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Collection: Tohoku Region

"No moon, no blossom. Just me drinking sake, totally alone." This melancholy haiku was penned by Japanese poet Matsuo Basho in 1689, shortly before he set off on a 1,200-mile journey through Tohoku, Japan's vast northeast that reaches up to Hokkaido.

The Tohoku region (東北北地⽅方, Tōhoku-chihō) is the top third of the main island of Japan to the north, consisting of six of Japanʼs 47 prefectures (Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata). It is also home to Matsushima Bay, one of the three best views in Japan.

The style by many of the brewers in this region is described as bright, fine-grained, light, aromatic and approachable. Sakes in the region turn out this way is due to its climate! Tohoku have always had cooler weather, so they ferment, produce and store at lower temperature which gives the sake their elegant flavour profile compared to the rest of Japan. Whilst Fukushima is its most famous prefecture for Sake, the other 5, Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata all has their distinct character for you to explore!

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  • Hideyoshi LaChamte Sparkling
    Hideyoshi LaChamte Sparkling - sakechan
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    Suzuki Shuzoten
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  • Homare Junmai Daiginjo Kiwami
    Homare Junmai Daiginjo Kiwami - sakechan
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    Homare Sake Brewery
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  • Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo
    Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo - sakechan
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    Suzuki Shuzoten
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  • Homare Junmai Ginjo Karahashi Black Label
    Homare Junmai Ginjo Karahashi Black Label - sakechan
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    Homare Sake Brewery
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  • Homare Junmai Daiginjo Black Label
    Homare Junmai Daiginjo Black Label - sakechan
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    Homare Sake Brewery
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  • Yamamoto Junmai Ginjo No. 6 Kobo
    Yamamoto Junmai Ginjo No. 6 Kobo - sakechan
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    Yamamoto Gomei
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  • Toko Kojimaya Untitled #01
    Toko Kojimaya Untitled #01 - sakechan
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  • Homare Junmai Ginjo Karahashi White Label
    Homare Junmai Ginjo Karahashi White Label - sakechan
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    Homare Sake Brewery
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  • Dewazakura Junmai Ginjo Tsuyahime
    Dewazakura Junmai Ginjo Tsuyahime - sakechan
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    Dewazakura Sake Brewery
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  • Toko Junmai Daiginjo Shizuku
    Toko Junmai Daiginjo Shizuku - sakechan
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  • Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Nakadori Miyamanishiki
    Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Nakadori Miyamanishiki - sakechan
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    Tatenokawa Brewing Company
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  • Benten Junmai Daiginjo Kamenoo Genshu
    Benten Junmai Daiginjo Kamenoo Genshu - sakechan
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    Goto Shuzoten
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  • Toko Junmai Ginjo Genshu
    Toko Junmai Ginjo Genshu - sakechan
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    Kojima Sohonten
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  • Yamamoto Akita Royal Straight Flush Junmai Daiginjo
    Yamamoto Akita Royal Straight Flush Junmai Daiginjo - sakechan
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    Yamamoto Gomei
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  • Hideyoshi Umeshu
    Hideyoshi Umeshu - sakechan
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    Suzuki Shuzoten
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  • Dewazakura Junmai Dewanosato
    Dewazakura Junmai Dewanosato - sakechan
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    Dewazakura Sake Brewery
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  • Dewazakura Ginjo Izumi Judan
    Dewazakura Ginjo Izumi Judan - sakechan
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    Dewazakura Sake Brewery
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  • Toko Daiginjo Yamada Nishiki
    Toko Daiginjo Yamada Nishiki - sakechan
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    Kojima Sohonten
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  • Miyakanbai Hi no Shizuku Yuzu Sake
    Miyakanbai Hi no Shizuku Yuzu Sake - sakechan
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    Kanbai Shuzo
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  • Kinpou Shizenshu Kan Atsurae Yamahai Junmai
    Kinpou Shizenshu Kan Atsurae Yamahai Junmai - sakechan
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    Niida-Honke
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  • Dewazakura Junmai Daiginjo Yukimegami 35
    Dewazakura Junmai Daiginjo Yukimegami 35 - sakechan
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    Dewazakura Sake Brewery
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  • Katsuyama Junmai Daiginjo Den
    Katsuyama Junmai Daiginjo Den - sakechan
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    Katsuyama Shuzo
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  • Hoyo Junmai Daiginjo
    Hoyo Junmai Daiginjo - sakechan
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    Uchigasaki Shuzoten
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  • Yamamoto Ice Blue Junmai Daiginjo
    Yamamoto Ice Blue Junmai Daiginjo - sakechan
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    Yamamoto Gomei
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