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Widely Available Products Kitaya

Dai-Ginjyo Kitaya Tobintori Genshu
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This bottle of undiluted Dai-Ginjyo sake is comprised of the best balance of aromatic sake collected in the Tobin (18L sake bottle) through the Drip Filtration process. Each individual bottle is then professionally bottled and pasteurized. The fruity and mellow scent is perfectly balanced with the rich and exquisite taste, making this a competition ready Dai-Ginjyo.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 100% Polished to 35%
Alcohol Content:
18%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 720ml  \5,300 

Dai-Ginjyo Kitaya Tobintori Genshu(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai Dai-Ginjyo – KITAYA
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This sake is made from Yamada-Nishiki brewing rice which is harvested in the Itoshima area of Fukuoka Pref. The milling percentage of the sake is 2% less than Daiginjyo Gokujyo Kitaya, which was awarded champion’s sake at IWC 2013.100% of the sake brewers master’s skill is put into this nihonshu. Please enjoy the gorgeous, fruity, aromatic and rich taste.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 100% Polished to 33%
Alcohol Content:
16%-17%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 720ml  \5,000 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo – KITAYA(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Dai-Ginjyo - Gokujo Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Kitaya’s masterpiece awarded the 1st Place Champion sake at the IWC 2013 in London against 583 other Japanese sake products.
Using high quality “Yamada-Nishiki” rice in Fukuoka and polished down to 35%. Also fermented in very controlled temperature. The IWC praised it as rich and mellow but carrying clear taste with elegant aroma.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 100% Polished to 35%
Alcohol Content:
16%–17%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 720ml  \4,000 

Dai-Ginjyo - Gokujo Kitaya(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai Dai-Ginjyo - Kitaya Shizuku Shibori
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Using high quality “Yamada-Nishiki” rice in Fukuoka and polished down to 39%. “Shizukushibori” is a drip process without external pressure by hanging the mash in bags and allowing the liquid to drip out under its own weight. The characteristic of this sake is rich taste with a gentle fragrance of fruits.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 100% Polished to 39%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \8,000 
  • 720ml  \3,000 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo - Kitaya Shizuku Shibori(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo - Kitaya Shizuku Shibori(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Dai-Ginjyo - Tokujo Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

"Yamada Nishiki" rice made in Itoshima, Fukuoka is polished down to 35%, carefully brewed. The result is a Dai-Ginjyo with a fruity aroma and delicate flavor. Compared to the Dai-Ginjyo “Gokujo” make, this “Tokujo” contains 1% less alcohol and is the perfect match for your meal.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 100% Polished to 35%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \6,600 
  • 720ml  \2,740 

Dai-Ginjyo - Tokujo Kitaya(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Dai-Ginjyo - Tokujo Kitaya(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai Dai-Ginjyo- Kitaya 50% Polished
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Using a blend of Shuzo Kotekimai (high-grade rice of brewing quality), the "Yamada Nishiki" and "Omachi" grains of rice are polished down to 50%. Our chief brewer is proud of this sake, made through a combination of all the best techniques sake brewing has to offer. The deep, mellow flavor works in perfect harmony with the fruity aroma, making this sake a great drink to go along with any Japanese cuisine.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 60%,Omachi 40% Polished to 50%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \3,000 
  • 720ml  \1,600 
  • 500ml  \1,000 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo- Kitaya 50% Polished(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo- Kitaya 50% Polished(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo- Kitaya 50% Polished(500ml)

  • 500ml 
Junmai Ginjyou KITAYA Gin no Sato
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Using Shuzo Kotekimai (high-grade rice of brewing quality) grade “Gin no Sato” rice directly from contracted farms in our local Yame, the rice is polished down to 59% and slowly fermented over a low temperature to produce this Junmai Ginjyo sake. While having a fruity aroma like a Ginjo, it is still light with crisp, dry flavor. For a Junmai Ginjyo-grade sake, it is reasonably priced and perfect for a casual drink.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Gin no Sato 100% polished to 59%
Alcohol Content:
15%-16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,500 
  • 720ml  \1,200 
  • 300ml  \500 

Junmai Ginjyou KITAYA Gin no Sato(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Ginjyou KITAYA Gin no Sato(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Junmai Ginjyou KITAYA Gin no Sato(300ml)

  • 300ml 
Ginjyo-shu - Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Our chief brewer has put his heart and soul into brewing this sake made with choice sakamai. Light and sharp, this rather dry sake goes well with lightly flavored, delicate cuisine.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
 
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 60%・Gohyakumangoku 40% Polished to 55%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,650 
  • 720ml  \1,270 

Ginjyo-shu - Kitaya(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Ginjyo-shu - Kitaya(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Ginjyo-shu - Kitaya Nama Chozoshu
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This freshly squeezed Ginjoshu is pasteurized just once as it is being bottled, then immediately chilled. We recommend enjoying this light and fruity sake chilled.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
     
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 60%・Gohyakumangoku 40% Polished to 55%
Alcohol Content:
14%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 300ml  \480 

Ginjyo-shu - Kitaya Nama Chozoshu(300ml)

