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Hakkaisan “Tokubetsu Junmai”

Niigata Prefecture


Like fresh snow on mountain tops

Tokubetsu means “special” in Japanese, and Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Junmai is special indeed. The naturally soft water used in its brewing comes from snow that melts off the peak of the Mountain Hakkai. The dry body is preceded by mild and creamy texture. A flavor of almond and vanilla with a hint of a lactic character melts across the palate like a snowflake caught on the tongue. With a deep, satisfying taste tailored to compliment many foods, Hakkaisan Tokubetsu will easily become a house favorite.


Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 15.50%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? -1
Acidity ? 1.5
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Hakkaisan “Tokubetsu Junmai” - Niigata Prefecture

Hakkaisan is brewed in Niigata Prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Apple |
  • Pear

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  • Shrimp/Crab
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Hakkaisan Brewery Company

Hakkaisan Brewery Company

Niigata Prefecture

Hakkaisan Brewery Company Niigata Prefecture Founded in 1922, Hakkaisan Brewery Company is situated at the foot of Mount Hakkai in Niigata. The spring water that flows from the mountains is used to produce its sake. The guiding principles of the brewery are to produce the finest sake that people will never have too much of, to apply the highest standards of production to all its sake, and in order to achieve the smooth wonderfully pure and mellow flavors of Hakkaisan sake, the Brewery insists on producing in small batches, using hand-made koji and slow fermentation at low temperatures.

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