On 24th May, the 17th sake salon of the sake2020 project was held with Mr. Keith Forum from Masumi in Nagano prefecture.
This brewery was founded in 1662. The very famous yeast number seven that is now used by over 60% of japanese sake makers was discovered here.
We enjoyed a lovely presentation by Mr. Keith and 5 great Masumi sakes!
Especially NANAGO七號 , Junmai Daiginjo Yamahai super premium, was amazing!
On 26th April, the 16th sake salon of the sake2020 project was held with Mr. Kenichiro Kojima from Toko in Yamagata prefecture.
They are the 11th oldest sake brewery, established in 1957. They were unusually permitted to brew sake for the load and KAMI, spirit of Shinto, even under prohibition ordinance in the famine.