  • 300ml 
Tokubetsu Junmai kitaya premium
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This is a special Junmai-Shu which has the good quality of both Yamada-Nishiki rice and Ginn No Sato rice polished down to 60 %. This sake is extremely soft and smooth. It has an exquisite mellow taste and fruity aroma. It is the best sake to pair with Japanese foods.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada-Nishiki 50% Ginn No Sato 50% Polished to 60%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,600 
  • 720ml  \1,430 

Tokubetsu Junmai kitaya premium(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Tokubetsu Junmai kitaya premium(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai-shu - Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Using a local rice “Yume-Ikkon” originated in Fukuoka and polished down to 60%. This Junmai-Shu is slowly fermented in low temperature. As a result, it becomes rich and full-bodied taste but carrying fresh and fruity scent. It goes well with wide range of dishes.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
 
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yume Ikkon100% Polished to 60%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,220 
  • 720ml  \1,030 

Junmai-shu - Kitaya(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai-shu - Kitaya(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai-shu - Kitaya Nama Chozoshu
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This freshly squeezed Ginjyoshu is pasteurized just once as it is being bottled, then immediately chilled. This results in a refreshing aroma and light taste. We recommend enjoying this sake chilled.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
     
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yume Ikkon100% Polished to 60%
Alcohol Content:
14%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 300ml  \430 

Junmai-shu - Kitaya Nama Chozoshu(300ml)

  • 300ml 
Tokubetsu Honjozo - Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

Select sakamai is polished down to 60%, then fermented at low temperature to complete this Honjozo sake. Enjoy the light, yet dry flavor complimented by the mellow scent that matches a wide range of cuisine. A perfect drink of choice for dinner.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Fukuoka Polished to 60%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,000 
  • 720ml  \925 

Tokubetsu Honjozo - Kitaya(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Tokubetsu Honjozo - Kitaya(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Honjozo - Kitaya
Widely Available Products Kitaya

After polishing down Fukuoka rice to 70%, the sake is carefully fermented. When chilled, the drink is light and crisp, but is also wonderful served hot. This sake matches any cuisine and is great for dinner.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Fukuoka Polished to 70%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \1,930 
  • 200ml  \222 

Honjozo - Kitaya(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Honjozo - Kitaya(200ml)

  • 200ml 
Seishu - Kitaya Komodaru
Widely Available Products Kitaya

This product is the barrel-size of our Honjozo Kitaya, which polishes the rice down to 70% before brewing. The drink is crisp and light. This barrel is sure to spread joy to many in any festive occasion. The 36 L orders come in our 72 L barrel (which fit four Tobin) with a raised barrel bed, and 18 L orders come in our 32 L barrel (which fit two Tobin) with a raised barrel bed.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Japan Polished to 70%
Lineup
  • 72L 
  • 36L 
  • 18L 
  • 36L (Big)
  • 18L (Big)
  • 1.8L 

Seishu - Kitaya Komodaru(72L)

  • 72L 
kitaya tsunotaru
Widely Available Products Kitaya

It uses rice of 70% polished ratios and carefully brewes into the Tsuno Daru which is a barrel for special cerebration. It is soft taste and best match for the wedding ceremony radiantly.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Japan Polished to 70%
Alcohol Content:
15%-16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \4,850 

kitaya tsunotaru(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Widely Available Products Kansansui

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo – Kansansui Polished to 45%
Widely Available Products Kansansui

Kansansui awarded the both Double Gold Medal and the Best of Show Sake at the WSWA 2011 in U.S.A.
Using water from Yabe River and blended with “Yamada-Nishiki” and “Yume-Ikkon” , both of which are high-grade sake rice in Japan. Their rice-polishing ratios are 45%. Junmai Dai-Ginjyo Kansansui is slowly fermented in low temperature. This sake is soft and crisp, but also rich and fruity scent. It goes well with wide variety of Japanese cuisine. The product for the export to the United States uses “Yamada-Nishiki“ 60% and “ Yume-Ikkon“ 40%

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 60%・Omachi 40% Polished to 45%
Alcohol Content:
14%–15%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \5,000 
  • 720ml  \2,160 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo – Kansansui Polished to 45%(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo – Kansansui Polished to 45%(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai Ginjo – Kansansui Polished to 55%
Widely Available Products Kansansui

This brew blends the Yamada Nishiki and Gohyakumangoku, both of which are Shuzo Kotekimai (high-grade rice of brewing quality). After the rice is polished down to 55%, this Junmai Ginjo is slowly fermented over a low temperature. The light scent and sharp taste in this Junmai Ginjo was made specifically to compliment Genkainada fish cuisine.nAfter the rice is polished down to 55%, this Junmai Ginjo is slowly fermented over a low temperature. The light scent and sharp taste in this Junmai Ginjo was made specifically to compliment Genkainada fish cuisine.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki 60%・Gohyakumangoku 40% Polished to 55%
Alcohol Content:
14%–15%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,600 
  • 720ml  \1,430 
  • 300ml  \545 
  • 180ml Cup \280 

Junmai Ginjo – Kansansui Polished to 55%(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Ginjo – Kansansui Polished to 55%(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Junmai Ginjo – Kansansui Polished to 55%(300ml)

