Basic information


Brand:            Midori Kawa  [meedory-kawa]

Nickname:     Green River”

Type of Sake: Honjozo

Seimai Buai:     Rice milled to 60 %

Alcohol:             15-16%


Bottle size:    720 ml

Case Pack:   12 bottles

UPC Code:     844650035018




Producer:     Midorikawa Shuzo

Owned by:    Ohdaira Family          Founded:      1884

Location:      4015-1 Aoshima, Uonuma-shi, Niigata 946-0043, JAPAN



Toji (Master Brewer): Kozo Meguro – Meguro-san has been making

sake for Midorikawa since 1985, and has been a sake master since 1996.


Ingredients & Technical data


Rice:               Gohyaku-man-goku, Hokuriku # 12, etc

Water:         Soft water from the 50-meter deep on-site well.

Yeast:                        #74


SMV:               +4      Acidity:          1.6     Amino acids: 1.3


No sulfites, no preservatives.


Other information


Serving temp.:    Serve chilled or warmed.

Tasting note:   Delicate nose.  Clean, crisp, and refreshing taste. Distinctive flavor.

All of the elements are well-balanced, a trademark of this kura.


House style- they do not focus on aroma but on quality and purity of flavor. Very defined and precise. Top flight producer of clean, pristine, connoisseur sake.

Midorikawa Shuzo won a gold medal at Japan National Sake Competition in 2008.