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Akita Meijō's Ranman Junmai Daiginjō Ginsan is made of 100% locally developed and grown Ginsan rice milled down to 50% and Akita Snow Country yeast developed by Akita Prefecture.
Prefecture
Akita (秋田)
Rice type
Ginsan (ぎんさん)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
50%
Alcohol content
15-16%
Brewery
Akita Meijō Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
秋田銘醸株式会社
Address
4-23 Daikumachi, Yuzawa, Akita 012-0814
Phone
0183-73-3161
Website
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The Fukuchō Hattansō Junmai Ginjō is made of two Hiroshima rice varieties revived by Imada Brewery, Akitakada and Hiroshima Hattansō, and brewed in the traditional ginjō style preserved in Akitsu.
Prefecture
Hiroshima (広島)
Rice type
Hattansō (八反草)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
Kōjimai 50%, kakimai 60%
Alcohol content
16%
Brewery
Imada Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
株式会社 今田酒造本店
Address
3734 Akitsucho Mitsu, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739-2402
Phone
0846-45-0003
Website
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Kubota's Sagaminada Junmai Daiginjō is made by polishing Yamadanishiki from Hyōgo to 35%. Kubota pursued the eternal theme of ginjō brewing: striving for the perfect balance between profound taste and transparency.
Prefecture
Kanagawa (神奈川)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
35%
Alcohol content
16%
SMV
-1
Acidity
1.6
Brewery
Kubota Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
久保田酒造株式会社
Address
〒252-0153 Kanagawa, Sagamihara, Midori-ku, Negoya 702
Phone
042-784-0045
Website
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Sawanotsuru's Junmai Genshu (沢の鶴 純米原酒) is a rich, mellow, dry sake with a mild yet rich flavour and a crisp aftertaste. It is matured and undiluted.
Prefecture
Hyōgo (兵庫)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
Kōjikome 65%, kakemai 75%
Alcohol content
18.5%
SMV
+3.0
Acidity
1.8
Amino acid level
1.5
Brewery
Sawanotsuru Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
沢の鶴株式会社
Address
5 Chome-1-2 Shinzaike Minamimachi, Nada Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 657-0864
Phone
078-881-1234
Website
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Takashimizu's Shinshu Hatsushibori Honjōzō has a young, fresh aroma reminiscent of green grass and a rich, deep flavour typical of Akita sake. It can be enjoyed cold, on the rocks or with water.
Prefecture
Akita (秋田)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
Kōjikome 75%, kakemai 65%
Alcohol content
19%
SMV
+1
Acidity
1.7
Amino acid level
1.8
Brewery
Akita Shurui Seizoh Co.,Ltd.
Name in Japanese
秋田酒類製造㈱
Address
4-12 Kawamoto Mutsumimachi Akita-shi, Akita, 010-0934
Phone
018-864-7331
Website
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Hakkaisan Seishu is the brewery's "entry-level sake". It is made of Gohuyakumangoku and Koshiibuki rice varieties milled down to 60% and classified as seishu (清酒, regular sake, also called futsushu).
Prefecture
Niigata (新潟)
Rice type
Gohyakumangoku (五百万石)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15.5%
SMV
+5.0
Acidity
1.0
Amino acid level
1.0
Brewery
Hakkaisan Sake Brewery
Name in Japanese
八海醸造株式会社
Address
Nagamori 1051, Minami Uonuma City, Niigata
Phone
025–775-3121
Website
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Tanaka Shuzōten's Manatsuru Tokubetsu Junmai (真鶴 特別純米酒) has a gentle ginjō scent and a refreshing and spicy taste.
Prefecture
Miyagi (宮城)
Rice type
Miyama Nishiki (美山錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15-16%
SMV
+2
Acidity
1.4
Amino acid level
1.2
Brewery
Tanaka Shuzōten
Name in Japanese
㈱田中酒造店
Address
88-1 Nishimachi, Kami, Kami District, Miyagi 981-4251
Phone
0229-63-3005
Website
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Ginrei Gassan Junmai Ginjō (月山酒造純米吟醸) is made of rice grown in Yamagata Prefecture and milled down to 60%. It is a medium-bodied sake; its elegant aroma can be paired with all varieties of food.
Prefecture
Yamagata (山形)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+1
Acidity
1.4
Brewery
Gassan Sake Brewery
Name in Japanese
月山酒造株式会社
Address
769-1 Yasawa, Sagae, Yamagata 990-0521
Phone
0237-87-1114
Website
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Fukucho Hattansō Junmai Hybrid Kimoto Nama is made according to a hybrid sake yeast method, which combines high-temperature saccharification with a traditional sake yeast base and results in a pleasant sharpness and lingering aftertaste.
