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Amami Tours Kokuto Shochu


Among the Amami Islands' best-kept secrets lies the undiscovered treasure of kokuto shochu. Its exceptional qualities extend beyond its exquisite taste, as this regional gem is exclusively crafted in the Amami Archipelago and nowhere else in Japan. Distilled from a traditional dark sugar known as kokuto, this spirit ranks among the world's finest and is remarkably hard to find outside of the islands. 


Embodying the essence of archepelago, kokuto shochu is made at two dozen distilleries spread across five islands. It is aged in earthen pots, tanks, and barrels, and each distillery captures a delightful array of highly unique characteristics between them.


A must-try for those who appreciate a good drink and seek something truly extraordinary.

Minimum of 2 people per booking.

Example tours:  Distillery Hop,  Island Culture, or Under Cover Amami

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