Let’s Study Ⅱ ~about Izumibashi Brewery~

About Izumibashi Brewery

  • Establishment : 1857
  • Location : Ebina-city  Kanagawa-pref  Japan
  • Main brand :Izumibashi(Sake)
  • Rice field : 42ha , rice harvest  140t/year (2016)
  • Sake production: about 180kl (2016)
  • Sales contact : Domestic 97%, Overseas 3% (2016)
  • “Saibai-Jozo-Kura” “栽培醸造蔵®”
  • Full-integrated production from rice-growing to sake-brewing

◆Izumibashi sake brewery is in Kanagawa-pref(ken). Kanagawa is south of TOKYO.

◆Izumibashi brewery is in Ebina-city of Kanagawa-pref.  Ebina-city has a long aguricultural history of 2,000 years. Long long ago 3 rivers made a good rice field.

◆The areas of our rice field : 42ha  ( Brewery direct farming : 6ha  ,  contract farming : 36ha )

◆5 rice fields

  • Ohshima(大島)
  • Mouchigawara(望地河原)
  • Shindenjyuku(新田宿)
  • EbinaGochi North(海老名耕地 北部)
  • EbinaGochi South(海老名耕地 南部)

◆Farming policy:

  • less or no agrochemicals
  • relationship integrated from rice field to sake.

◆EbinaGochi has a long 2,000 years history.

◆Ohshima is  an upstream sandbank on the Sagami River.

◆Variety of rice for sake ( we grow) :

  • Yamada-nishiki(山田錦)
  • Omachi(雄町)
  • Shinriki(神力)、
  • Kame-no-o(亀の尾)
  • Rakuhumai(楽風舞)    total harvest : 140t
  • Our Yamada-nishiki (made in Kanagawa-pref) is 20th harvest in 47 prefectures of Japan at 2016.
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