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London Sake Challenge / Award winning Sake 2020

2020.11.11

Japanese Sake is getting more and more attentions from the world from Asia, America and Europe.

There are many breweries out of Japan and people in the world started to know about Japanese Sake and judging the qualities.

This time, ikki delivers information about the competition result of London Sake Challenge 2020 and introduce award winning Sake.

 

London Sake Challenge

 

London Sake Challenge established in the year of London Olympic 2012 and held the first competition at the same year to play the role to expand the Sake market and increase the awareness of Sake in Europe from London.

The aim of the competition is to value Sake at the world standard. They care about the pairing of world cuisine, not only Japanese cuisine, and handing the tasting note to all the evaluated Sake producers. In the evaluation process, they take labels, design of the bottle and box, pairing into account as well as taste of Sake.

In addition to the competition, they also organize the promotion to the world media and hold the PR event in London to assist the Sake to be enjoyed by more people in the world.

The entries Sake with the alcohol content less than 24% is judged in 11 categories as below;

 

  • ・Junmai Daiginjo
  • ・Daiginjo
  • ・Junmai Ginjo
  • ・Honjozo
  • ・Tokubetsu Junmai / Junmai
  • ・Koshu
  • ・Other
  • ・New World Sake
  • ・Umeshu
  • ・Yuzushu
  • ・Wine (from Japan)

 

 

 

 

The result LSC 2020 Platinum

 

In 2020, there are 22 Platinum, 51 Gold, 51 Silver, 12 Bronze awarded in the judgment process. Congratulations to all the winning breweries.

On this post, ikki introduce the Sake won Platinum award in the competition this time, and the result is as below;

 

Junmai Daiginjo

 

Kuramitsu 蔵光

     Kikusui Sake Co., Ltd. NIIGATA 菊水酒造株式会社 新潟県

 

Toyonoume Junmai-Daiginjo Ryuso 豊能梅 純米大吟醸 龍奏

     Takagi Shuzo Inc. KOCHI 高木酒造株式会社 高知県

 

Junmaidaiginjo Hanayuki 純米大吟醸 花雪

     Kawazu Sake Brewing Company KUMAMOTO 河津酒造株式会社 熊本県

 

Raifuku Junmaidaiginjo Betsuatsurae 来福 純米大吟醸 別誂

     Raifuku shuzo Co.Ltd IBARAKI 来福酒造株式会社 茨城県

 

Born : Tokusen Junmaidaiginjo 梵 ・ 特撰純米大吟醸

     Katoukichibee Shouten FUKUI 合資会社加藤吉平商店 福井県

 

Sotenden JunmaiDaiginjo 蒼天伝 純米大吟醸

     Otokoyama Honten Co.,Ltd. MIYAGI 株式会社男山本店 宮城県

 

Shinto No Inori Saio 神都の祈り 斎王

     Asahi Syuzo Co., Ltd./Shinto no Inori Association MIE 旭酒造株式会社/一般社団法人神都の祈り 三重県

 

Shusen Eikoh Junmai-Daiginjo Laugh With Sake 酒仙栄光 純米大吟醸 Laugh With Sake

     Eikoh Sake Brewery Inc. 栄光酒造株式会社 愛媛県

 

Kuromatsu Hakushika Junmaidaiginjo 黒松白鹿 純米大吟醸

     Tatsuuma-Honke Brewing Co. Ltd. HYOGO 辰馬本家酒造株式会社 兵庫県

 

Heavensake Junmai Daiginjo

     Dassai brewery : Lucky Sake AG YAMAGUCHI 旭酒造 : Lucky Sake AG 山口県

 

 

Daiginjo

 

Mutsu Hassen Daiginjo 陸奥八仙 大吟醸

     Hachinohe Shuzo co.,ltd. AOMORI 八戸酒造株式会社 青森県

 

 

Junmai Ginjo

 

Kurabito No Jimansake 蔵人の自慢酒

     Shimonoseki Shuzo Co.,LTD. YAMAGUCHI 下関酒造株式会社  山口県

 

 

Honjozo

 

None

 

 

Tokubetsu Junmai / Junmai

 

None

 

 

Koshu

 

Iwanoi hei wanoshirabe 岩の井 平・和の調べ

     Iwase shuzo Co.,LTD CHIBA 岩瀬酒造株式会社 千葉県

「Do-an」~HATATOSE 「道庵」~はたとせ

     Yoshimura-Hideo Shoten Co,Ltd./story Co.,Ltd WAKAYAMA 株式会社吉村秀雄商店/株式会社story 和歌山県

 

 

Other

 

CHIYOMUSUBI SORAH

     Chiyomusubi Sake Brewery Co., LTD. TOTTORI 千代むすび酒造株式会社 鳥取県

 

Mutsu Hassen Rice Al 陸奥八仙 RICE ALE

     Hachinohe Shuzo co.,ltd. AOMORI 八戸酒造株式会社 青森県

 

 

New World Sake

 

Le Vent

     Les Larmes du Levant RHONE-ALPS

 

 

Umeshu

 

Awa Kuromitsu Umeshu 阿波黒蜜梅酒

     Saito Brewery Co., Ltd. TOKUSHIMA 有限会社齋藤酒造場 徳島県

 

Aonotsuyu Umeshu 青の露 梅酒

     Kokonoesaika Co,Ltd WAKAYAMA 株式会社九重雜賀 和歌山県

 

 

Yuzushu

 

Saika Yuzushu 雑賀 柚酒

     Kokonoesaika Co,Ltd WAKAYAMA 株式会社九重雜賀 和歌山県

 

 

Wine (from Japan)

 

RI-KA-EN Red Muscat Bailey A 2018 利果園 赤 マスカット・ベーリーA 2018

     Katashimo Winery OSAKA カタシモワイナリー/カタシモワインフード株式会社 大阪府

 

Adagio di Uenoyama Adagio di 上ノ山

     Domaine Kayagatake YAMANASHI ドメーヌ茅ヶ岳 山梨県

 

 

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