  • 300ml 

Widely Available Products Other

Sparkling Sake – Aino Hime
Widely Available Products Other

This new sparkling beverage “Aino Hime” is fermented a high-grade sake rice directly  within the bottle. Enjoy the Aino Hime Rosé, which gets its crimson color from red koji.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
     
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Gin no Sato 100% Polished to 65%
Alcohol Content:
7%–8%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 500ml (Blue) \762 
  • 500ml (Rose) \762 
  • 180ml Blue \400 
  • 180ml (Rose) \400 

Sparkling Sake – Aino Hime(500ml)(Blue)

  • 500ml (Blue)

Sparkling Sake – Aino Hime(500ml)(Rose)

  • 500ml (Rose)

Sparkling Sake – Aino Hime(180ml)Blue

  • 180ml Blue

Sparkling Sake – Aino Hime(180ml)(Rose)

  • 180ml (Rose)
Honjozo - Kyushu
Widely Available Products Other

This freshly squeezed sake is stored directly in the bottle, pasteurized a single time then immediately chilled. Enjoy this crisp drink cold.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Fukuoka Polished to 70%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \1,900 

Honjozo - Kyushu(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 
Honjozo - Kyushu Nama Chozoshu
Widely Available Products Other

This freshly squeezed sake is stored directly in the bottle, pasteurized a single time then immediately chilled. Enjoy this crisp drink cold

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
     
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
100% Rice from Fukuoka Polished to 70%
Alcohol Content:
14%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 300ml  \350 
  • 180ml  \237 

Honjozo - Kyushu Nama Chozoshu(300ml)

  • 300ml 

Limited Distribution Products Soden

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo -
Limited Distribution Products Soden

 
"Yamada Nishiki" rice made in Itoshima, Fukuoka is polished down to 39% amid the cold of the winter, carefully brewed.Treating each brew as if it were our own child. This Junmai Dai-Ginjyo’s brilliantly fruity aroma and rich taste makes it a treasure to be cherished.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki Polished to 39%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \5,400 
  • 720ml  \2,700 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo -(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Dai-Ginjyo -(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Junmai Ginjo -
Limited Distribution Products Soden

 
The Yamada Nishiki grains are polished down to 55% and fermented slowly over a low temperature to bring out the fruity scent and dry, crisp flavors in this Junmai Ginjo sake. Matching this sake with sashimi, sushi, and other fish cuisine that are lightly flavored will make the experience even more enjoyable.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki Polished to 55%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,840 
  • 720ml  \1,420 

Junmai Ginjo -(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Junmai Ginjo -(720ml)

  • 720ml 
Tokubetsu Junmaishu -
Limited Distribution Products Soden

Souden awarded gold medal at the Joy of Sake 2013 and 2014 in U.S.A. The vision of Kitaya is the customer’s lot of joy through its brewery. Nowadays, the customers in New York City recommend Kitaya’s products a lot.
Using exceptional Yamada-Nishiki rice polished down to 60%, SOUDEN Tokubetsu (Special) Junmai is brewed via the Yamahai method, low temperature fermentation over the course of two months. This unique combination results in a fruit-forward and elevated acidity profile intended to complement meat-centric and richly flavored cuisine.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki Polished to 60%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,540 
  • 720ml  \1,270 
  • 300ml  \500 

Tokubetsu Junmaishu -(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Tokubetsu Junmaishu -(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Tokubetsu Junmaishu -(300ml)

  • 300ml 
Honjozo -
Limited Distribution Products Soden

 
Made only with Yamada Nishiki rice, the sake is fermented over a low temperature using Ginjo yeast. The sakamai is polished down to 65%, yet is brewed with the same qualities as a Ginjo. Fruity with a light, invigorating dryness, this sake will refresh your taste buds, which is exactly why it brings out the best in a wide range of cuisine both lightly and richly flavored. Honjozo-SOUDEN won a TROPHY in a part of the sake section Honjozo of IWC 2014.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Yamada Nishiki Polished to 65%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,070 
  • 720ml  \1,000 

Honjozo -(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Honjozo -(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Limited Distribution Products Gin no Hitomi

Gin no Hitomi
Limited Distribution Products Gin no Hitomi

Using Shuzo Kotekimai (high-grade rice of brewing quality) grade “Gin no Sato” rice directly from contracted farms in our local Yame, the rice is polished down to 50% and slowly fermented over a low temperature to produce this Dai-Ginjyo sake. While having a fruity aroma like a Ginjo, it is still light with crisp, dry flavor. For a Dai-Ginjyo-grade sake, it is reasonably priced and perfect for a casual drink.

Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
   
 

«Taste Characteristics»

Sweet       Dry
       
 

 

Light       Rich
       
Rice Used:
Gin no Sato 100% Polished to 50%
Alcohol Content:
15%–16%
Suggested Retail Price (excl. tax):
  • 1800ml  \2,480 
  • 720ml  \1,150 
  • 300ml  \495 

Gin no Hitomi(1800ml)

  • 1800ml 

Gin no Hitomi(720ml)

  • 720ml 

Gin no Hitomi(300ml)

  • 300ml 

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