Katoukichibee Shouten
合資会社加藤吉平商店
Characteristics of sake brewery
Producing only junmai sake. Currently exporting to over 40 countries throughout the world.
Sake brands exhibited at the event
List of brand of sake brewery "Katoukichibee Shouten"
Official website of sake brewery
http://www.born.co.jp/
Founding Year
1860
Representative
Danshu Kato
Origin of the name
1. Please explain the origin of the name your representative/famous brand.
The brand name "Bon" in Sanskrit means "pure and unpolluted" or "belonging to truth", it also sounds like "born", suggesting the birth of a new future or new creation.
Questionnaire to sake brewery
2. Please tell us a local spot (restaurant, hotel, etc.) that you recommend.
Ryotei Nakamatsu, 1-5-3 Asahimachi, Sabae, Fukui Prefecture. Established in 1931, it's a shop with a lot of history, a place where you can peek into the history of the Sabae Domain
3. Please tell us your favorite pairing of food and alcohol.
Naturally it goes well with any dainty Japanese food, and it is outstanding with dishes made with butter, cheese, or olive oil.