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Ando Jozo Brewery Honten

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Address: 27 Shimo Shimmachi, Kakunodate Machi, Semboku 014-0315, Akita Prefecture
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learn about soy sauce and miso

This very old building where they still make miso and soy sauce the traditional way without additives. They have a variety of each products and samples to try - they all taste... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very old building where they still make miso and soy sauce the traditional way without additives. They have a variety of each products and samples to try - they all taste very different from one another and I can see why people would have a favorite. There was an area to display artwork, textiles and figurines from the previous... More 

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Sapporo, Japan
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This shop is the one of historical houses in Kakunodate. It was built in Meiji era, more than 100 years before. They make and sell traditional Japanese seasoning like "miso" soy paste, "syoyu" soy sauce for nearly 170 years. Here you enjoy not only old Japanese style of warehouse and office which a prosperous merchant family owned but also souvenir... More 

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Aomori, Japan
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Andojyozo is a delightful gem located in the merchant's district of Kakunodate, about a 10-minute walk from the samurai area. The shop is located in a handsome old building (maybe a former temple?). It sells all kinds of interesting made-on-premises miso, shoyu, and spices. There are plenty of samples, enabling people (like me, for example) who can't read Japanese to... More 

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