On 24 July, 10th Omachi Summit has been taken place in Hotel grand palace in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo.
The Omachi is nature to Okayama prefecture and called “Fantom brewery rice.” This summit is the competition of Sake brewed with using this rare brewer’s rice. Breweries, farmers, and Omachist, who loves the Omachi Sake, got together and appreciated specially brewed Sake.
The competition is classified into two classes which are Ginjo and Junmai, and 203 labels were sent at this time.
Please find the full list of winners from this link.
Some of SAKEMARU families also won this competition.
SHICHISUI JUNMAIGINJO OMACHI 55 NAMA
MIKADOMATSU JUNMAIDAIGINJO HOSHO
Omachi brewer’s rice is softer than others and easier to melt in the tank. The production process needs the extra care to extract the roundish umami, cleanness and elegant taste of Omachi.
The time of absorbing water has to be counted by minutes, and fermentation also needs to proceed slowly in low temperature.
Moreover, labels care about the storing condition got a high valuation.
Sake Brewed with Omachi Brewer’s Rice
HANAMURA OMACHI JUNMAIGINJO$92.00
SHARAKU BIZEN OMACHI JUNMAIGINJO$115.00
OKUTANBA NATURE SAKE｜SUN｜RAIN｜SOIL｜BUNDLE
JUHACHIZAKARI YAMAHAI OMACHI$83.00
YUKINOBIJIN JUNMAI GINJO OMACHI YEAST NO.6$78.00
SENKIN SPARKLE 2022$74.00
KAMONISHIKI KISUISEN JUNMAIDAIGINJO GENSHU$85.00
SENKIN CLASSIC OMACHI$75.00
SENKIN CLASSIC KAMENOO$75.00
MACHIDASHUZO JUNMAIGINJO OMACHI NAMA GENSHU$72.00
KANGIKU TRUE WHITE OMACHI50 JUNMAIDAIGINJO NAMA GENSHU$85.00