The Kuma Shochu ~The origin of authentic shochu~

Geographically Designated Brand

Kuma Shochu is the representative brand which proudly adopts the name of the area.

Like Scotch whiskey, Bordeaux and Chablis wine and Cognac brandy, Kuma shochu is one of the few brands which are protected as a geographical indication by the WTO. Enjoy the world-class taste and aroma.


Luxurious shochu, obtained from rice which is the staple food of Japan

The Kuma, the clear stream, feeds verdant paddy fields gathered around the river basin One of the foremost rice-producing areas has produced high quality rice shochu. Rice, the staple food of Japan, being the raw material, the shochu makes a good match with meals and complements any cuisine.