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Mineno Hakubai Honjozo Okarakuchi

The Mineno Hakubai Ōkarakuchi Honjōzō is clean and dry, with a rich and crisp mouthfeel typical of the Niigata tanrei tradition.

Sake specs

Prefecture
Niigata (新潟)
Rice type
Gohyakumangoku (五百万石)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
65%
Alcohol content
15.6%
SMV
+4
Acidity
1.2
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The Mineno Hakubai Ōkarakuchi Honjōzō (峰乃白梅 大辛口 本醸造) is clean and dry, with a rich and crisp mouthfeel typical of the Niigata tanrei tradition. Recommended drinking cold, at room temperature, lukewarm, or hot.



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About the brewery

Brewery
Mineno Hakubai Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Japanese name
峰乃白梅酒造株式会社
Address
1833 Fukui, Nishikan-ku, Niigata City, 953-0076
Phone
0256-73-5000
Website
Mineno Hakubai Brewery is located in Fukui, Niigata, at the foot of the sacred Mount Yahiko (弥彦山) along the coast of the Nishikan Ward of Niigata City. Fukui is located on the old Hokkoku Kaido and has prospered due to its proximity to the Iwamuro hot springs and Yahiko Shrine, one of the most famous post towns on the highway. The brewery's warehouse is located at the foot of Mount Kakuta (角田山), and from the back of the warehouse, you can see the sacred Mount Yahiko.

In summer, nature is rich with fireflies flying around, and in winter, although the amount of snowfall is minuscule, the wind is blowing down from the mountains. The local Echigo-Mineyama clan (越後三根山藩) was famous for sending 100 bales of rice (米百俵 komehyappyō) to help the Nagaoka clan, which was defeated in the Boshin War.

Mineno Hakubai Brewery was founded during the Kan'ei Era (寛永, 1624-1643) and has been brewing sake in Niigata for 380 years, based on records that log the delivery of sake to the Echigo Mineyama clan. It is the second oldest brewery in Niigata.

Latest reviews

Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
A tanrei par excellence. The colour is very pale, almost colourless. It has a refreshing nose with hints of fungi and green and an exquisite balance between sweet and bitter with a lasting spiciness.
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Location
〒953-0076 新潟市西蒲区福井1833

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