An excellent junmai from Hakutsuru Brewing Company. Don’t expect anything overly snazzy, but we think that’s the point of this brew. It boasts robust, toasty flavors matched with an easy dryness that make it such a solid stand by. And if you find yourself craving sake on a cold winter day, don’t worry, Hakutsuru Junmai is just as delicious warm as it is cold. Pair with grilled meats or creamy pastas.
Hakutsuru is brewed in Kinki region.
Hakutsuru Brewing Company
Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20°F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mt. Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine.This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.