Welcome to Japanese SAKE

  • How Much Alcohol is in Sake?

    Depending on where you live, sake may still be on its way to reaching mainstream status, and so you might not be crystal clear on how strong these ...
  • What is Seimaibuai?

    Seimaibuai (noun) [Say-My-B’eye] [Rice polishing rate]Japanese characters: 精米歩合(精: pure; 米: rice; 歩合: ratio) 1.What is Seimaibuai? All rice used t...
  • What is Honjozo sake?

    Honjozo (noun) [Hon-Jo-Zoh]Japanese characters: 本醸造 (本: real; 醸造: brew) 1. What is Honjozo Sake? Honjozo is a type of tokuteimeishoushu – or “spec...
  • What is Daiginjo sake?

    Daiginjo (noun) [Daiginjō]Japanese characters: 大吟醸 (大: large; 吟: 1. to sing or create song or poem; 2. to scrutinize carefully; 醸: brew) 1. Well...
  • What is Ginjo sake?

    Ginjo (noun) [Ginjō]Japanese characters: 吟醸 (吟: 1. to sing or create song or poem; 2. to scrutinize carefully; 醸: brew) 1. Well-polished Ginjo ref...
  • What is Junmai sake

    Junmai (noun) [Junmai]Japanese characters: 純米 (純: pure; 米: rice) 1. Pure and simple “Junmai” or “Junmai-shu” refers to sake that is made solely fr...
  • What is Japanese sake?

    What is Japanese sake? What is it made from? and how close is it to wine? Those are the questions we answer as we breakdown the blueprint of sake. ...