The toji brewer, Mr. Igarashi, brews beer as well as sake, and his fermentation expertise is evident in this richly layered junmai ginjo. A rare opportunity to try sake made with Yeast #9 sourced from the brewery that discovered it, rather than from the National Research Institute of Brewing. The result is lively and intense flavors of saltwater taffy salinity that evokes memories of the beach. “Song of the Sea” is an ode to the brewery’s seaside location in Kanagawa.
Tensei is brewed in Kanagawa Prefecture in the Kanto region.
Kumazawa Brewing Company
Kumazawa Brewing Company brews sake and beer. They also have a trattoria specializing in pizza, emphasizing their expertise in yeast and fermentation. The unique culture of Kanagawa is expressed well here through their many pursuits of perfecting coffee, pizza, craft beer and of course sake.