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Alcohol drinks and Sushi

Alcohol drinks and Sushi

From now on, with the cooperation of Sushi University (Tabimori), I would like to introduce the compatibility of Japanese sake and sushi, sushi culture, and sake that suits sushi.People sometimes ask me what kinds of alcoholic drink are suitable fo

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Sake from Daimon Brewery

Sake from Daimon Brewery

I would like to introduce three sakes from Daimon Brewery in Osaka this time.  Daimon Brewery was established in 1826 at the base of IKOMA mountain range.  Using their regional rice and fresh mountain spring water, this brewery ha

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I made a video about Houmon Azumacho

I made a video about Houmon Azumacho

I made a promotional video about Houmon Azumacho, Junmai Daiginjo sake.In this video, I mention about the taste and the characteristic. I also refer to  pairing food with the sake and the appropriate temperature  for drinking the sake.

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 11

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 11

Hello, I’m Haggy.  Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine by Japanese Sake.  Wow! Today, I would like to pair garlic chicken saute with Japanese sake, Junmai Ginjo, Shizuka. How is the combination with sake? Le

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Pairing Japanese Sake With Cream Cheese

Pairing Japanese Sake With Cream Cheese

Tonight, I would like to talk about the pairing the sake with cream cheese.Like sake, cheese is a fermented product. On that basis sake and cheese are said to go very well together but, it depends on the type of sake. Cream cheese also has sweetn

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Good Pairing vs. Bad Pairing between Sake and Foods

Good Pairing vs. Bad Pairing between Sake and Foods

Today, I would like to talk about good pairing vs. Bad paring between sake and foods.  I hope that this information will be helpful when you select Japanese sake.  At first, I would like to mention about the definition of good

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Hot Sake And Cold Sake

Hot Sake And Cold Sake

Today, I would like to talk about the preference for Sake.There are many people who warm and drink sake, and there are many people who like it. And, there are various kinds of sake,but what sort of sake is good for warming?(A sake suit

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Promotion movie about my online Japanese sake shop

Promotion movie about my online Japanese sake shop

HelloHow are you? I hope that you are doing fine.Today, I would like to announce my new activity about my online Japanese sake shop.  I’ve made the promotion movie of my Japanese sake online shop.  This video mentions about prod

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How to Manage Japanese Sake in Good Condition

How to Manage Japanese Sake in Good Condition

Today, in order to avoid the degradation of quality of sake, I would like to introduce the proper storage conditions. This time, I talk about this topic because Japanese sake sold by liquor shop in foreign countries may sometimes be kept in b

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 10

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 10

Hello, I’m Haggy. Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine by Japanese Sake.  Wow! Today, I would like to eat red snapper carpaccio with tomato source with Japanese Junmai Ginjo sake, Mii No Kotobuki. How is the combination

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Water for sake, Wine for soil

Water for sake, Wine for soil

Today, I would like to talk about the difference between sake and wine manufacturing method. Water is important for sake in the manufacturing process. On the other hand, soil is important in the process.  There are sake breweries in the

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The Characteristics About Manufacturing Sake

The Characteristics About Manufacturing Sake

Today, I would like to talk about the characteristics about manufacturing sake. There are wine and beer in addition to sake for fermented beverage. However, because rice, the material of sake, does not contain sugar as the source of alcohol ferme

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Common Points and Differences Between Sake and Wine

Common Points and Differences Between Sake and Wine

Tonight, I would like to talk about the common points and differences between sake and wine. Sake is sometimes called Rice Wine. The common point between wine and sake is that they are brewed liquor.Brewed liquor refers to alcohol made by fermenti

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Sake making process "Sandan Jikomi"

Sake making process "Sandan Jikomi"

Today, I would like to talk about one of the significant sake making processes.It's called three-stage preparation in English. It's called Sandan jikomi in Japanese.Sandan jikomi is a method of three-step brewing. in which rice koji, steamed rice and

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The Four Sake Classifications

The Four Sake Classifications

Tonight, I would like to introduce you the four sake classification. This information tells you each characteristic of the four type of sake. And, the characteristics consist of the following 4 categories. 1, the taste 2, suitable temperature 3, p

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 9

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE 9

Hello, I’m Haggy.Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine by Japanese Sake. Wow! Today, I would like to eat Italian pizza, with Japanese sake, Junmai Ginjo Sake, Ikebana. How is the combination with sake? Let’s see!!I got this pizza at

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Please check my sake promotion activity.

