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Makiri “Ex Dry”
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Makiri “Ex Dry”

Yamagata prefecture

$37.05 member price
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Dispel your inner demons with Makiri

This sharp, super dry sake sports the name Makiri, which translates to “Demon Cutter”. Inspired by the blades of fishermen in Sakata City, which were said to dispel evil forces, Makiri will dispel bad energy from your soul and fill you with inner warmth. A superb sake that can be served hot or cold. Sake connoisseurs and amateurs alike will be impressed by this sake.


Brand Makiri
Brewery Tohoku Meijo
Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory Kimoto
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Miyamanishiki
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 16.0%
RPR ? 55%
SMV ? +8.0
Acidity ? 1.5
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Makiri “Ex Dry” is cold (40-60°F) or warm (85-115°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Makiri “Ex Dry” - Yamagata prefecture

Makiri is made in Yamagata prefecture in the Tohoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Toasted Bread

    Toasted Bread
  • Sweet Rice

    Sweet Rice

Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

  • Seafood


Tohoku Meijo

Sakata City in Yamagata prefecture thriving as a trading hub in Edo period, nurtured techniques of sake brewing. Tohoku Meijo firmly believes in the traditional brewing method called kimoto where the yeast is generated naturally by using lactic acid in the air. Not many breweries in Japan have the technique or can afford this time-consuming and labor-intensive method to prepare yeast. It is said that kimoto style expresses the goodness of the ingredients and the warm heart of the brewers.

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