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Kampai Is The UK's First Sake Brewery and It Opened In London. Made in Britain

It's no secret that the demand for Japanese sake is only getting higher and higher. Made from grain and yeast, this type of alcohol has been around for many centuries now and it's no wonder that people are keen to try something new. Luckily, this brewery is in London for those who are interested! 

What is Sake?

Sake is a Japanese alcohol made from fermented rice. It is usually clear and has a slightly sweet taste. Kampai is the UK's first sake brewery, and it opened in London in 2016. Sake is traditionally served in small cups or glasses, and Kampai's sake is no exception.

The brewery offers a variety of sake flavors, including ginger, grapefruit, and cucumber.

Sake has been around for centuries, and its popularity has grown in recent years. Some people say that sake is the new wine, and Kampai is hoping to capitalized on this trend. London is a perfect place for a sake brewery because of its large Asian population. With its unique flavor and Kampai's creative approach to brewing, sake is sure to become a popular drink in the UK.

The process of making sake

Sake is a Japanese rice wine that is traditionally made by fermenting rice. However, in recent years, there has been a growing trend of making sake from other grains such as wheat and barley. Kampai is the UK's first sake brewery, and it has opened in London.

The company uses traditional methods to make its sake, and it is committed to using only the finest ingredients. Kampai's sake is available in both regular and premium versions, and it can be enjoyed either neat or mixed with other drinks.

Where in London can you try Kampai?

Kampai is London's first sake brewery and it's now open to the public! Located in east London, Kampai is serving up some of the finest sake in the city. If you're looking to try something new and exciting, then head on down to Kampai and give their sake a try. You won't be disappointed!

Why should the the UK tap into this market?

Sake is a Japanese rice wine that is traditionally made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the bran. Kampai is the UK's first sake brewery, and it opened in London in 2016. The company was founded by  Tom & Lucy Wilson ( husband and wife). They decided to start Kampai after a trip to Japan.

Sake has been around for centuries, and it is only recently that it has started to become popular outside of Japan. There are many reasons why the UK should tap into this market.

First of all, sake is a healthy alternative to other alcoholic beverages. It is low in calories and contains no carbohydrates. It is also said to have numerous health benefits, including reducing stress and improving digestion.

Secondly, sake is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed both on its own and as part of a meal. It can be served hot or cold, depending on your preference. And because it pairs well with food, it is becoming increasingly popular as a pairing with sushi and other Japanese dishes.

Finally, sake is a unique product that can offer something different to consumers. In a world where there are so many choices.


Kampai is the UK's first sake brewery and it opened in London. The brewery makes small batch premium sake that is produced using traditional methods. The company has a range of sakes that are available online and in select retailers. Kampai's sakes are well-reviewed and the company has won multiple awards.

What are you waiting for? go and give a try to first Sake made in Britain, another way to support products made in Britain.

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