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Izumi Fuji “Ancient Shrine”

Izumi Fuji “Ancient Shrine”

Shimane Prefecture


Handmade with passion

In its name, Izumo Fuji sake pays tribute to both this shrine and to Mt. Fuji, the most loved and revered symbol of Japan. The Imaoka family brews using old school and traditional methods without modern machines. They do everything by hand: steaming using an old-fashioned Japanese steamer, koji making, and pressing by fune press, or wooden vat, a very gentle method.


Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 16.0%
RPR ? 70%
SMV ? 4.5
Acidity ? 1.8
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Izumi Fuji “Ancient Shrine” - Shimane Prefecture

Izumofuji is brewed in Shimane Prefecture in the Chugoku region.

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  • Plum
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Fuji Brewing Company (Izumo)

Fuji Brewing Company (Izumo)

Shimane Prefecture

Founded in 1939, the Fuji Brewing Company is managed by the 3rd generation Imaoka family in the town of Izumo. They are a firm believer of the traditional brewing method, only using old-fashioned rice steamers, wooden tanks and hand-made koji yeast. The town is famous for its shrine, Izumo Taisha, built in the eighth century.

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