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Hanaharu Junmai Ginjō Namashu

Hanaharu Junmai Ginjō Namashu is made of domestic rice grown in Fukushima and milled to 55%. It has an alcohol volume of 15%.
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Sake specs

Prefecture
Fukushima (福島)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
55%
Alcohol content
15%
Hanaharu Junmai Ginjo Namashu (花春 純米吟醸 生酒)

Hanaharu Junmai Ginjō Namashu (花春 純米吟醸 生酒) is made of domestic rice grown in Fukushima and milled to 55%. It has an alcohol volume of 15%.

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About the brewery

Brewery
Hanaharu Shuzō
Name in Japanese
花春酒造
Address
24-1 Omimae, Kozashimachi Oaza, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture
Phone
0242-22-0022
Website
Online store
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Hanaharu Sake Brewery is located in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, and was founded in 1718 by Miyamori Kyūemon (宮森久右衛門), a descendant of the Ōuchi clan (大内氏). Kyūemon established his sake brewery at the east gate of Tsuruga Castle and named the brewery Izutsuya (井筒屋) and the sake Tenshomune (天正宗). In 1788, the Aizu domain retainer Tanaka Gensai (田中玄宰) encouraged the development of new industries and laid the foundations for Aizu's traditional industries. Aizu became known as a sake brewing centre. In 1868, the Boshin War broke out, and the imperial troops rushed into Aizu to defeat Matsudaira Katamori, the lord of the Aizu domain who had served as governor of Kyōto. The castle was engulfed in flames, and the Izutsuya Brewery was destroyed. The fifth generation of Kyūemon's descendants quickly rebuilt the brewery and resumed sake production. In 1953, the brewery was renamed Hanaharu Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. In 2018, it celebrated its 300th anniversary.

Hanaharu also offers brewery tours.

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Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
We found Hanaharu's Junmai Ginjo Namashu in a supermarket in Inawashiro. We could not find any information on this particular product online. I reckon it is safe to say that this jizake is not available beyond Aizu and Inawashiro—mild, mellow aroma with an excellent taste of fungi and a strong presence of umami. Sadly, such gems will never be available beyond the local market.
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Category
Junmai Ginjō
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Reviews
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Rating
4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
Location
〒965-0065 福島県会津若松市神指町大字中四合字小見前24番1

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