Hyouko Yashiki no Mori Brewery


“From Niigata to the World!” – this is the slogan of the craft beer brewery holds up high. Located in Agano city, Niigata prefecture, this talented craft brewery was established in 1997, and since then has won many prizes in internationally renowned beer competitions. To prove this, Swan Lake has come first place in World Cup Beer held in 2000 and 2006, the first-ever Japanese beer producer to triumph in this competition, which is known as the Olympics of beer. As of October 2022, the brewery has won 155 medals comprising of Gold, Silver, and Bronze ever since their participation in international and local beer competitions.