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  1. Hanaharu Yume no Kanade Junmai Daiginjo

    Sake Hanaharu Yume no Kanade Junmai Daiginjo

    Hanaharu Yume no Kanade Junmai Daiginjo (花春 結芽の奏 純米大吟醸酒) is made of "Maihime" rice from Aizu. "Yume no kanade" translates into "dream melody" and was brewed to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the brewery's founding. The rice is polished to 50% and slowly brewed at low temperature. Junmai...
  2. Hanaharu Nojun Junmaishu

    Sake Hanaharu Nojun Junmaishu

    Hanaharu Nojun Junmaishu (濃醇純米酒) is made of "Maihime", rice from Aizu, by aging at low temperature. A nojun junmaishu with a perfect balance of acidity. The brewery describes it as medium dry with a calm fragrance. Best served hot, lukewarm, at normal temperature, or cold. Awards: Slow Food...
  3. Tanaka Kimoto Manutsuru Tokubetsu Junmai

    Sake Tanaka Kimoto Manutsuru Tokubetsu Junmai

    The Tanaka Kimoto Manutsuru Tokubetsu Junmai (真鶴生モト特別純米酒) is produced of Kura no Hana (蔵の華), a shuzokotekimai (brewing rice) native to Miyagi Prefecture that was registered in 2000, polished down to 60%. For its Tokubetsu Junmai, Tanaka Shuzou employs the traditional kimoto method (see below)...
  4. Ginban Banshu 50 Junmai Daiginjo

    Sake Ginban Banshu 50 Junmai Daiginjo

    Ginban Banshu 50 Junmai Daiginjō (銀盤 純米大吟醸 播州50) is an exquisite and affordable premium sake from Toyama Prefecture. The brewery describes it as a daiginjō with a moderate aroma, full-bodied and full-flavoured. Although the website states that it is produced of Yamada Nishiki rice, the label...
  5. Nambu Bijin Ginjo

    Sake Nambu Bijin Ginjo

    Nanbu Bijin Ginjō (南部美人吟醸) has a gentle, cotton candy aroma with a juicy texture and clean finish. This sake is very food-friendly and would complement any cuisine. It is highly recommended to serve chilled. It is made of Hitomebore rice, M310 yeast, and subsoil water from Oritsumebasenkyō...
  6. Morito Juichi Masamune Junmai Ginjo

    Sake Morito Juichi Masamune Junmai Ginjo

    This is Morito Brewery's summer version of its Junmai Ginjō. It is made of Gohyuakumangoku and is milled done to 55%. About the brewery: Morito Brewery (森戸酒造株式会社) is located in Higashiizumi, Yaita City, Tochigi Prefecture, an area blessed with clear and abundant underground water and a truly...
  7. Horan Nasu Jiman Daiginjo

    Sake Horan Nasu Jiman Daiginjo

    Hōran Nasu Jiman Daiginjō (鳳鸞 那須自慢 大吟醸), the "Nasu Pride", is made of locally grown Miyamanishiki rice that is polished down to 47% or less. It has a rich aroma and subtle taste unique to daiginjō sake. About the brewery: In 1881, Wakimura Muneyoshi (脇村宗吉), who hailed from Shiga Prefecture and...
  8. Kyokko Junmai Nasu Sansui

    Sake Kyokko Junmai Nasu Sansui

    Kyokkō Junmai Nasu Sansui (旭興 純米 那須山水) is a junmaishu (pure rice sake) sold in the local tourist shops and Michi-no-Eki (道の駅) stores of Tochigi Prefecture. It is prepared using locally (rice polishing rate 60%) and has a light taste typical of pure rice as well as a dry taste that allows...
  9. Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjozo

    Sake Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjozo

    Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjōzō (澤姫若人醸酒特別本醸造) is a "special brew" sake made of locally produced rice and Tochigi T-ND yeast. It has moderate richness and a relatively dry aftertaste culminating in a gentle rice flavour. It is a light sake that can be consumed chilled or heated. About the brewery...
  10. Oze no Yukidoke Junmai Daiginjo

    Sake Oze no Yukidoke Junmai Daiginjo

    The Oze no Yukidoke Junmai Daiginjo Hiyagoshi (尾瀬の雪どけ 純米大吟醸) is brewed with Yamada Nishiki, the king of sake rice. It is an elegantly finished sake with a soft sweet scent, the umami of Yamada Nishiki and a hint of pungency. About the brewery: Ryujin Brewery is located in Tatebayashi, Gunma...
  11. Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginsho

