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Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui”

Niigata Prefecture

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Born from ancient rice to bless your tastebuds

This sake is brewed with Kikusui sake rice, which was almost extinct before the Kikusui Sake Company revived the ancient strain using the last 25 remaining grains. Today The Kikusui rice results in a naturally complex dryness that becomes even more enjoyable when chilled. The light flavors are preceded by a calm aroma, the combination of which make for a Junmai Daiginjo that is the peak of brewing. Get your hands on this sake to dive into a marvelous drinking experience.


Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 40%
SMV ? 3
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Kikusui “Sakamai Kikusui” - Niigata Prefecture

Kikusui is brewed in Niigata Prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Sweet Rice |
  • Walnuts
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Kikusui Brewing Company

Kikusui Brewing Company

Niigata Prefecture

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.

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