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Asahi Breweries Hakata Brewery

3-1-1, Takeshita, Hakataku, Fukuoka 812-0895, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-431-2701
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Came by bike? --> no beer!

Small tour (~20mins) with some interesting facts about the brewery. Afterwards you get 20 mins to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Asami S
via mobile
A great experience

I learned a lot during this visit to Japans most famous Breweries. I had no idea that Asahi also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie L
Toronto, Canada
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“english tour” (8 reviews)
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3-1-1, Takeshita, Hakataku, Fukuoka 812-0895, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-431-2701
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small tour (~20mins) with some interesting facts about the brewery. Afterwards you get 20 mins to drink some beers. However, some advice regarding the beer tasting: definitely always say that you came by public transport, do NOT indicate that you came by bike! In rest...More

Thank Asami S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I learned a lot during this visit to Japans most famous Breweries. I had no idea that Asahi also had non-alcoholic beverages. We were able to try three different types of beer or their non-alcoholic beverages.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 24 February 2017

just some helpful info for other travellers. If your looking at going the tours are from 9am - 3pm so it doesn't run too late in the day. Make sure to go over early before you get caught up doing other things later in the...More

Thank Kayc H
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This tour is free of charge, however I would recommend you get the hotel to call and make a reservation for you beforehand. They have both Japanese and Korean tours, both of which I did not understand, but they provided you with a listening aid...More

4  Thank 506fayel
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you dont speak Japanese, make sure you book for the free English guided tour which will last for 60 minutes (the Japanese speaking tours will be 90 minutes). It included history, the process of beer brewing and how the factory operated. At the conclusion,...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Tours are available in English and Korean(as well as Japanese of course)...hard part is reserving ahead of time as most staff do not speak English...I got a slot on the English tour that was well run...tour was typical brewery tour going over the brewing process...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The Asahi brewery is a short (5 minute) walking distance from the Takashita station which is one stop away from Hakata station. Once you leave the train there are clear signs directing you to the brewery. We didn't book ahead so had to join a...More

Thank Adithepv
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Making a reservation here may be a bit challenging as the phone operator speaks minimum english. Tour usually runs every half and hour, but mostly in Japanese. If you take these tours, you will likely follow the Japanese crowd, but will be given a audio...More

Thank Malcolm_See
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We joined the Korean tour. Though we were given audio equipment but still feel it would be better if we are able to attend the English tour. After the tour, you can enjoy 3 glasses of beer and a packet of snacks and kids can...More

Thank AnniePeko
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

There is only a few slots for English guided tours so I had to join the one in Japanese. However, an audio guide is given for you to listen to the explanations of each point. The guide also pays special attention to you if you...More

1  Thank Joyce Y
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hello will you open on upcoming 25th dec? if yes, i would like an english tour... thank you for your attention :)
29 November 2016|
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Response from Joyce Y | Reviewed this property |
Hello~ 25 Dec is not a national holiday in Japan, you may be able to secure a slot:) but please do make a call to confirm!
Francesca K
How often are tours run and what time in the day is the earliest tour?
5 September 2016|
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Response from aotap | Reviewed this property |
There is really no specific schedule stated in the website only the tour hours [9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.] and their contact details so you have to call and book your tour. If you're staying in a hotel I suggest that you ask... More