Awards

KIKUSAKARI

Awards Kikusakari There are a lot of Sake-competitions in Japan, and the most prestigious one held by the National Tax Administration. The National Tax Administration only judges sakes that are exclusively brewed for the competition. KIKUSAKARI sakes have received many prizes since the first display in 1988. 1988,1989,2001 Silver & 1990,1992,1998,1999 Gold

The Magazine "TOKUSENNGAI" holds a yearly sake-competition. KIKUSAKARI KURAKAGAMI DAIGINZYOU was chosen to remarkable first rank in January of 2000.

International Sake Institute / International Sake Summit 2002 in New York City, May 3rd & 4th, 2002

  • Gekkakow voted "Best Daiginjo" Ultra Premium Sake in America
  • Kurakagami voted "2nd Best Daiginjo" in America
  • Asamurasaki voted "Most Unusual Sake"

HITACHINO NEST BEER

Award Winning History

1997 International Beer Summit

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale (Dark Ale)

1998 International Beer Summit

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit Beer)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian / Special Beer)

1998 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)

1998 World Beer Cup

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian Dark Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen (Wheat Beer)

1998 Tronto Wine & Cheese Show

  • Gold Medal - IPA (Beer)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen (Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Pale Ale (Beer)

1999 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian / Special Beer)

1999 International Beer Summit

  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen (weissbier)

2000 Germany DLG guarantee of quality contest

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale

2000 The Millenium Competitions(UK)

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen (Wheat Beer)

2000 World Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)

2000 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale (American Ale)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian and Special Beer)

2000 International Beer & Wine Summit

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian-Style Flanders/Oud Bruin Ale
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen (South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier)

2001 Germany DLG guarantee of quality contest

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Weizen

2001 International Beer & Wine Summit

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Sake-Yeast Beer)

2002 The Brewing Industry International Awards

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
    (International speciality Beer with other speciality ingredients)
  • Champion Beer - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
    (International speciality Beer)

2002 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Sweet Stout (English-Style Dark Ale)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Smoked and Sake-Yeast Beer)

2002 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Sake-Yeast Beer)

2003 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Smoked and Sake-Yeast Beer)

2003 International Beer Competition

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian-Style White/Belgian-Style Wheat)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Sake-Yeast Beer)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer New Year Ale (Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale)

2004 World Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)

2004 Japan Beer Cup

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Smoked and Sake-Yeast Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale (Free-Style Beer)

2004 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian-Style White/Belgian-Style Wheat)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High Vintage 2002 (Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer New Year Ale (Free-Style Light Ale)

2005 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Fruit and Spice Beer)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale (American Light Ale)
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian Special Beer)

2005 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian-Style White/Belgian-Style Wheat)
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Classic Ale brewed in Cedar barrel (Free-Style Light Ale)

2006 Japan Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Flavor Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale (Special Beer)

2006 International Beer Competition

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Extra High (Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale)

2006 World Beer Cup

  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale (Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer)

2007 ITQI guarantee of quality contest(BELGIAM)

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale

2007 Japan Beer Cup

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian White)

2007 International Beer Competition

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian White)

2008 World Beer Cup

  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout (Coffee Flavored Beer)

2008 Japan Beer Cup

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale (American Amber)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Real Ginger Ale (Herb and Spice Beer)

2008 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Real Ginger Ale (Harb and Spice Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Red Rice Ale (Sweet Stout Beer)

2009 International Beer Competition

  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian White)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale (American Amber)

2010 Japan Beer Cup

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian White)

2010 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia (Expeimental Beer)
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale (Belgian White)

2011 The Brewing Industry International Awards

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Commemorative Ale (Storong Ale)

2011 Australian International Beer Awards

  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale

2011 Japan Asia Beer Cup

  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Pale Ale
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer New Year Ale
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Amber Ale
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia

2011 International Beer Competition

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer English Bitter
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Sweet Stout

2012 Australian International Beer Awards

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer New Year Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer XH

2013 Australian International Beer Awards

  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Pale Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Sweet Stout
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer New Year Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer XH
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout

2013 International Beer Competition

  • [Bottle]
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout
  • Gold Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Ginger Ale
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Sweet Stout

2014 Australian International Beer Awards

  • [Bottle]
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer White Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Japanese Classic Ale
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout

2015 Australian International Beer Awards

  • [Bottle]
  • Silver Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Nipponia
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Saison du Japon
  • Bronze Medal - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout