Nagurayama “Gekkyu” label
Nagurayama “Gekkyu”
Billowing junmai with a wisp of sweetness

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A gently aromatic, billowing junmai, nicely balanced and easy to drink. Light-bodied with a wisp of sweetness, lovely either cool or warmed.

Fukushima Prefecture


Nagurayama “Gekkyu” bottle
Nagurayama Brewing Company

Nagurayama Brewing Company

Fukushima Prefecture


Nagurayama Brewing Company is located in the Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture, from antiquity one of Japan’s most famous brewing centres, and has produced ginjo sake since 1973. The brewery has been a leader in the prefecture’s successful effort to win the most gold awards at Japan’s National Sake Appraisal.

Nagurayama “Gekkyu” label

Technical Specifications

Classification: Junmai
Rice variety: Yume no Kaori
Yeast: Utsukushima Yume, TM-1
Brewing method: Sokujo


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Serving recommendations

Very good with sunomono—crab, octopus or seaweed salads dressed with vinegar and dashi. Recommended with oden, nabe (hotpot) and unagi.

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