Entries for 2019 U.S. National Sake Appraisal are now being accepted. Entry applications can be submitted by fax, or scanned and submitted as email attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries can also be submitted online. Please read the instructions carefully before sending your entry.
Online Submission of Entries
You cannot save the data when you exit the online entry portal. Therefore please refer to entry form (page 12 of entry information) and write down all information needed before filling in the online entry form.
Fax Submission of Entries
Please download and fill out the entry form and fax to: 808-739-1000 (within U.S.) or 03-3779-1268 (from Japan).
|Entry form submission period||January 19–March 20, 2019|
|Sample shipping deadline from U.S.||May 17, 2019|
|Judging||June 4–6, 2019|
|Judging Results Announced||June 11, 2019|
• Daiginjo A (Rice Polishing Ratio 40% or less)
• Daiginjo B (Rice Polishing Ratio 50% or less)
• Ginjo (Rice Polishing Ratio 60% or less)
• Junmai (Rice Polishing Ratio 70% or less)
Announcement of Results
Results will be announced on June 11, 2019 (Hawaiʻi time) on this website and notification given to the media.
Certificates and Award Seals
Gold and Silver Award certificates will be mailed after the announcement of the results. Certificates for Grand Prix, Second Grand Prix, Third Grand Prix and Emerald Award will be presented at the award ceremony (date to be announced). Brewers are provided with an electronic file of the U.S. National Sake Appraisal award seal for promotional use upon request and without charge.