Please check my sake promotion activity.

You know that I'm online sake seller.I talk about sake culture here because I would like you to know more about the fabulousness of sake. I think that lots of people might be here wine lover.But, how about sake lover? So, I made a page call

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Japanese Sake kokuryu Junmai-sake

Japanese Sake kokuryu Junmai-sake

Last Monday, I went to izakaya "Casual Sake Bar" and the opportunity to drink Japanese sake,Kokuryu fromFukui prefecture in Japan, I have been interested for long time.    I have always heard a very good reputation for t

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Rice-planting event at Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Rice-planting event at Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

  Last Saturday, I joined rice-planting for dedication to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.This event is held once a year at every this season. By dedicating this rice to the gods of this shrine, we pray for good health and prosperity,

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Sake making process 6

Sake making process 6

Today, I would like to talk about the process of rice koji making because I talked about rice koji. What is the Rice koji? Rice koji is steamed while rice onto which a mold, called koji mold, has been cultivated. The role of rice koji is to rele

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Sake making process 5

Sake making process 5

Today, I would like to talk about the important process of sake making because I would like you to know that sake is manufactured under a complex process.It is rice koji Production.What is the Rice koji Production?Rice koji production is signific

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE8

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE8

Hello, I’m Haggy. Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine by Japanese Sake.  Wow! Today, I would like to eat Japanese Style’s Spareribs with garlic and teriyaki source, with Japanese sake, Manne’s Futsu Sake.  How

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Japanese Sake Library At Fukuoka And Kyushu

Japanese Sake Library At Fukuoka And Kyushu

Hello Good evening from Japan.Tonight, I would like to inform you about having started PInterest.The title is Japanese Sake Library At Fukuoka And Kyushu.https://www.pinterest.jp/wwwyokajgoodsco/In this space, I try to introduce SAKE from various kin

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The Sake Rice And Eating Rice

The Sake Rice And Eating Rice

Good afternoon from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about the rice used for sake making,There are over 100 kinds of Sake rice. As famous sake rice, there are Yamadanishiki, Gohyakumangoku, Miyama Nisiki etc. As it is called sake rice, it is dif

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE7

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE7

Hello, I’m Haggy.Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow! Today, I would like to try Japanese meat ball and tomato with Japanese sake, Ikebana,Junmai Gin Joshu in Fukuoka Prefecture. How is the combination w

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE6

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE6

Hello, I’m Haggy.Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow! Tonight, I would like to try prosciutto and tomato with lemon juice with Japanese sake, Kikusui, Honjouzoushu in Niigata Prefecture. How is the combinati

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE5

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE5

Hello, I’m Haggy.Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow! Today, I would like to try beef jerky and cucumber, with Japanese sake, Mannen Brewery's sake,Futushu.  How is the combination with sake? Let

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Plum Wine Festival at Dazaifu Shrine

Plum Wine Festival at Dazaifu Shrine

Last Sunday, I joined to nationwide plum wine festival held at Dazaifu Shrine in Fukuoka, Japan. Every year, this festival is held at Dazaifu Shrine during this period when cherry blossoms bloom. The proud plum wine by each brewery gather

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE4

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE4

Hello, I’m Haggy.Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow!  Today, I would like to try taco rice, not taco , with Japanese sake, Mannen Brewery's sake,Futushu.How is the combination with sake? Let’s see!!Lots of

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I was waiting for the coming of spring.

I was waiting for the coming of spring.

