Sannai Ryuu Motosuri-uta
A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).
Yamagata Prefecture does not have a toji group. Sake is brewed by citizens living in the suburbs of the prefecture and the brewers themselves.
Song, Lyrics: Shiina Keiichiro
Recorded: September 8th, 1997
Recorded at: Chiyo Kotobuki Toraya Brewery
Source: Sakata Yoshie ‘The Standard Text of Japanese Sake Brewing Songs’
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Source: “Nada Sake Brewery, Industrial Restoration” from Obayashi-Gumi’s “Quarterly Obayashi No.37, Nada Gogo”
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