyama Natural Park / during the opening period only). Mail from here|
|location||Higashiyama Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido 071-8171 , Japan google map|
○ If you come by car
○ For those who use public transportation
|Parking Lot||Equipped with 200 cars
※ When you come by a large bus, please contact us in advance.