Hanafubuki hails from the northern prefecture of Aomori. Aomori is famous for its vast pine forests and world-class apples. Hanafubuki rice was designed in 1986 to go well with the yeasts commonly used in Aomori. These yeasts release a very deep fruit aroma, and brewers needed rice able to keep up. Hanafubuki is well known for its deep and rich flavor profile as well as its very large grain size....more
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