Introduction of Funaki brewing
Tozo is located in the eastern part of Fukui, there is a clear stream of nine horses Yongcheon that withholding the Mt. Hakusan to the north, clear and cold Yoshimi of the subsoil water is the water source pond of Fukui City, it has received a great benefit You. To the west Choshoji precincts near Higashifujishima the town, there is also Fujishima Castle monument of the Muromachi period, it is built, surrounded by beautiful countryside of historical ruins remaining air.
Since Funaki brewing 1866 founding, water quality first motto is, the subsoil water of nine horses Yongcheon is elected than 150m underground, rice, five hundred of the preferred rice from the fertile countryside of the local Fukui Plain thousands encouragement to the brewing of good quality rice stone, etc., mainly to pure rice sake sake of over throat that taste and the refreshing of the US, we have been launched local, in the Kansai and Kanto.
Features of liquor quality of our elephants, in quality of liquor to the refreshing drink port and mellow taste, easy to drink sake. Although habit might not satisfactory feel since there is no, compatibility of cuisine is also good, I think that especially fit to fish to be representative of Fukui. Also in stocks, "Echizen" We also aligned "north of the show" brand to be representative and the local "Kunitomi Naruki of fortune".
This brewery (kura) is located in the eastern part of the city of Fukui. Situated to the north of the brewery, the sacred mountain Hakusan is the source of the Kuzuryu River, and Fukui is blessed by the crystal clear subsoil flow of high-quality water that the river provides. The brewery is in a rural district featuring clean air and many historic sites, such as the remains of a Muromachi period (1333-1568) castle (Fujishima Castle) located on the grounds of Nishichoushou-ji temple in the nearby district of Higashifujishima-cho.
Established around 1866, the brewery's current head is the fourth generation to take the professional name 舟木三右衛門. In addition to begin the first person to brew ginjo sake in Fukui Prefecture, he also continues to be enthusiastically involved in researching kura technology and equipment.
Following a "quality first" motto from the beginning, for its water the brewery extracts subsoil water of the Kuzuryu River from a depth of 150 meters, and for its rice it uses varieties that are considered best for sake brewing (such as Gohyakumangoku) and that are gown on the fertile farm lands of the Fukui plain. The result is the brewery's primary products: junmai ginjo sake with the umami of rice and excellent smoothness.
The distinctive features of this brewery's sake are its refreshing taste and mellow feel in the mouth. These are easy-to-drink sake varieties that go well with many foods ,particularly side dishes of fish and shellfish.