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Kikusui “Junmai Daiginjo“

Kikusui “Junmai Daiginjo”

Niigata Prefecture

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Ancient rice to bless your tastebuds

Kikusui is not only the brand name, but also the name of the ancient sake rice revived from extinction using 25 precious remaining seeds. This beautifully dry and crisp sake is crystal clear on your palate, with sophisticated layers to entertain your taste buds. Re-released with a brand new label, it is a true gem created by one of the top producers in Niigata Prefecture.


Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 40%
SMV ? 3
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Kikusui “Junmai Daiginjo” - Niigata Prefecture

Kikusui is brewed in Niigata Prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Sweet Rice |
  • Flower |
  • Walnuts
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Kikusui Brewing Company

Kikusui Brewing Company

Niigata Prefecture

Founded in 1881, Kikusui Brewing Company has evolved with the times to make sake that’s enjoyed by as many people as possible. They are dedicated to the pursuit of quality and deliciousness while contributing to one’s health, relaxation and enjoyment. They stopped employing the traditional model of employing a brewmaster called toji in 1969 and instead have focused on technology and teamwork and to fuel their innovative thinking. They’ve since launched many sensational and iconic products while contributing to the advancement of research such as reviving the Kikusui sake rice, while incorporating sustainable practices as a whole.

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