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Katsuyama “Ken”

Miyagi Prefecture


The perfect pairing of bold and sweet

Katsuyama has it's roots in brewing sake for feudal lords, including a renowned samurai, Date Masamune. Now, the brewery's lord-worthy range of sake includes this expert Junmai Ginjo. It is slightly heavier and drier, which mixes to create a bold flavor, and just a hint of sweetness. Next time you're pouring a glass of the Katsuyama Ken remember to make a toast to the lords of old.


Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 16.0%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? 4
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Katsuyama “Ken” - Miyagi Prefecture

Katsuyama is brewed in Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Earth |
  • Sweet Rice
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Katsuyama Brewing Company

Katsuyama Brewing Company

Miyagi Prefecture

Established in 1688, Katsuyama is a sake brewery with traditions lasting well over three centuries. They were established to brew the upscale sake enjoyed exclusively by the feudal lords of the Sendai domain, which was founded by the Japan's most famous samurai/military commander Masamune Date. To this day, Katsuyama carries on his reputation and tradition of its origins as a brewery for the lords.

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