How to Make Kusu

Kusu
Kusu

Awamori which has been aged for three years and more is called kusu in the local dialect. We would like to introduce the traditional aging method called shitsugi that is used for producing kusu, how kusu is stored in ordinary homes, etc.

How to Store Awamori at Home
How to Store Awamori at Home

Seikoh Nakamura, who personally carries out shitsugi to make kusu, publishes a newsletter on drinks produced in Okinawa titled 'Drinks of the Distillation World' in the hope of preserving the liquors connected with Okinawan folk customs and the whole awamori culture. And while sending out messages regarding the charms of awamori, he enjoys kusu-making at home.

Kusu earthenware pots
Saneyuki TsuchiyaKusu you drink 100 years later ~Awamori the 100th year Kusu the 1st year
Seikoh NakamuraEditor and publisher of Drinks of the Distillation World'
Drinks of the Distillation World' NewsletterThe one and only newsletter on awamori in the world: Drinks of the Distillation World'
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