Established in 1908, this Houmei Liquor’s brewery “Hatta Homeishu Liquor Shop” focus on “Houmei for health”, producing it by 16 kinds of grass roots fully such as ginseng, cinnamon, dried citrus peel, chrysanthemum, yam licorice, saffron, Chinese wolfberry fruit, Solomon’s seal, clove, and so on.
“Aka Taru Houmei Liquor” which is the main brand of this brewery specializes its strong flavor that presents medical herb liquor, making grass seeds in high quality long-time aged and extracted enough to keep its original element. Its package design in vermilion and gold gives us dynamic impression, lined up with various sizes from 180ml un to 1,800ml. Houmei liquor generally has the dark amber hue, yet this brewery offers us “golden Houmei liquor” in sparkling golden hue as well as “silver Houmei liquor” which is slightly brighter than gold one. Let’s do the tasting to compare with those tastes.
“Aka Taru Houmei Liquor” also has the sister brand named “Aka Taru Longevity Liquor”. Experience its renowned medicated liquor in your daily life such as tasting it as a flavorful liqueur or as a cooking ingredients equivalent to mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) as it is sweet.
Hatta Homeishu Liquor Shop (Aka Taru)
Address/ 531 Tomo, Tomo-cho, Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima
Regular holiday/ every second and fourth Tuesday