Doi Shuzojo


Region: Chubu
Prefecture: Shizuoka

Founded in 1868, the Doi Brewery is situated in the shadow of the Takatenjin Castle in Shizuoka prefecture.  Over the course of 4 generations, the brewery has built its reputation as a first class ginjyo-kura.  Until the unexpected passing of their Master Brewer, Shokichi Hase, one of the distinguished master brewers comprising the Four Guardians of Heaven of the Noto Toji Guild, Mr. Hase was at the helm of Doi Shuzojo's production for over 40 years.  His long term apprentice has taken over the reigns of production continuing to uphold the production quality that has made the brewery famous.