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Ichinokura “Mukansa” Extra Dry

Ichinokura “Mukansa” Extra Dry

Miyagi prefecture

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A leader of its kind

Mukansa was one of the first dry sakes brewed by Ichinokura brewery, and continues to be a favorite. While the grade of the sake is Honjozo, this only refers to how much the rice has been polished, not how delicious it tastes. Mukansa is a prime example, it offers a hazelnut aroma on the nose with a creamy, herbal flavor on the palate that ends with a satisfying dash of bitterness.


Category Honjozo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Alcohol 15.5%
RPR ? 65%
SMV ? +10.0
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Ichinokura “Mukansa” Extra Dry is cold (40-60°F), warm (85-115°F) or hot (120°F-).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Ichinokura “Mukansa” Extra Dry - Miyagi prefecture

Ichinokura is made in Miyagi prefecture in the Tohoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Melon

  • Mineral


Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

  • Seafood




Miyagi prefecture

Thirty miles north of Sendai City in Miyagi prefecture, Ichinokura started in 1973 by combining four local sake breweries. Their policy hasn’t changed since its inception that all brewing process must be done by hand. Sake brewing requires all human senses. The physical involvement of touching, tasting and smelling in the production seems inefficient, but they believe this is the only and most efficient way to brew high quality sake.

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