Road to Japanese Sake Master (About How Sake Is Made)

・How to made Japanese sake

As you may all know, “Japanese sake” was originated in Japan. It is a beverage with alcohol made by fermenting rice.

It sounds simple when you hear it like that, but do you know how they are made? And how many kinds of rice there are? Well, let’s check it out!

・How many kinds of rice are there in Japan?

The variety classified as “brewing brown rice” is what is called sakamai. Currently, over 120 brands are registered!

Each sake rice gives a completely different taste to the sake. Depending on the climate and topography of the land in each of the prefectures, the taste of the rice will also change, and this is one of the best things about Japanese sake that you can enjoy different flavors.

・How to made Japanese sake?

Step 1. Searching for the Right Ingredients.

Step 2. Rice Washing and Soaking

Step 3. Steaming the Rice

Step 4. Cooling the Rice

Step 5. Making the Koji

Step 6. Fermenting

Step 7. Press and Rack the Rice

Final Step. Bottle up the Sake

Briefly, we have mentioned the steps but there are many other way to make it in Japan! Japanese sake is deeper than you may imagine.

Finally about us…

There are many unique and rare sake. You can give it a try! If there is any Japanese sake you would like to carry in your store, please feel free to contact us!

We also export it in B to C. You can purchase our original sake at SAKURA TOWN (

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