Yamagata Ryuu Motosuri-uta

Yamagata Prefecture does not have a toji group. Sake is brewed by citizens living in the suburbs of the prefecture and the brewers themselves.

A song sung when grinding steamed rice, koji, and water into the yeast starter mash (moto).

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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