Who We Are
The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association (JSS) is a non-profit organization that consists of sake and shochu producers throughout Japan. Our members include producers of sake, honkaku shochu, awamori, and hon mirin. The association was formed in 1953, under the "Act on Securing of Liquor Tax and on Liquor Business Associations". As of March 2020, JSS is affiliated with 1,696 members, which include 1,410 sake breweries, 273 shochu distilleries, and 13 mirin makers under 47 regional associations. Find a list of our members in the Sakagura Search.