Kyoto Yamadanishiki Ale
Brewery Location: Kyoto Prefecture
Nose: Mild floral sake aroma
Flavor: Creamy yet light taste
Food Pairings: Chicken Genovese, "Kushi-Age" Fritters
Tasting Notes: Kyoto Yamadanishiki Ale, as its namesake may suggest, is a light bodied ale with all the expertly balanced flavors and aromas of the famous sake rice "Yamadanishiki." It is brewed by combining malt, hops and 100% Yamadanishiki Rice.
Brewery: Kizakura Co. Ltd.
Founded: 1995 (Beer) 1925 (Kizakura Sake)
Profile: One of the first craft beer brewers in Japan is Kizakura Co, a Kyoto-based brewery that's one of Japan's top sake producers. Kizakura started making beer back in 1995, using the same clear, pure water they've been using to make their sake.