門司港は結構 有名なので よく知ってるしまた、何回かいってはいるが、門司という駅は初めてだった。目的は、
大阪からの電車旅だったので 結構、楽しかった。新大阪から新幹線に乗って小倉まで、そこから在来線に乗って引き返す感じで 門司の駅まで行った。
その当時のサクラビールの製造方法は 今はサッポロビールが持っているらしく、2019年はサクラビールができて 100年目らしく サクラビールの復刻版が販売されて
I went to “Sakura Beer” in Moji.
A station called Moji instead of Mojiko
In January 2020, I went to a place called Moji in Kitakyushu.
Mojiko is quite famous, so I’m familiar with it, and although I’ve said it several times, it was my first time to see a station called Moji. My purpose was to see the building of the beer company “Sakura Beer”, which was built in the Taisho period, in front of this station, so I got off at this station called Moji.
It was a train trip from Osaka, so it was quite fun. From Shin-Osaka, I took the Shinkansen to Kokura, then boarded a conventional train and headed back to Moji Station. This time I got a Shinkansen ticket very cheaply.
A round trip from Shin-Osaka to Kokura is just over 10,000 yen, which is very cheap. I think it was about 1 hour and 40 minutes from Shin-Osaka, but recently it’s been very fast. The Shinkansen also had wide seats and was very comfortable.
world sakura beer
So, this Kyushu “Sakura Beer” seems to have been made in the Taisho era and shipped from here all over the country. Sapporo in Hokkaido also has a beer called “Sapporo Beer”, but this Sapporo Beer seems to be an extension of Teikoku Beer in the Meiji era, but Sakura Beer is a little later. However, this Sakura Beer seems to be the Kyushu factory of the former Sapporo Breweries, and both seem to be Teikoku Beer.
During the Taisho period, this Kyushu-made Sakura Beer was shipped both domestically and internationally, and it seems to have been so admired around the world that when it came to Japanese beer, it was said to be Sakura Beer.
At its peak, it was the third largest beer market in Japan, so neon lights with that name were erected on the corners of both Tokyo and Osaka.
It seems that Sapporo Breweries now owns the manufacturing method of Sakura Beer at that time, and in 2019, Sakura Beer was made, and it seems that he is celebrating his 100th anniversary. It seems that it is allotted to the maintenance cost of the red bricks of this beer factory.
Beautiful red brick building.
I think it was a Sunday when I visited, but there were people in the building and preparations were being made for some sort of event.
2019 felt like a busy year with the 100th anniversary celebration. Even so, the red brick building looks nice and I took a lot of pictures. The weather was really good that day, the sky was blue. There were no clouds and there was a slight breeze, but the red bricks reflected in the blue sky and the scenery was really beautiful.
Come to think of it, a few years ago, I went to Sapporo Beer in Hokkaido about two years ago. I remember that the weather was fine that day, but in the case of Sapporo, he was still in the heyday of Sapporo Beer, so he had beer, and after looking around the building, he had something like beer.
There were about 3 types of beer in the tumbler, and I think it was about 500 yen for him, but this Sakura beer didn’t have it, but he was a little disappointed. However, Sakura Beer was not like that and was quiet.
I think that’s the difference between the active and now-defunct Sakura Beer, but what do you think?