Judging Results

2001 U.S. National Sake Appraisal
Summary and Results

Date: September 27, 2001
Place: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Participating Judges

Dr. Naoto Okazaki National Research Institute of Brewing
Dr. Hiroshi Iwata National Research Institute of Brewing
Hideo Abe
Haruo Matsuzaki
John Gaultner
Chris Johnson
Misayo Nihei
Shuji Abe

Daiginjo

Gold Award | Silver Award

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Akita Homare Shuzo Akita Homare Junmai Daiginjo Akita
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura Daiginjo Yamagata
Honda Shoten Tatsuriki Kome no Sasayaki 'Akitsu' Hyogo
Kato Kihachiro Shuzo Ooyama 'Shizukuzake' Junmai Daiginjo Yamagata
Kodama Jozo Taiheizan 'Tenkou' Junmai Daiginjo Akita
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi 'Yumedono' Nagano
Shimonoetsu Shuzo Kirin Koshihikari Junmai Daiginjo Niigata
Suehiro Shuzo Gensai Daiginjo  Fukushima
Tsukasa Botan Shuzo Tsukasa Botan 'Shizukuzake' Junmai Daiginjo Kochi
Hara Shuzo Koshi no Homare 'Shizukuzake' Niigata
Ichi no Kura Ichi no Kura Junmai Daiginjo Miyagi
Oomuraya Shuzo Wakatake Onikoroshi Junmai Daiginjo Shizuoka
Sawanotsuru Co., Ltd. Zuicho Daigingo Hyogo
Uchigasaki Shuzo Hoyo Kura no Hana Junmai Ginjo  Miyagi

Ginjo

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Asabiraki Yumeakari Junmai Ginjo  Iwate
Daimon Rikyubai Junmai Ginjo  Osaka
Daishichi Shuzo Daishichi 'Kaiden' Junmai Ginjo Fukushima
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura 'Oka' Ginjo Yamagata
Doishudojo 'Kaiun' Junmai Ginjo Shizuoka
Imada Shuzo 'Biho' Junmai Ginjo  Hiroshima
Maihime Shuzo Maihime Junmai Ginjo Nagano
Masuda Tokubei Shoten Tsuki no Katsura 'Yanagi' Junmai Ginjo Kyoto
Nishida Shuzo 'Kikuizumi' Ginjo  Aomori
Ozeki Ozeki Premium USA
Sekiya Juzo Meibo 'Yowa no Tsuki' Junmai Ginjo Aichi
Toshimori Shuzo Sake Hitosuji Junmai Ginjo Okayama
Daiichi Shuzo Kaika 'Kazeno Ichirin' Tochigi
Dewazakura Shuzo Dewazakura 'Dewasansan' Junmai Ginjo Yamagata
Hakkaijozo 'Hakkaisan' Junmai Ginjo  Niigata
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai 'Kinmuku' Niigata
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai 'Tokusen' Niigata
Miyasaka Juzo Masumi 'Karakuchi Ki Ippon' Nagano

Junmai

Brewery Label Prefecture Award
Asabiraki Nanburyu Junmaishu  Iwate
Hakutaka Hakutaka 'Kinmatsu' Hyogo
Ishimoto Shuzo Koshi no Kanbai 'Muku' Niigata
Kama Shuzo Shiramayumi 'Hidaemon' Junmaishu Gifu
Kayashima Shuzo Nishinoseki Tezukuri Junmaishu Oita
Maihime Shuzo Maihime 'Karakuchi Ki-Ippon' Tokubetsu Junmaishu  Nagano
Miyasaka Jozo Masumi 'Okuden Kantsukuri' Nagano
Ozeki Ozeki USA
Saura Urakasumi Junmaishu Miyagi
Sawanotsuru Co., Ltd. Junmai America Muke Hyogo
Takaramine Tokubetsu Junmai 'Nanbutoji' Iwate
Takaramine Tokubetsu Junmai 'Zen' Iwate
Tohoku Meijo Hatsumago Sake Junmaishu Yamagata
Akita Shuzo Akitabare Koshiki Junzukuri Akita
Ayakiku Tantan  Kagawa
Chiyonosono Shuzo 'Yamaga' Tokubestsu Junmaishu  Kumamoto
Fukui Shuzo Mine no Hakubai Junmaishu Niigata
Ichi no Kura Ichi no Kura 'Taruzake' Miyagi
Imanishi Seibei Shoten Harushika 'Cho Karakuchi' Junmai Nara
Nanawarai Shuzo Nanawarai Junmaishu Nagano
Otokoyama Otokoyama Junmaishu Hokkaido
Ozeki Ozeki Dry USA
Sawanotsuru Co., Ltd. Tokusen Yamada Nishiki no Sato Jitsuraku Hyogo
Shirataki Shuzo Shirataki Junmaishu Niigata
Yoshino Shuzo Koshigoi Junmaishu Chiba

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