Literally "pure rice sake", made from rice only. prior to 2004, the Japanese government mandated that at leset 30% of the rice be polished away, no alcohol added, if the sake was to be considered "Junmai". Today, it can represent any sake milled to any degree, that contains no additives or distilled alcohol.

AT-01
AKITORA (TIGER)
ARIMITSU SHUZOBA
ARI, KOCHI
1903
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
Plus 4
1.6
Crisp
Rice flavor
Room Temperature
Grilled fish and chicken

AI-3
AZUMA ICHI (EAST NO.1)
GOCHODA BREWERY CO., LTD.
URESHINO, SAGA
1922
OWN GROWN YAMADA NISHIKI
15-16%
Plus 1
1.4
Sharp and Crisp
Steam rice
Chilled
-

BJ-3
BIJOFU
HAMAKAWA SHOTEN
AKI, KOCHI
1904
AKEBONO
40%
Plus 4
-
well balanced and mild
Steam rice
-
-

JK-2
JYOKIGEN SWEET DREAM
SAKATA SHUZOH
SAKATA, YAMAGATA
1942
UNKNOWN
35%
-65
-
Mild and Crisp
Sweet & fruity
Chilled
-

MH-4 (500ml), MH-5 (1.8L)
KISSUI MIYANOYUKI
MIYAZAKI HONTEN
YAKKAICHI, MIE
1846
Gohyaku mangoku
40%
Medium Dry, Plus 2
1.5
Hard and Crisp
Steam Rice
Room temperture to Warm
Mildly seasoned Meat and well matched with spicy food.

IW-01
SHUN
ISONOSAWA CO., LTD.
FUKUOKA, FUKUOKA
1893
DIFFERENT EACH YEAR
40%
Plus 3
1.7
Well balanced, soft and Crisp
Steam rice
Room temperture
-

TM-1
TAKIJIMAN IGA YAMADA NISHIKI
TAKIJIMAN SHUZO CO., LTD.
NABARI, MIE
1877
YAMADANISHIKI FROM IGA
40%
Plus 2
1.5
bouquet is fresh and full but not heavy
Fruity
Room temperture
-

TK-01
TATENOKAWA
TATENOKAWA SHUZO CO., LTD.
SAKATA, YAMAGATA
1832
MIYAMANISHIKI
45%
0
1.5-1.6
smooth from start finish
Fruity
Chilled
-

ZK-2
ZAKU HO-NO-TOMO
SHIMIZU JYOZO CO., LTD.
MIE, JAPAN
1869
-
45%
Plus 4
1.4
Mild
Big Bouquet
Room temperture
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This "special junmai" must be made with rice polished to 60% or less of its original size, or made using special methods (specified on the label). The higher polish of the rice tends to mean lighter, less earthy flavors, but there is too much overlap with regular junmai to make it worth worrying much about the difference. The only thing to say for certain is that this sake will cost a bit more than the regular junmai from the sake brewery.

NS-3
HAKURAKUSEI
NIIZAWA JOZOTEN
SENDAI, MIYAGI
1873
YAMADA NISHIKI
40%
Plus 3
1.5
Well balanced and Sharp
Steam rice
Room temperature to warm
-

HK-1
HIROKI
HIROKI SHUZO HONTEN
KAWANUMA, FUKUSHIMA
-
YAMADA NISHIKI, GOHYAKUMANGOKU
50%, 45%
Plus 3
1.6
Full Body and Crisp
Fruity
8-12C
-

IJ-3
ISOJIMAN OMACHI
ISOJIMAN SHUZO CO., LTD.
YAEZU, SHIZUOKA
1830
BIZEN OMACHI
45%
Plus 5
1.3
MILD
FRUITY
Chilled
-

YK-01
YONETSURU KAPPA
YONETSURU SHUZO CO., LTD.
HIGASHIOKITANA, YAMAGATA
1704
MIYAMA NISHIKI
40%
Plus 10
1.7
sharp and dry
Fruity
Chilled to Warm
-

SE-1
SUMINOE (TATOO)
SUMINOE SHUZO
ISHINOMAKI, MIYAGI
1845
BIZEN OMACHI
40%
Plus 3
1.5
Well balanced and refreshing
Steam rice
chilled to warm
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Sake made with sake rice polished away at least 40%. Extra handwork and care go into Junmai Ginjo grade sake.

