“Zuikan” & “Gokyo” In-store tasting event @ Ikebukuro

You can taste Zuikan, Yamaoka Shuzo from Hiroshima prefecture, and Gokyo, Sakai Shuzo from Yamaguchi prefecture.

Zuikan (Yamaoka Shuzo )

Zuikan Junmai daiginjo Kimoto 35 is awarded Gold medal in Kura Master 2018 Junmai Daiginjo & Junmai Ginjo category.

【純米大吟醸】【広島】瑞冠(ずいかん) 純米大吟醸 35 山ハイZuikan Junmai daiginjo Kimoto 35 720ml

Sake produced in Hiroshima is characterized by its clean flavor in harmony with a rich fragrance and rich taste. Surrounded by the Chugoku Mountains, the Seto Inland Sea and basins, Hiroshima Prefecture is blessed with a mild climate and produces a variety of different kinds of sake with distinct features, from sweet, to dry, to highly fragrant.

Among many sake-producing regions within the prefecture, Saijo in Higashi-hiroshima City is renowned as one of the three major sake-brewing locations in the country, along with Nada in Hyogo Prefecture and Fushimi in Kyoto Prefecture.

Yamaoka Shuzo Home page


Gokyo (Sakai Shuzo)

Sakai shuzo is located in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi prefecture.

Here you will find a beautiful, curiously constructed bridge that is one of Japan’s Three Famous Bridges, which Kintaikyo is essentially made from five small bridges connected together in order to make a single massive bridge. The name of Gokyo (Five bridges) comes from Kintaikyo.

Water for brewing is drawn from Yamaguchi prefecture’s largest stream: A Nishiki River underground soft water stream leading to a well inside the brewery. This super soft water makes a feature of Gokyo tender and highly fragrance.

Sakai Shuzo Home page


2018/7/12 (Thu) – 7/18(Wed) 10:00~20:00

You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar


Ikebukuro Tobu Department Store B1F

1 Chome-1-25 Nishiikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 171-0021

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Directly connected to “Ikebukuro station”

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For more information visit, 東武百貨店 池袋店 日本酒催事スケジュール

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