Akishika Shuzo was founded in Osaka prefecture in 1886 and under the present 6th generation Kuramoto [Brewery Owner] this tiny brewery is creating some of Japan’s finest and most exceptional sake. Hiroaki Oku is both Kuramoto and also Toji [Master Brewer] at Akishika and his dedication and skill in creating quality sake shows in every bottle.
The Kobo #7 is made from Omachi rice grown organically by the brewery. This Yamahai (traditional yeast starter) sake is polished to 70% and shows a rich, complex and vibrant character. Fresh on the palate, this Nama (unpasteurised) version of Kobo #7 has a layered and textural character that showcases the skill of the brewer. Simply delicious! - Black Market Sake