What is Sake?
Sake is a complex drink to produce and relies on the skill and dedication of the brewers as much as it does the land, the water and the rice. That is why brewing sake is a true art form.
Nama sake, or more accurately, nama-zake, is raw and unpasteurised making it fresh and zingy with great aromas. It is the hardest sake to get outside of Japan because it requires refrigeration and special care. Visit us at Fordham Abbey from summer 2018 where you’ll be able to taste the freshest nama-zake the UK has to offer in a beautiful countryside setting. Perfect!
Our original brewery was founded in the town of Tonda, which is located in northern part of Osaka, Japan. Tonda has been known for its sake production for over 600 years. Here in the UK, Dojima will produce authentic Japanese sake using traditional recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.
Very exciting to see the special kanji window of the brewery take shape here at Fordham Abbey. The Japanese character 酒 means sake, a subject dear to our hearts here. We still have a few more months completing the brewery but it is going to look fantastic when it is finished. We open to the […]