How are you? This morning, I would like to introduce spring event at my home town.This traditional event was held at Dazaifu Shrine in Fukuoka on Japan on 6th of March, this year. We cerebrate coming of spring at this shrine at this time

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Sake from Fukui prefecture

Sake from Fukui prefecture

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to introduce good sake from Fukui Prefecture in Japan.I normally introduce the sake of Kyushu, Japan. However, at this time,I would like to introduce the other area's sake because a sake seller highly recom

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Sake Rice Steaming Machine

Sake Rice Steaming Machine

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about the machine that steam sake rice.As I told you in the last article, steaming the rice is significant factors in sake making process.*If you are interested in the last article, please click the

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The Rice on the Sake Making Process 4

The Rice on the Sake Making Process 4

Hello, I’m Haggy. Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about steaming the rice, significant factors in Sake making process.I talked about washing and soaking in the sake making process in the last article.Steaming the rice is another c

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Sake making Seimaibuai

Sake making Seimaibuai

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about Seimaibuai, significant factor in Sake making process.As I mentioned before, The outer part of the grain, including the husk, must be milled away before it can be used for brewing sake.Sake is

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Rice Polishing

Rice Polishing

Today, I would like to talk about one of the major five making process.Sake is produced by the unique fermentation Process, called Multiple Parallel Fermentation that utilizes microorganism such as yeast and koji mold. Making sake requires high-level

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Sake making process2

Sake making process2

Hello,Tonight, I would like to talk about the difference of the role of microorganism in sake and wine. Before talking about that, I talk about the three microorganisms in sake making process.1, Koji mold: Used for saccharification of starch in rice.

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Autumn sake for you

Autumn sake for you

Good afternoon from Japan.Today, I would like to introduce nice sake from Azumacho brewery.I visited this brewery and, was introduced this sake from the sake master.This is "Fresh autumn sake" by Azumacho brewery, spent a summer in the cold warehouse

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Sake Making Process1

Sake Making Process1

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about microbial function and the difference between sake and winemaking process.Microbial Function on the process of sake making.Koji mold, Yeast, Lactic and bacteria, each of them plays important r

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About Koji Mold

About Koji Mold

Good evening from Japan.Tonight, I would like to talk about a little more details of microorganisms on the sake making process that I mentioned in last article.I stated the following things in it."The main microbes that affect sake flavor are koji mo

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The role of microorganisms

The role of microorganisms

The role of microorganisms on sake making process.Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about the role of microorganisms on the sake making process.Sake also belongs to the group of the fermented foods.Then main microbes that affect sak

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Nakasu Jazz Festival

Nakasu Jazz Festival

Good afternoon from Japan!!Today, I don't talk about sake. Yesterday, I joined Jazz festival in Nakasu, Fukuoka,Japan.This is the annual event of a free music concert at my home town. Lots of professional musicians join this event from almost all of

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE

Hello, I’m Haggy. Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow! Today, I would like to eat grilled scallops with butter and soy sauce, with Japanese sake, Houmon Azumacho.How is the combination with sake? Let’s see!!Th

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Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE2

Challenging your local cuisine by SAKE2

Hello, I’m Haggy. Welcome to challenging your country’s local cuisine with Japanese Sake.Wow! Today, I would like to try pork jerky, with Japanese sake, Houmon Azumacho, Junmai Dai-ginjo sake.How is the combination with sake? Let’s see!! The food t

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Washing & Soaking on The Sake Making3

Washing & Soaking on The Sake Making3

Good afternoon from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about washing and soaking, significant factors in Sake making process.As I mentioned in the last article, The outer part of the grain, including the husk, must be milled away before it can be used

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Hakata Textile Event

Hakata Textile Event

Good evening from Japan.Last week, I joined annual event"The 115th Hakata Kyuhyoukai fair".This event was held at traditional and high ranking temple at Hakata, Fukuoka.Lots of many kimono belts of Hakata Textile were displayed at this event.This is

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Sake selling on Internet

Sake selling on Internet

Today, I would like to talk about our service and products little bit.I sell good quality for Japanese sake on my website.I especially focus on the sake of hometown, Fukuoka and Kyushu area in Japan.I sometimes visit Sake breweries to learn about the

