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Published on Mar 16, 2012
Did you know that sake is older than the written Japanese language?!
This video from Akita Shurui Seizoh showcases the craftsmanship and tradition that is behind the "Drink of the Gods". Sake (pronounced "sah-kay") is brewed somewhat like beer, but drinks elegantly like wine - but is truly a unique beverage!
About Akita Shurui Seizoh: Small family breweries, dating back to 1656, came together as one to establish Akita Shurui Seizoh (formerly known as Takashimizu). This boutique sake house is located in Akita, Japan -- a region renowned for its artisan sakes.
Akita Shurui Seizoh handcrafts the Shimizu-No-Mai line of luxury sakes from highly-polished local rice and soft, riverbed water. The brewery's dedication to purity and quality has awarded the brewery twelve consecutive gold medals at Japan's only national sake competition.