- Niigata (新潟)
- Rice type
- Domestic rice (国産米)
- Polishing rate (semaibuai)
- Alcohol content
This delicious Junmai (朝日山純米酒) is made of rice grown in Niigata. It strikes a perfect balance of savoury taste and a smooth, brisk finish. Serving slightly warmed enhances its Junmai taste.
About the brewery
- Asahi-Shuzo Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
- Name in Japanese
- 880-1 Asahi, Nagaoka, Niigata 949-5494
Asahi-Shuzo Brewery is located in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. It was founded in 1830 by Hirasawa Kozaburo (平沢興三郎) under the name Kubotaya (久保田屋). The brewery was incorporated in 1920 as Asahi Sake Brewing Company (朝日酒造株式). Their most famous brand is Kubota (久保田) which was first released in 1985. Other brands are Esshū (越州), and Asahiyama (朝日山) as well as several seasonal sake.