(1) Purpose

Tokyo Regional Sake Awards are held annually during the autumn. The Awards 2021, which were held by the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau, invited the entries of Sake, and Honkaku Shochu brewed within the jurisdiction of the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. By holding the quality examinations of entries along with the event for providing the opportunity for brewers to ensure the quality of each entry, the awards program aimed at strengthening the foundation of brewing technologies, promoting awareness of alcoholic beverages originally brewed within the jurisdiction, and, in conclusion, supporting the sound development of the alcoholic beverages industry in the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau.

(2) Date

Initial judgments takes place on September 27th, 28th, 30th and October 1st.

Final judgments takes place on October 8th.

(3) Entry

The eligible alcoholic beverages for entry were Sake and Honkaku Shochu originally brewed at breweries within the jurisdiction of the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau and were categorized as shown in the table below.

Category Brewery Year Specifications
Percentage of Rice Remaining after Polishing (%) Amount of Alcohol Added Alcohol Content (%)
Sake Ginjo Brewery year 2020 Ginjo-shu
except for Junmai
60 or less 10% or less of rice weight Undiluted
Junmai Ginjo Brewery year 2020 Junmai
60 or less None Undiluted
Kanzake - Sake
except for Junmai
- As per commercial
- Junmai-shu - None As per commercial specification
Honkaku Shochu - - 25.0 or more,  less than 26.0

Tokyo Regional Sake Awards 2021(in English)

  1. 1 Purpose and Outline of the Awards
  2. 2 Statistics of Entry
  3. 3 List of Awarded Breweries
  4. 4 Summary of Quality Examinations
  5. 5 Judges