Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery 三郎丸蒸留所(若鶴酒造)

A Showa-era whiskey distillery with an array of experiences

Since 1952, Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery has been producing small batches of award-winning whiskey. Visitors can take an intimate look behind the scenes at the whiskey manufacturing process and learn about the facility's history. The distinctive atmosphere of the Showa era can be seen and felt in the building’s architecture and elegant interior.

With stills and fermenters made of Takaoka copper, this distillery in Tonami City truly showcases a regional approach to liquor production. Also on the premises is Reiwagura, an experiential facility where guests can purchase Wakatsuru whiskey and related merchandise, sample different Wakatsuru products, and enjoy fusion cuisine.

Tonami / Gokayama
Attractions Activities Food Products


Address 939-1308 富山県砺波市三郎丸208
Telephone Number 0763-37-8159
Opening Times • Tour schedule (reservations required): Weekdays 10:40 a.m., 1:20 p.m., 3 p.m.; Weekends and holidays 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
• Tours take about 60 minutes
• Up to 60 people per tour
Closed Closed on Wednesdays and New Year's holidays
Prices Free
Car Park Parking available for 15 standard vehicles; contact the distillery to arrange tour bus parking
Getting There About 15 minutes by train from Shin-Takaoka Station to Aburaden Station on the JR Johana Line, then a short walk to the distillery
Website http://www.wakatsuru.co.jp/saburomaru/
Notes • Tours are free, but there are some fees for tastings.
• Drivers will not be allowed to consume alcohol, so please use public transport if planning to drink
• Reservations are needed for tours of the distillery; apply through the reservation system: https://www.wakatsuru.co.jp/reserve/index.php
• Reservations are limited to 14 people per booking. For groups over 14 people, please contact the distillery by email: Wtaishogura@grncorp.co.jp

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