the liquor shop offering kirin heartland on tap year round, a wide open walk in liquor store in central kyoto. makes every day a gion matsuri street festival. kampai!!!
here is the view from the street. the doors, if they have any, are always wide open. you can drive a truck into the place.
behold, the keg:
they also mill rice in the store, and turn healthy brown rice genmai 玄米 into the starchy white rice that they all love here by stripping the husks and bran off each kernel, which they then use as bedding for their hamsters.
MORE PHOTOS: click here to see about drinking in the country, amongst rice fields, dragon flies and burning piles of chaff!