JAPAN SAKE AND SHOCHU MAKERS ASSOCIATION

Japan sake and shochu academy 2019
Date: 18th – 22th February 2019

This is an official educational course organized by the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association with the support of National Tax Agency and National Research Institute of Brewing in Japan. This course is designed to provide the advanced correct knowledge of Japanese traditional alcohol drinks "Sake" and "Shochu" which - we call "國酒 (Kokushu) "

JAPAN SAKE AND SHOCHU MAKERS ASSOCIATION
1-6-15, Njishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Tel +81 3 3501 0101
URL www.japansake.or.jp

About Japan sake and shochu academy

Courses

1Basic
■History, culture and making process.
2Tasting
■Through the tasting of various sample, you learn styles, how to describe the flavor characteristics and the origins of flavors.
Sample: about 70 items
3Advanced
■Visit to Brewing Society of Japan:They provide many kinds of yeast called Kyokai - kobo
■Visit to traditional sake brewery, learn more details from rice field to glass.
Experiential learning of Sake, Shochu and Awamori
(Supplementary lesson: Off hours)
■Various Sake, Shochu, Awamori bars and restaurants

Lecturers

Experts of tasting and making Sake and Shochu with the support of National Research Institute of Brewing

Location

The red brick brewhouse, the birth place of National Research Institute of Brewing
2-6-30, Takinogawa, Kita-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 114-0023

The National Research Institute of Brewing (NRIB) was established on May 9, 1904 in Tokyo, Japan as a national research organization concerning technology related to alcoholic beverages under the Ministry of Finance.
This old building called AKA-RENGA(red brick) was popular with sake brewers.

Certificate

After completing all lessons and the final examination, a certification will be issued by National Research Institute of Brewing and Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association.

Language

English

How to join the courses

Course fee 100,000 yen
Date and Time February, 18th – 22th ,2019
From 9:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m
Accommodation Accommodation is arranged and paid by the academy.
There is no change of the course fee even if you don't need the accommodation.
Notes
  • - The number of student is up to 15 (approx.)
  • - You need to attend all scheduled lessons and examinations
  • - Applicant must want to learn the advanced knowledge and tasting skills of sake and shochu.
  • - A short essay is required which describes your activities (past/present) and aspiration about your future activities using this experience.
  • - In case of exceeding number of applicants, we'll decide the candidates based on the essay submitted.
  • - The candidates will be contacted directly by 10th.December.
Application Book site
( https://www.s-db.jp/entry?k=671c4ec722bec726c5432670f3def5de747%2CDI )
Dead line: The end of November, 2018
Inquiry email: yamada@sakebunka.co.jp
Tel: +81 3 3501 0101 Weekday 10:00~17:00(Japanese time)
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