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Soul of Sake




Soul of Sake with Jessica Joly

Monday - March 19th, 2018

6pm - 8pm

HAKKAISAN “hakkai mountain”

Prefecture: Niigata
Rice: Yamadanishiki
Yeast: Akitakonno No.2
Rice Polishing: 50%
Alcohol: 15.5%
SMV: +4.0

Founded in 1922, Hakkaisan Brewery is situated at the foot of Mount Hakkai in Niigata. The spring water that flows from the mountain is used to produce this sake. The rice and polishing ratio are all up to Daiginjo standards, however the sake is presented as Hakkaisan’s signature Junmai Ginjo label. It has a delicate Gin-jo aroma and a fine, crisp mouthfeel, with a clean aftertaste and a strong reverent

-------  UPCOMING EVENTS --------

3/19 - Hakkaisan Junmai Ginjo, Niigata
3/26 - Kokuryu Kuzuryu Junmai, Fukui


Jessica Joly is an International Kikisake-Shi (Sake Sommelier) and the inaugural Miss Sake USA.  Born to a Japanese mother and American Father, Ms Joly moved between Japan and California at a young age and had a natural understanding for traversing each culture. Spending time in Japan in her early years created a life long interest in Japanese food, drink, and culture, which extended naturally to a career in food hospitality including restaurants such as SakaMai, Soba Totto, Bohemian, Ippudo, and Patisserie Tomoko.