Prefecture
Hiroshima (広島)
Rice type
Hattansō (八反草)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
Kōjimai 60%, kakimai 70%
Alcohol content
15%
Brewery
Imada Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
株式会社 今田酒造本店
Address
3734 Akitsucho Mitsu, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739-2402
Phone
0846-45-0003
Website
JREF
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Echigozakura's Junmai Ginjō is made of Yamadanishiki rice milled down to 45% and has a clean, refreshing taste with a high aroma and a well-balanced taste and aroma.
Prefecture
Niigata (新潟)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
45%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+1
Acidity
1.4
Brewery
Echigozakura Brewery Co.,Ltd
Name in Japanese
越後桜酒造株式会社
Address
1-7-13 Yamaguchicho, Agano, Niigata 959-2005
Phone
0250-62-2033
Website
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Meikyoshisui Junmai Daiginjo Platinum is an "extremely limited edition" marketed as Osawa's flagship sake. It is made of Yamadanishiki rice polished to 35% and aged for three years at very low temperatures.
Prefecture
Nagano (長野)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
35%
Alcohol content
16-17%
SMV
+4~+5
Acidity
1.6
Brewery
Ōsawa Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
大澤酒造株式会社
Address
2206 Motai, Saku City, Nagano Prefecture 384-2206
Phone
0267-53-3100
Website
JREF
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Tenryō's Hinoya Junmai Kimoto is made of Hidahomare rice grown in Gifu and milled down to 60%. It is pleasant, with a subtle, mature aroma and a good balance of umami and acidity.
Prefecture
Gifu (岐阜)
Rice type
Hidahomare (ひだほまれ)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+1.5
Brewery
Tenryō Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
天領酒造株式会社
Address
1289-1 Hagiwaracho Hagiwara, Gero, Gifu 509-2517
Phone
0576-521-515
Website
JREF
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Kuromatsu Hakushika's Hanahiraku Namazake (花ひらく 吟醸生酒) is carefully brewed over a long period and stored at cool temperatures in its unpasteurised state, waiting for the sweetness and umami to develop, resulting in a rich flavour. The aroma is fragrant, floral and refreshing, and the sweetness and umami spread richly in the mouth. This sake has a gentle, mellow mouthfeel and a refreshing aftertaste.
Prefecture
Hyōgo (兵庫)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+2
Acidity
1.3
Brewery
Tatsuuma-Honke Brewing Co. Ltd.
Name in Japanese
辰馬本家酒造株式会社
Address
2-10 Tateishicho, Nishinomiya, Hyōgo 662-0943
Phone
0798-32-2727
Website
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Mukansa Honjōzo Chokarakuchi is a light and smooth sake with a moderate aroma of grain, cream nuts and mint. It is very dry with crisp acidity and balanced savoury flavor with a mild finish.
Prefecture
Miyagi (宮城)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
65%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+9~+10
Brewery
Ichinokura Sake Brewery
Name in Japanese
株式会社 一ノ蔵
Address
〒987-1304 Miyagi, Ōsaki, Matsuyamasengoku, Okeyaki 14
Phone
0229-553-322
Website
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Risshun Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Namagenshu is made in a nationwide annual brewing effort organised by the Japan Prestige Sake Association (日本名門酒会) in which 43 breweries across Japan participated in 2022.
Prefecture
Wakayama (和歌山)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
55%
Alcohol content
17%
Brewery
Nakano BC
Name in Japanese
中野BC株式会社
Address
758-45 Fujishiro, Kainan, Wakayama 642-0034
Phone
028-681-0011
Website
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Ginrei Gassan's Setchū Jukusei Junmai Ginjō is brewed with water from the mountain's underground streams: the entire tank is buried under the snow, bringing out its umami and resulting in a gentle, elegant aroma and smooth taste.
Prefecture
Yamagata (山形)
Rice type
Dewa 33 (出羽燦々)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
58%
Alcohol content
15-16%
SMV
+2
Acidity
1.4
Brewery
Gassan Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
月山酒造株式会社
Address
769-1 Yasawa, Sagae, Yamagata 990-0521
Phone
0237-87-1114
Website
JREF
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The Futsū White Label is made of locally produced Gohyakumangoku rice milled down to 58% and has a sharp, powerful finish that its longtime fans love.
Prefecture
Niigata (新潟)
Rice type
Gohyakumangoku (五百万石)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
58%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+6
Brewery
Ishimoto Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
石本酒造㈱
Address
847-1 Kitayama, Konan Ward, Niigata, 950-0116
Phone
025-276-2028
Website
JREF
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Morito's Sakura no Shizuku (森戸酒造 桜の雫) is a seishu that is dry with a mild and crisp taste.
Prefecture
Tochigi (栃木)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
n/a
Alcohol content
15%
Brewery
Morito Brewery
Name in Japanese
森戸酒造株式会社
Address
645 Higashiizumi, Yaita, Tochigi 329-2512
Phone
0287-43-0411
Website
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