It can truly be said that DASSAI Beyond was more than a decade-in-the-making. The origins of this rare and extraordinary sake began with a simple, yet most challenging ambition: to handcraft a sake that would surpass the excellence of DASSAI 23, widely praised by critics as a "perfect" sake. And so, driven by the passion of DASSAI's founder, Hiroshi Sakurai, he and his small group of the finest sake artisans began their quest to improve upon perfection at DASSAI's tiny, countryside brewery in Yamaguchi prefecture.
The concept behind this sake is "To make something Beyond the limit of 23%". This concept came to them about 10 years ago, and for the past 4 years went through 8 tanks until the last brought them to a breakthrough. They do not want people to think that because the rice polishing ratio is high it is good sake, and hope that drinkers can concentrate on the flavor.