Otaru Beer Inc. (Otaru City) has its main brewery in Zenibako, which is a suburb of the city. In their beer pub and restaurant “Otaru-sohko No.1” near Otaru Canal, they still brew their beer. (Sohko means warehouse in English.) There is a free informational tour about beer making, which takes about 20 minutes. Visitors can see big kettles made of bronze and learn about each step of the production process. Otaru-sohko No.1 is conveniently located in a popular tourist spot. They are open 365 days a year, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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小樽啤酒 / Otaru Beer