Kitakata City in Fukushima Prefecture is famous for its ramen, boasted as one of the Top 3 Ramen in the country. However, fewer people know the area produces amazing sake in both quality and quantity. To introduce the many sake breweries, see Kitakata townscape, and sample the various sake, the “Searching for Kitakata Sake Breweries Leisure Walk” (喜多方酒蔵探訪のんびりウォーク) will be held on May 27.
Participants will be able to walk around town visiting 12 sake breweries. Each offers tastings, shopping, and viewing of the sake producing facilities. Check-in and event finish at the open square in front of JR Kitakata Station. Participants must be healthy and over 20 years of age (the drinking age in Japan).
Although everyone is welcome, keep in mind English support is limited and the application process is only in Japanese. To apply, fill out the form and email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 19th.