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"ONISUBE" Festival at 2018

"ONISUBE" Festival at 2018

Happy New Year!!I wish all of you have a wonderful time of this year.Today, I would like to talk about Japanese traditional festival. the heroic festival is held in Dazaifu Shrine, Fukuoka on 7th of January of every year,We wish protecting people fro

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Sake Tasting Party

Sake Tasting Party

Tonight, I joined sake tasting party at Fukuoka, Japan.I enjoyed almost all of good SAKE at Fukuoka, Japan.More than 200 kinds of sake and shochu were in this party.This experience was very fantastic. At first, I was carefully checking the difference

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"Hard Water" and "Soft Water"

"Hard Water" and "Soft Water"

Good evening from Japan!!Tonight, I would like to talk about the difference between hard water and soft water.because the difference greatly affects the taste of sake.Various minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, and calciumcarbonate combine to give

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Obon Holiday in Japan

Obon Holiday in Japan

Good morning from Japan.I had a obon holiday from 13th to 15th of this month. Every year, I visited my ancestor's grave, family tomb during this season.The visiting day was sunny sky and, lots of people were visiting there too. This is just a pa

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Good place, Sage for sake making

Good place, Sage for sake making

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to introduce Saga prefecture in Kyushu, Japan.Saga is very famous for sake making in Japan.And, there are many sake breweries with a long history.Some of them have more than 200 year's history.The sake brew

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Good Sake Rice

Good Sake Rice

Good evening from Japan!!This week, I visited Sage prefecture to see good sake rice.It takes about 2 hours from Fukuoka to Sage by using expressway.Yamada Nishiki, This rice is the best rice for sake making.From every summer to Autumn (From June to O

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About water in sake3

About water in sake3

Good afternoon from Japan!!Today, I would like to talk about good water's area for sake making.As I mentioned in last two blogs, the water for sake making is the very significant element.Therefore, they are very sensitive to the quality of water.Almo

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About water in sake2

About water in sake2

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about the significant role of water in Sake.The difference has an important influence on the quality of sake.Water used for sake production must contain potassium, phosphoric acid,and magnesium. The

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Water in sake

Water in sake

Today, I would like to talk about water, key component of sake.Sake in its final stage is comprised of approximately 80% water.Thus, water quality greatly affects sake quality. The amount of water used in all steps of sake brewing process adds up to

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About rice,ingredients of Sake part 4

About rice,ingredients of Sake part 4

The most prevalent Shuzo-Kotekimai (Sake Ric)There are about a hundred different types of officially designated shuzo-kotekimai(Sake Rice).Almost all shuzo-kotekimai varieties are the result of cross.Bellow are some expamples of shuzo-kotekimai. Perh

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Visiting Arita to find good Sake cup

Visiting Arita to find good Sake cup

Good morning from Japan.Yesterday,I went to Arita,Saga prefecture in Japan to find good sake cup and glass.I visited some workshops there and asked the craftworker about the manufacturing method, history and features of the product. Their exlanation

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Conditions for enjoying delicious sake

Conditions for enjoying delicious sake

Good afternoon!!Today, I would like to talk about the Conditions for enjoying delicious sake.All of you might say that you have already known such a thing. I don't have tosay that. But, please give me a chance to talk about this condition.Last night,

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The Basic of Sake 5 Single and Multiple Fermentation

The Basic of Sake 5 Single and Multiple Fermentation

Good evening from Japan!! Tonight, I would like to talk about two different alcohol fermentation based on the type of ingredient.Single Fermentation : fruit liquorFor a single fermentation, the ingredient must already contain sugar,such as in fruit a

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The Basic of Sake 4 Fermentation Process

The Basic of Sake 4 Fermentation Process

Hello, Good afternoon from Japan.I learned what the fermentation is on the process of sake making.But, what is the fermentation? I didn't exactly know the definition of it.Today, I would like to share the information with you.If you already have know

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Requirements for Success as a Kikisake-Shi

Requirements for Success as a Kikisake-Shi

Three years passed since I started to study sake. Before doing the that, Sake was the product from another planet. But, now I taste sake and study Sake every day.I can understand the difference somehow. This looks life time’s studying to me. Now, I

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Two representative alcoholic beverages in Japan

