Hachinohe sake brewery was established in 1775; it’s wooden buildings date to the Taisho era. The current Toji (aka. head of the brewery) is Ito Masami: a descendant of both Nanbu Toji (aka. Northern-style) and Kan-Jikomi (aka. cold, slow fermentation style). Ito san produces ‘Mutsu Hassen’ sake as part of the Ganja Natural Sake Club: a group devoted to sustainable cultivation of rice and water used for sake brewing.
A tokubetsu junmai grade sake with powerful flavor, finesse'd aromatics, soft umami undertones. A fantastic component to any omakase.