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KINRYOThe brand name ‘KINRYO’ comes from the story that the confucian scholar, Rai-Sanyou (1780-1832), visited Kotohira and called this area ‘KINRYO’ because he thought this area resembled Chinese ancient city Kinryo (Nanjing).

The History of Kinryo
The History of Kinryo
The KINRYO's story begins in 1658 when the first Kaemon started handling Awa Indigo.
Brewing Kinryo
Brewing Kinryo
About our brewing. Sakamai (Sake Rice) and Water.
Visit Kinryo (Tadotsu brewery)
Visit Kinryo (Tadotsu brewery)
Get a glimpse at centuries-old sake brewing traditions. We offer free guided public tour each weekday, by reservation only.