Located in the picturesque seaside village of Ine, with the brewery situated right on the water’s edge, Mukai Shuzō’s production is entirely junmaishu. The brewing is headed by Mukai Kuniko, one of Japan’s first female tōji, and one of the most creative altogether. Her ability to envision taste and her incredible technical prowess mean that she can construct sake flavors that are stunning and groundbreaking.
Rice Variety: Murasaki Komachi (red rice), Kyo no Kagayaki
Type: junmai genshu
Polishing Rate: 92% (Murasaki Komachi), 70% (Kyo no Kagayaki)
Ingredients: rice, water, yeast, kōji
Serving Temperature: chilled