Two representative alcoholic beverages in Japan

Good afternoon from japan.There are two representative alcoholic beverages in Japan.One is sake and another one is Shochu. Both of them are very popular among almost all of the people in Japan. When we are in Izakaya, we tend to order sake or Shochu

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The Basic of Sake7

The Basic of Sake7

Good evening from Japan!!Tonight, I would like to talk about the commodity characteristics of Sake.This information might be helpful when you try Sake in the future.1, Ingredients, Production & Labeling:* The main ingredient is rice, which is expensi

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About rice, ingredients of Sake part 1

About rice, ingredients of Sake part 1

Good morning from Japan.Today, I would like to talk about rice, main ingredient of Sake.The rice used for making sake is different from the rice in other coutries.Rice: Rice is one of the world's three major grains, along with wheat and corn.At prese

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About rice,ingredients of Sake part 2

About rice,ingredients of Sake part 2

Good morning from Japan!!Today, I would like to talk about the main components and Japanese liquor term of rice.As I mentioned in last blog article, rice is very important ingredients o sake.And, good sake depends on the quality of rice.Of course, yo

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About rice,ingredients of Sake part 3

About rice,ingredients of Sake part 3

Today, I would like to talk about the characteristics of Shuzo-kotekimai(Sake Rice).The rice is one of the important elements for making good sake.And, within sake rice, there are many varieties. The each variety requires a different climate and soil

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Meeting with our customer

Meeting with our customer

Good evening from Japan.Today, I took train at Dazaifu Shrine station to visit my customer's office. I had important meeting with the customer. Sometimes, I use this station.Dazaifu shrine is very famous for praying for passing an entrance exam.Every

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Participation in Sake seminar

Participation in Sake seminar

Good morning from Japan.Last Sunday, I joined Sake seminar to learn about 4 type categorization of Sake. Kun-shu(Aromatic Sake), S-shun(Refreshing Sake), Jun-shu(Rich Sake).I learned to identify the difference of 4 type by color and smell, taste. Act

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Sake comes from good rice

Sake comes from good rice

Good morning from Japan.As you know, sake is made of good rice. Of course, we have to consider other factors to make it.However, Rice is most important factor for the production. In Fukuoka, my home town, "Yamada nishiki" and "Yume ikkon", "Gin no sa

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Basic knowledge about Sake 1

Basic knowledge about Sake 1

Hello from Japan.Sake is Japan's national liquor and has long hitory on the development of taste.And, it is brewed from rice grains. Sake is classified into mainly three group such as “Junmai-shu”, “Honjozou-shu”, and “Ginjou-shu.”Each one has d

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Basic knowledge about Sake 3

Basic knowledge about Sake 3

Hello from Japan.When you visit, Japan, you might try Sake.Today, I would like to introduce some good vocabularies to choose your favorite sake on your visting in Japan.1, Jizake:This is Japanese sake brewed locally grown rice grains and water from l

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Training session for Sake sommelier

Training session for Sake sommelier

Hello, Good evening from Japan.If you would like to be sake specialist, this information might be helpful for you.Two weeks ago, I joined traning session for Sake sommelier in Fukuoka. And, I learned how to check the taste of different type of sake s

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Our First Blog

Our First Blog

Hello from Japan.This is our first article about Sake concept.  We introduce and sell good quality sake and the related products in Kyushu, Japan with the cooperation of local Sake brewery in this site. Our company started four years ago.

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Fun of Sake Culture

Fun of Sake Culture

SAKE is not only for good taste and flavor.I think that its's one part of culture or art of Japan.The surrounding where you drink is also very important to enjoy the sake.Food, Room, Indoor lighting,sake cup,a place mat and so on are very important f

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Basic Knowledge About Sake 2

Basic Knowledge About Sake 2

Hello from Japan. Good evening!!Do you know sake called "Jizake"?Various and many kinds of sake have made throughout Japan. And, the each taste is different from region to region. The rice and water, manufacturing method etcare very unique, depending

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Sake Blog

Sake Blog

We would like to introduce the sake information that you might be interested.

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