NS-2
HAKURAKUSEI
NIIWAZA SHUZO TEN
OSAKI, MIYAGI
1873
KURA NO HANA
45%
Plus 3
1.5
Mild
Fruity
Chilled
-

HS-1
HITOTSUBASHI
HONDA SHOUTEN CO., LTD.
HIMEJI, HYOGO
1688
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
2.0
-
-
-
-
-

IJ-2
ISOJIMAN
ISOJIMAN SHUZO CO., LTD.
YAEZU, SHIZUOKA
1830
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
Plus 5
1.3
-
-
Chilled
-

JK-1
JYOKIGEN
SAKATA SHUZO CO., LTD
SAKATA, YAMAGATA
1942
OYAMA NISHIKI FROM TOYAMA
45%
plus 4
1.6
Well balanced and mild
Fruity
Chilled
-

TG-01
JUYONDAI
TAKAGI SHUZO
MURAYAMA, YAMAGATA
1615
AIYAMA (from Hyogo)
60%
Plus 1
1.2
-
Aroma of flower
chilled
-

IS-3
KAHORI
IGARASHI SHUZO CO., LTD.
SAITAMA, JAPAN
1897
YAMADA NISHIKI
KOJI 45% / KAKE 50%
Medium Dry +1
1.2
soft & smooth
aroma of apple fruits, flower, elegant
Chilled(refrigerator)
Creamy seafood, Baked fish, Teriyaki seasoned foods, sushi

MA-1
MATSU NO TSUKASA
MATSUSE SHUZO CO., LTD.
GAMO, SHIGA
1860
YAMADA NISHIKI FROM GIFU
50%
Plus 3
1.3
Light and smooth
Big Fruity and crisp
Chilled to room temperature
Grilled meat or deep fried fish.

HT-1
MIKOTSURU BLACK
HISHITOMO JYOZO CO., LTD.
SUWA, NAGANO
1918
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
0
1.6
well balanced
Fruity
Chilled
-


MH-3
MIYANOYUKI
MIYAZAKI HONTEN
YOKKAICHI, MIE
1846
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
Plus 3
1.2
Light and Clear
Pleasant ginjo aroma
Chilled
Lightly seasoned seafood

MH-6
UKIYOE GIFT SET
MIYAZAKI HONTEN
YOKKAICHI, MIE
1846
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
DRY +3
1.2
Light and Clear
Pleasant ginjo aroma
Chilled
Lightly seasoned seafood

RS-3
REISEN
GYONSENZOU SHUZO CO., LTD.
YORO, GIFU
1806
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
+2
1.6
Sharp and Crisp
Fruity
Chilled
-

SK-1
SAIKA
SAIKA SHUZO CO., LTD.
WAKAYAMA, WAKAYAMA
1908
GOHYAKUMANGOKU
45%
Plus 4
1.6
Elegant
Fruity
Chilled
-

OS-1
SETSUGETSU BIJIN
OIMATSU SHUZO CO., LTD.
HITA, OITA
1789
GOHYAKU MANGOKU
45%
Plus 3
2
Dry yet and Silky smooth
Fruity
Chilled
Sake is well matched seafood or lightly grilled meat.

IS-2
TENRANZAN
IGARASHI SHUZO CO., LTD.
HANNOW, SAITAMA
1898
Gin Ginga
45%
+2
1.4
soft & smooth , full body
mild
Chilled(refrigerator)
Seafood, salmon, lobster, shrimp, pasta, cheese

SS-2
TOYO BIJIN
SUMIKAWA SHUZOBA CO., LTD.
HAGI, YAMAGUCHI
1822
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
Plus 15
1.5
Extremely dry but delicate sweetness
Fruity
Chilled
-

ZK-1
ZAKU MIYABI-NO-TOMO
NAKADORI
SHIMIZU JOZO CO., LTD.
TSUZUKA, MIE
1869
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
-1
1.6
Mild
Big Bouquet
Chilled
-

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Finest quality sake. Handmade, small batch sake made with sake rice polished away at least 50% giving forth the finest character and layers of complex flavor.

AI-1
AZUMA ICHI
GOCHOUDA SHUZO CO., LTD.
URESHINO, SAGA
1922
THEY GROW THEIR OWN YAMADA NISHIKI
61%
Plus 1
1.6
well balanced
Fruity
Chilled
-

BJ-1
BIJOFU
HAMAKAWA SHOTEN
AKI, KOCHI
1904
YAMADA NISHIKI
60%
Plus 5
1.5
Mild and Smooth
Fruity
Chilled
-

IJ-1
ISOJIMAN
ISOJIMAN SHUZO CO.LTD.
YAEZU, SHIZUOKA
1830
YAMADA NISHIKI A GRADE
50%
Plus 3.5
1.3
light & Smooth
Big Fruity
Chilled
-

KK-1
KAMOSHIBITO KUHEIJI
BANJOU JOZO
NAGOYA, AICHI
1789
YAMADA NISHIKI A GRADE
65%
0
1.6
Elegant and well balanced
Big Bouquet
Chilled
-

KY-1
KATSUYAMA
KATSUYAMA KIGYO CO., LTD.
SENDAI, MIYAGI
1688
YAMADA NISHIKI
65%
-2
1.4
Light & Smooth
Fruity
Chilled
-

MH-1(720ml), MH-2(1.8L)
MIYANOYUKI
MIYAZAKI HONTEN
YOKKAICHI, MIE
1846
YAMADA NISHIKI
60%
Dry
1.0
Smooth
Fruity
Chilled
Lightly seasoned fresh seafood

IS-1
TENRANZAN
IGARASHI SHUZO CO., LTD.
HANNOU, SAITAMA
1898
YAMADA NISHIKI
50%
Medium Dry +3
1.4
smooth entering, full body
Gorgeous aroma of citrus fruits, Fragrant(Fruity)
Chilled (refrigerator)
Lightly seasoned foods, Fresh seafood. Oyster, Sushi. Lobster, Cream with Seafood.

