Koshi no Kanbai “Amane” label
Koshi no Kanbai “Amane”
Welcoming at first sip, savoury, easy-drinking

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A softer expression of the traditional Niigata style, gentle and welcoming at first sip with savoury flavour notes coming to the fore. Smooth and easy-drinking, one glass always calls for another.

Niigata Prefecture


Koshi no Kanbai “Amane” bottle
Ishimoto Brewing Company

Ishimoto Brewing Company

Ishikawa Prefecture


Koshi no Kanbai is one of the most famous names in the sake world. An uncompromising focus on excellence over generations led to a type of clean, dry sake that came to be known as “Niigata style.” Koshi no Kanbai sakes have both balance and flavour depth—it’s as though every single molecule is immaculately in place.

Koshi no Kanbai “Amane” label

Technical Specifications

Classification: Junmai Ginjo
Rice variety: 500 Mangoku, Miyamanishiki
Yeast: Niigata Ginjo
Brewing method: Sokujo


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Serving recommendations

Serve cool at around 15°C. Goes down well with nigiri and temaki sushi. This is a versatile, allround sake for any occasion.

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