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Local Craft Beer Tasting Experience in Kyoto
A visit to Maikoya Kyoto provides many authentic Japanese experiences, and that includes sampling food and beverages. Japan is known for the numerous varieties of sake, but the country also produces excellent craft beer. Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage in the country. Tourists and residents alike visit the Maikoya Kyoto to sample the authentic craft beer in a traditional Japanese style kitchen. The experience begins with an expert explaining the brewing process and facts about Japanese beer. Then you will have the chance to try three different types of craft beer from local breweries. There will be three bottles of thirst quenching craft beer for two people. Japanese beer is a taste sensation for tourists and residents alike. Like all foods and beverages offered in Japan, the craft beer is made with the constants of freshness and local ingredients. Most of the beer is pale in color with the body and flavor of lagers and an alcohol content of five percent. The three beers available for sampling are WIP-A from Minoh Beer, Kura Kolsch from Kuninocho Beer, and Kyoto Kolsch from Dotonbori Beer. You and a friend or family member can share the share the taste testing, but please remember in Japan 20 is the legal age limit for drinking alcoholic beverages. The Maikoya Kyoto is a place to experience many authentic Japanese traditions. Make sure to sample the local craft beers before you leave. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity to enjoy genuine Japanese craft beer.
- Learn about craft beers and the breweries that make them.
- Sample three different craft beers at the Maikoya Kyoto
- Enjoy beer tasting in a traditional Japanese style kitchen.
- Remember the event with photos.
Included3 bottles of beer
Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya KyotoWe are a cultural experience venue located in the heart of Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan. We pride ourselves on providing authenthinc experiences in Kyoto. Founded on the four main pricinples of tea ceremony (Harmony, respect, purity and tranquility) Maikoya has gained recognition among both locals and foreigners. Maikoya also recently has been selected as one of the best tea ceremony venues in Japan by Tripadvisor. Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya Kyoto offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend an afternoon than learning a traditional, beautiful new art form with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn't find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendour. We are located near Honnoji temple.
Our address is 〒604-8006 Kyoto Prefecture, 5F, Nakagyo Ward, Shimomaruyacho (Kawaramachidori), 407-2 ルート河原町ビル google map
Our phone number is 075-606-5303
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
*** Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian preferences. Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
1. Do you accept walk-ins? Yes, we accept walk-ins. However, it is chepaer to book online and you may need to wait if you show up without a reservation especially during the peak season.
2. Do I need to wear a kimono? Traditional tea ceremony is usually conducted by wearing a kimono but since you may simply not be interested in it or you may be pregnant (earlier than 3rd trimester OK) we don’t require you to wear a kimono.
3. Do I need to sit on my knees all the time or I can sit comfortably? Can I sit on the chair? Yes you can sit comfortably without sitting on your knees. Yes we do provide chairs and desks if you need.
4. What is the etiquette for tea ceremony? Please remember to --take your shoes off, --be quiet and not talk to your partner throughout the ceremony, —not use your cell phone (we allow photos before and after) but ideally you should forget worldly and materialistic thoughts.
5. Do you have kimonos for kids? Yes, we do have small size kimonos for kids. Just let us know the age/height of your child in advance.
6. Do you have plus size kimonos? Yes we do have extra size kimonos. If you are a plus size please let us know when you reserve about your size.
7. Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day? Yes!
8. Do you provide any hairdo services? Yes (for females), we will make sure you look your best and your hair matches the traditional kimono style.
9. Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc? Of course we explain all the meanings and symbols. We also answer many questions you may have (what tis the relationship between zen and tea ceremony, what is the relationship between zen and shodo, what is the difference between Shinto and Buddhism, etc.)
10. Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, etc. to remember my experience?. Yes we do.
11. Where can I buy a kimono? We can recommend you a few nearby shops that sell 2nd hand, upscale and economy kimonos, yukatas, samues and hakamas.