SS-1
TOYO BIJIN
SUMIKAWA SHUZOBA CO., LTD.
HAGI, YAMAGUCHI
1822
YAMADA NISHIKI
60%
Plus 6
1.5
Fruity, Crisp and Mild
Big Bouquet
Chilled
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Sake with a small amount of brewed alcohol added. This addition is done to heighten aromas and enhance desirable notes, making the sake more fragrant and strengthening the impact on the senses.

NS-4
ATAGO NO MATSU
NIIZAWA JOZO TEN
OSAKI, MIYAGI
1873
YAMADA NISHIKI
40%
Plus 7
1.6
Sharp
Hint of Banana
Chilled to warm
-

IW-1
SHUN Ferrari
ISONOSAWA CO., LTD.
HAKATA, FUKUOKA
1893
Yamada Nishiki
45%
Plus 4
1.2
Smooth
Fruity
Chilled
-

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HB-1
HOJYUN BIDEN
INOUE GOMEI CO., LTD.
MII, FUKUOKA
1922
YAMADA NISHIKI
30%
-2
1.9
Mild
Rice Flavor
Chilled or Warmed
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With a respectful bow to the pioneers who have been in this field for decades, today's aparkling sake is a new development. The recent activity has been partly related to the quest for tasty, low-alcohol sake. Not all carbonated sake is low-alcohol, however; you can find products in all ranges. The lighter styles are great as aperitifs, or for toasts, in familiar, bubbly fashion. You may come accross bubbly genshu, and the combination of 17 or 18% alcohol with fizz makes for very heady drinking.

CY-2
TSUKI USAGI
UMENOYADO SHUZO CO., LTD.
KATSUSHIRO, NARA
1863
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
-30
Unknown
Light & Crisp Sparkling
Fruity
With a twist of lime
Aperitif

UY-3
HOSHI USAGI
UMENOYADO SHUZO CO., LTD.
KATSUSHIRO, NARA
1863
YAMADA NISHIKI
45%
-
Unknown
Light & Crisp Sparkling
Blueberry
Chilled
Aperitif

BJ-4
BIJOFU SYUWA SPARKLING SAKE
HAMAKAWA SHOTEN
AKI, KOUCHI
1904
-
45%
Plus 5
1.8
Sharp & Crisp
Fruty
On the rocks with ice
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The sake mashi is filtered through a coarse mesh to leave residual rice sediment in the bottle. Before serving the bottle is shaken to mix the sediment and turn the sake white or cloudy.

OS-2
CRAZY MILK
OIMATSU SHUZO CO., LTD.
HITA, OITA
1789
GOHYAKU MANGOKU
30%
Sweet
-
Hard and Crisp
Steam rice
Chilled
Aperitif

IS-5
SAKE ROMANCE
IGARASHI SHUZO CO., LTD.
HANNOU, SAITAMA
1898
Gin Ginga
35%
Midium Dry +2
1.4
soft & smooth
mild
Chilled(refrigerator)
Deep fry fish and vegetable, tofu

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Most sake does not age well, but this specially made can age for decades, turning the sake yellow and giving it a honeyed flavor.

KY-2
KATSUYAMA GENROKU JIKOMI JUNMAI
KATSUYAMA KIGYO CO., LTD.
SENDAI, MIYAGI
1688
HITOMEBORE
30%
-62
2.0
Complex balance of sweetness and sourness
Caramel, Pepper
On the rock apertif, Dessert, Hearty Meats
-


IS-4
KOTEN 1997 AGED JUNMAI
IGARASHI SHUZO CO., LYD.
HANNOU, SAITAMA
1898
?
-
-5
-
Complex balance of sweetness and sourness
Caramel, Pepper
Chilled or room temperature or on the rocks
cheese, Dessert



RS-2
REISEN MASAKI
GTONSENZOU SHUZO CO., LTD.
YOUROU, GIFU
1806
-
-
Sweet
-
-
Plum
Chilled
Aperitif

RS-1
REISEN MASAKI
GTONSENZOU SHUZO CO., LTD.
YOUROU, GIFU
1806
-
-
Sweet
-
Hint of Blackcurrant
-
Chilled
Aperitif

SK-2
SAIKA
KOKONOE SAIKA CO., LTD.
WAKAYAMA, WAKAYAMA
1908
-
-
Sweet
-
30% Plum essence
-
Chilled
Aperitif

SK-3
SAIKA
KOKONOE SAIKA CO., LTD.
WAKAYAMA, WAKAYAMA
1908
-
-
Sweet
-
-
Plum
Chilled on the rocks
Aperitif

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