Service: Very shy and quiet, but very attentive!
Facilities & Equipment: Very clean overall. Excellent washroom. Entirely non-smoking!
Strong points: Japanese and foreign craft beers. Own draft beer added beginning of July!
Things are starting to progress fast these days as a new beer bar was not only opened on December 21st, 2013 south of Shizuoka JR Station under the name of Shizuoka Brewing, but it will also starts brewing from June 8th when its license will be valid under the name of Shizuoka Beer!
It will become the second brewery in Shizuoka City and the 12th one in Shizuoka Prefecture!
Expect quite a few reports on its progress in the coming months!
The bar and the brewery are set into a very compact space with a single lounge a long counter you can either sit or stand by!
You can also sit at chairs, stools and tables.
Incidentally the whole place is entirely non-smoking, a great environment for tasting craft beer!
Hop lamp shades!
Brewer/owner Satoshi Yamamoto/山本哲史さん, a very shy man who will lighten when talking about brewing, not only intends to brew his own original beer but is already working in association with local farmers!
Hops organically grown in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City!
For the moment he is serving Japanese and overseas craft beer from 9 taps, but from July we shall be able to start with 3 of his own brews including American Pale Ale and whatever the tax office will allow him to as he will also bottle part of his brands.
Mash tun and open-style copper.
He kindly allowed me inside the “brewery” itself which is very compact and taking little space, making it arguably the smallest brewery in Shzuoka Prefecture, although he will have to brew at 6,000 liters a year!
Hopback and fermentation vat!
From June, the “brewery” will be off-limits!
The bottling machine!
The beer kegs behind the taps!
The last step before the tap!
Expect the next report soon as this will also prove a congenial place with craft beer lovers (and no smoking!)!
422-8062 Shizuoka City, Suruga Ku, Inagawa, 108029
Opening hours: 17:30~23:00
Closed on Mondays
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