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Takatenjin “Soul of the Sensei”
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Takatenjin “Soul of the Sensei”

Shizuoka prefecture

$55.10 member price
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Teaches compassion with every sip

This sake was made to commemorate legendary Hase Toji, who brewed here until his nineties and helped develop the Shizuoka style of fruity, dry sakes. Hase toji developed the yeast for this sake, HD1, which has since become an industry standard in producing the fruity, dry style that Shizuoka is known for.


Brand Takatenjin
Brewery Doi Brewing Company
Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Yamadanishiki
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 16.8%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? +5.0
Acidity ? 1.4
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Takatenjin “Soul of the Sensei” is cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Takatenjin “Soul of the Sensei” - Shizuoka prefecture

Takatenjin is made in Shizuoka prefecture in the Chubu region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Melon

  • Grapefruit


Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

  • Seafood


Doi Brewing Company

Takatenjin is an old catsle located near Mt. Fuji. They get so much sunshine year-round that they are able to operate as a mostly solar powered brewery. This area of Shizuoka has the most wasabi farms in Japan, it also is famous for tea. Both testaments to the pure and pristine water that is the source for Takatenjin.

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