Do you know the characteristics of the sake from the Chugoku Region? The Chugoku Region sake can be generally separated into two groups. The sake from the Sanin area is refreshing and smooth down your throat while the Sanyo area by the Seto Sea has a rich, deep taste. Yamaguchi Prefecture itself has a number of sake citizens should be proud of.
Famous sake includes sake that only uses the center or the core of the rice and sake that uses water from the Abu River. Yamaguchi also has sake that is easy to drink, light aftertaste, pleasant smell, and award-winning sake.
On October 23rd and 24th, Shimonoseki had a Sake Festival. The festival had sake that is usually not sold, opportunity to drink with everyone, free sake kasu (sake lees) soup, and all you can get sake kasu.
Do try taste-testing different Yamaguchi sake!