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Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds”

Shimane Prefecture


Pushing the boundaries never tasted so good

Rihaku was the first producer to challenge the reputation of nigori as being thick and unrefined by making Japan's first dry, light nigori. The delicate pressing of this sake and the low milling rate (58%) add incredible layers of complexity.


Category Junmai
Subcategory Nigori
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 15.6%
RPR ? 58%
SMV ? 3
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds” - Shimane Prefecture

Rihaku is brewed in Shimane Prefecture in the Chugoku region.

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Rihaku Brewing Company

Rihaku Brewing Company

Shimane Prefecture

Rihaku is named after the famous Chinese poet from the 8th century, Li Po, who was known to drink a big bottle of sake and write a hundred poems. The brewery is in Shimane, known for its low population and abundance of natural resources. Their 5th generation president, Tanaka, also presides as toji brewer and is constantly researching new types of rice and yeast for sake.

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