Ikekame was established by sword master Genzo on the banks of the Chikugo River. They decided to use its waters whose water inspired an innovative brewing style in Chikugo Area, and committed to an enterprise based on sincerity to their sake style. Even today, the brewery still holds fast to those values.
Their fans always find something new and interesting with every new bottle, and are often moved by unique products that stay with them forever.
Prefecture : Fukuoka. Located in Southern Japan, where is gourmet town.
Their sake is named Kawatsuru (lit. “river crane”), from the time our founder saw a beautiful crane flutter down to the pristine waters of the Saita River. This river is also knows as the Takarada River, as its water is seen as bringing treasures to the surrounding rice fields. From the spring water of this river, they brew sake with a powerful, refreshing taste.
Prefecture: Kagawa. Located in Shikoku Island in Japan, where is famous for Udon noodles.
Founded: Established during Japan's Genroku era (1688-1704)
Mt. Amabuki is located in the northeast of their brewery. For its magnificent appearance, they were named after the mountain.
Amabuki Shuzo has been producing sake for 300 years, and its brewers, who have inherited skills accumulated during its long history, are earnestly making an effort to produce good sake using sake-brewing rice harvested in the fertile Saga Plain, mild river-bed water from the Sefuri-Tensan areas, and new flower yeast.
Enriching your relaxing times with the rich flavor in their brews has been Amabuki’s ultimate duty and joy.
Prefecture: Saga. Located in Southern Japan, in Kyushu island.