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Rihaku “Dance of Discovery”
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Rihaku “Dance of Discovery”

Shimane prefecture

$33.25 member price
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Goes hand in hand with summer fun

Brewed with a newly developed rice called Kan no Mai that withstands cold climates and is full of smoky, saline rice flavors. The rice name is a word made of the Japanese characters "Kan," translated to "God," and "Mai," meaning dance or stage. The specific milling rate of 68% employed in this sake results in a one-of-a-kind flavor profile.


Brand Rihaku
Brewery Rihaku Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Kan no Mai
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 14.8%
RPR ? 68%
SMV ? +5.0
Acidity ? 1.4
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Rihaku “Dance of Discovery” is room temp (70°F) or warm (85-115°F).
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Rihaku “Dance of Discovery” - Shimane prefecture

Rihaku is made in Shimane prefecture in the Chugoku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Smoke

  • Banana


Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

  • Seafood


Rihaku Brewing Company

Rihaku is named after the famous Chinese poet from the 8th century, Li Po, who was known to drink a big bottle of sake and write a hundred poems. The brewery is in Shimane, known for its low population and abundance of natural resources. Their 5th generation president, Tanaka, also presides as toji brewer and is constantly researching new types of rice and yeast for sake.

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