Dreamy brewer’s rice only in Nagano
People say this rice “dreamy brewery rice”. Because this rice is allowed to produce in only Kijimadaira village located in the north part of Nagano, the production quantity is extremely small.
Also, it’s challenging to grow due to the tall and heavy rice ears, and farmers are trying to minimize the agrochemical to grow the rice.
Due to the spread of localism, breweries of Nagano are getting back to basics and needs of Kinmonnishiki is increasing. The unique and rich Umami attracts a lot of passionate brewers.
Taste and aroma
Sake produced with this rice tends to have the very complex aroma and various layers of taste. Most surprising part is its finish. The complex flavor and aroma unite in the very end of the taste.
To increase the brand awareness, the Kinmonnisiki Summit was held. Breweries produce the Sake with using this rice get together and offer their Sake to Sake lovers and local farmers.