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Announcement from Hakushu Distillery

[Temporary Closing]
On June 9th,27th, 2017, our distillery will be closed.
Thank you for your understanding.
[Extended operating information]

Operating hours are extended during the period below. Please take this opportunity to visit.
From July 15th to 30th on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, our distillery will lengthen the open hours to 9:30-17:30. (The last admission: 17:00)

[Reservation is required for entrance]
From January 2016, reservation will also be required for the visitors of the distillery viewing (including the museum, shop, and restaurant). If you do not have a reservation, you may not be able to enter when the distillery is full. Please make a reservation prior to visiting.

Hakushu Distillery Tour(Paid)

  • Reservations required
  • Paid
  • Includes Tasting
  • 20 or over

In the beginning we introduce the craftsmen's dedication to producing a variety of distinctive whiskies at the Hakushu Distillery, then later you can taste the unblended whisky (not for sale) that makes up Hakushu Single Malt Whisky. This tour truly allows you to fully enjoy the whisky.

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THE STORY OF HAKUSHU(PAID)

  • Reservations required
  • Paid
  • Includes Tasting
  • 20 or over

The Hakushu Distillery taps into the rich natural bounty of the surrounding forests to craft premium whisky. Discover the passion and commitment to excellence behind the launching of the Hakushu brand through special videos, distillery tours, and tastings.

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Distillery viewing (no viewing of production process/Free)

  • Reservations required
  • Free

Feel free to enjoy the whisky museum, shop, bar, and restaurant.

There is no viewing of production process. Please make reservations of restaurant by phone.

  • ・Suntory Whisky Museum
  • ・Factory shop
  • ・Hakushu bar(Paid)
  • ・"White terrace" Restaurant

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Requests for visitors

  • * Driving while intoxicated and the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors are prohibited by law. Soft drinks will be provided to visitors driving cars, motorcycles, and bicycles as well as to motorcycle passengers and minors.
  • * Please follow our instructions inside the facility to ensure your safety as well as product cleanliness and quality. Pets are not permitted inside the distillery property.
  • * Service animals, however, are allowed, with the exception of some manufacturing areas.
  • * To ensure the cleanliness of the food products manufactured at the facility, please refrain from bringing outside food and drink into the distillery.
  • * Unaccompanied minors are not permitted inside the facility.
  • * Tour program may be suspended due to natural disasters and bad weather such as typhoons and snow fall. Please confirm via telephone or our website before coming.

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Suntory Hakushu Distillery
Dedication to Quality

Suntory Hakushu Distillery
Dedication to Quality
Dedication to Quality

Click here to learn more about how skilled craftsmen create the subtle flavors of Suntory Whisky by taking advantage of the rich natural bounty surrounding Hakushu Distillery.

Major awards
Major awards

Suntory Whisky has received awards at numerous international liquor competitions.

For reservations/inquiries, please contact the Hakushu Distillery Information Desk

Phone:+81-551-35-2211* Please make sure to dial the correct number.

Operating hours:9:30 am to 4:30 pm(except plant shutdowns)
Closed:Over the New Year’s holiday and during plant shutdowns
(some of which are not scheduled in advance)