There’s a reason “Brewer’s Pride” is in the name. Hakatsuru Brewing Company let head brewmaster Masao Nakazawa created a sake he could drink everyday and be proud of. As it turns out, this futsushu grade sake with minimal rice polishing and some added alcohol was just the sake the head brewmaster wanted. The medium body delivers a playful complexity underneath its light dryness. Different faces of the sake come out when served at different temperatures. Definitely the sake to drink after a long days work.
Hakutsuru is made in
Hakutsuru Brewing Company
Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20 F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mount Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine. This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.
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