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Difference of Sake conversion rates between Azumacho’s average rates for the past 10 years and the national average rates

* National average value: Excerpt from Sake manufacturing chart in 2013 (Quick estimate)
Product Name Category Sake Lees rate(% SCR Raw Sake Alcohol RSMV
Daiginjo Azumacho Daiginjo 40.4 322.7 18.1 +3.9
National average value Ginjo 36.5 355.0 18.8 +3.8
Houmon Azumacho Junmai Ginjo 40.4 334.6 17.2 -6.6
National average value Junmai Ginjo 35.9 368.0 17.5 +1.7
Keimon Azumacho Special Junmai 41.9 329.0 17.5 -6.4
National average value Junmai 28.3 383.0 18.1 +1.5
Junmai Azumacho Junmai 31.0 358.0 17.8 -4.6
National average value Junmai 28.3 383.0 18.1 +1.5
Tokusen Azumacho Honjozo 48.6 268.3 18.0 -12.0
National average value Honjozo 28.7 369.0 19.7 +3.4
Kinmon Azumacho Honjozo 45.0 281.9 18.4 -11.0
National average value Honjozo 28.7 369.0 19.7 +3.4
Maruhei Azumacho Honjozo 45.0 287.4 18.5 -7.4
National average value Honjozo 28.7 369.0 19.7 +3.4

What’s sake lee rate?

It means that the ratio of the weight of sake lees to rice. For example, 30% of sake lees rate means 100kg of rice turn into 30kgs of sake lees and 70kgs of sake. This shows that the higher the sake lees rate, the more excellent the sake becomes.

What is SCR, Sake conversion rate (raw materials availability)?

It means acquisition amount of pure alcohol per polished rice 1t. Generally, high quality sake like ginjo-shu is said to have low sake conversion rate.

RSMV: Raw Sake Meter Value