National Research Institute of Brewing

The National Research Institute of Brewing (NRIB) conducts fundamental and applied research on the brewing and alcoholic beverages for the purpose of appropriate and equitable taxation of alcoholic beverages, as well as improving brewing technology and developing the alcoholic beverage industry.

Website: (Japanese Only)

Category: Food, agricultural and fishery products

Region: Chugoku



National Research Institute of Brewing
3-7-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima shi

*Higashihiroshima station (Sanyo Shinkansen): 10 minutes by taxi (No public transport)
*Saijo station (JR Sanyo Line): 15 minutes by taxi or bus
*Hiroshima Airport: 30 minutes by taxi


Admission fee Free
Working days and hours Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:00pm
Closings Saturday, Sunday, public holidays, 29st Dec. to 3rd Jan.
Visitor capacity 1 to 20
Time required for a tour 1 hour
Language Japanese and English
Reservation Required
Please e-mail to
Other conditions Only parties involved in alcoholic beverage industry or related business are accepted.
An application is necessary a month in advance of a visit.
An interpreter must be arranged by the visitor.


Tel: 082-420-0800