    Sake Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginsho

    The Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginsho is an unpasteurised namazake. The brewery describes its aroma as pronounced with a fine balance between acidic and sweet flavours reminiscent of white wine and with hints of pineapple and apricots. It is made of Hattan Nishiki rice and CEL-24 yeast, hence its...
  12. Mongai Fushutsu Junmai Daiginjo Premium 50

    Sake Mongai Fushutsu Junmai Daiginjo Premium 50

    Mongai Fushutsu Junmai Daiginjo Premium 50 (プレミアム 純米大吟醸 門外不出) has a fruity aroma and a full body. Its moderate acidity makes it suitable for wine glasses. The sweetness and soft umami taste and the mellow aroma match very well. In 2017, the Premium 50 won the Ultimate Gold Award in the...
  13. Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Honjōzō

    Sake Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Honjōzō

    Hakkaisan’s Tokubetsu Honjōzō (八海山 特別本醸造) is a classic sake with a very refreshing character. Smooth and mellow, it can be enjoyed warm or chilled. When gently heated, its delicate aroma comes to life. The brewery Hakkaisan Brewery is located in Minami-Uonuma, Niigata, one of the premier and...
  14. Sawanoi Tokyo Kurabito

    Sake Sawanoi Tokyo Kurabito

    Sawanoi Tokyo Kurabito (澤乃井東京蔵人) is a junmai ginjōshu brewed according to the traditional kimoto (生酛) method. Ozawa Shuzō describes it as a full-bodied sake with both muscle tone and finesses that open with an earthy koji character and red notes fruit, plum wine, lychee, and yellow apple, and...
  15. Hokushika Junmai Daiginjo

    Sake Hokushika Junmai Daiginjo

    Hokushika's Junmai Daiginjō (純米大吟醸 北秋田) is made of a rice blend of Yamada-nishiki and Akita-komachi (あきたこまち) polished down to 45%. Fermented at low temperature, the brewery describes it as a masterpiece with a gorgeous and fruity aroma and an elegant taste. Aroma: Gorgeous, Taste: Dry. About...
  16. Tenzan Junmai Genshu Jizake

    Sake Tenzan Junmai Genshu Jizake

    According to the brewery, Tenzan Jizake Junmai Genshu (天山 地酒 純米原酒) is one of its most popular sake in Japan and overseas. With its rich aroma of banana, umami and 'rice sweetness,' it goes well with rich and savoury dishes. The bottle comes wrapped in bamboo leaves and makes an excellent gift...
  17. Momokawa Oirase Junmai Ginjo

    Sake Momokawa Oirase Junmai Ginjo

    Momokawa describes its Oirase Junmai Ginjō (桃川 おいらせ流純米吟醸) as a mellow sake based on slow, low-temperature brewing and slow fermentation. It uses local rice from Aomori Prefecture and water from the Oirase River. About the brewery: Momokawa Brewery is located in Kamiakedo, Kamikita District...
  18. Sawahime Junmai Ginjo

    Sake Sawahime Junmai Ginjo

    Sawahime Junmai Ginjō (澤姫純米吟醸) is a jizake made of Hitogokochi rice polished down to a milling rate of 50%. Hitogokochi rice was created and registered in Nagano in 1995. It is more suitable for premium sake than Miyamanishiki rice (美山錦) which is also grown in northern Japan but has higher...
  19. Kubota Hekiju Junmai Daiginjo Yamahai

    Sake Kubota Hekiju Junmai Daiginjo Yamahai

    Kubota Hekijyu Junmai Daiginjō Yamahai (久保田 碧寿 純米大吟醸 山廃仕込み) is a junmai daiginjō brewed in the traditional yamahai style. Its robust and bold flavour harmonizes with a light, smooth and refreshing finish. The refinement of a daiginjō collaborating with traditional yamahai style creates a...
  20. Manotsuru Daiginjo Maho

    Sake Manotsuru Daiginjo Maho

    Manotsuru Maho (山田錦磨35大吟醸 真野鶴・万穂) is a daiginjō made of Yamada-Nishiki rice polished down to 35%. It has won the Gold medal at National New Sake Awards 2019 and at the International Wine Challenge (2015) and countless other Japanese gold awards since 2001. The brewery describes its nose of...
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