Kikusui is not only the brand name, but also the name of the ancient sake rice revived from extinction using 25 precious remaining seeds. This beautifully dry and crisp sake is crystal clear on your palate, with sophisticated layers to entertain your taste buds. Re-released with a brand new label, it is a true gem created by one of the top producers in Niigata Prefecture.
Kikusui is brewed in Niigata Prefecture in the Hokuriku region.
Kikusui Brewing Company
Founded in 1881, Kikusui Brewing Company has evolved with the times to make sake that’s enjoyed by as many people as possible. They are dedicated to the pursuit of quality and deliciousness while contributing to one’s health, relaxation and enjoyment. They stopped employing the traditional model of employing a brewmaster called toji in 1969 and instead have focused on technology and teamwork and to fuel their innovative thinking. They’ve since launched many sensational and iconic products while contributing to the advancement of research such as reviving the Kikusui sake rice, while incorporating sustainable practices as a whole.