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Kikusui “Junmai”
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Kikusui “Junmai”

Niigata prefecture

$18.53 member price
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Nuzzles your soul

Kikusui “Junmai” toes the line of richness without becoming too heavy. The perfect sake to serve warm, it will nuzzle up to your soul and have you feeling a fuzziness in your fingers, like late nights sitting by the fire. Comfortable, plump, downright delicious. Kikusui “Junmai” has won multiple awards for its memorable flavor. Don’t miss out on this little taste of heaven.


Brand Kikusui
Brewery Kikusui Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory Namazume
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety Rice grown in Niigata
Yeast variety Association No. 14 lineage (KA1401)
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 70%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Kikusui “Junmai” is cold (40-60°F), room temp (70°F) or warm (85-115°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Kikusui “Junmai” - Niigata prefecture

Kikusui is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Orange

  • Persimmon


Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

  • Cheese


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.

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