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Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui” Genshu
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Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui” Genshu

Niigata prefecture

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A blast from the past

Take a taste of scientific endeavor! Sakamai Kikusui Genshu is made with Kikusui rice, which almost went extinct around 1945. Fortunately, brewers at Kikusui brought the famed rice back from the brink using the only 25 remaining rice grains. What a great thanks we owe them! Without their hard work we would never revel in the undiluted pleasures this sake offers. With a scent like fresh cut apples and a mature, mellow flavor, Sakamai Kikusui Genshu is the perfect blast from the past.


Brand Kikusui
Brewery Kikusui Brewing Company
Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory Genshu
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Kikusui (rice)
Yeast variety Association No. 1901
Alcohol 17.0%
RPR ? 40%
SMV ? +3.0
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui” Genshu is over ice or cold (40-60°F).
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Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui” Genshu - Niigata prefecture

Kikusui is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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