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About Dassai Blue

Here at Dassai Blue, we craft sake to brighten your life. We strive to create the highest quality sake for our customers, so they can simply enjoy its taste and flavors.

In 1984, Mr. Hiroshi Sakurai inherited the family sake business. Through determination and perseverance, he successfully transformed Dassai into a beloved and globally acclaimed sake, winning the hearts of people worldwide.

Dassai Blue was an idea born in Japan but now brewed in New York. With our new brewery in Hyde Park, we are hoping to introduce and share our sake with even more people around the world. We strive to educate people on how our artisans craft our sake. We strive to make our sake the very best.

The goal of Dassai Blue is to brew a more superior product than our sake in Japan. We look to the proverb about the indigo plant. The dye possesses a deeper hue of blue than the very indigo plant from which it originates, symbolizing the transformative power of art and craftsmanship to elevate and enrich the natural world's inherent beauty. Dassai Blue will transcend expectations and reach deeper than ever before.

Our New York Brewery

Dassai Blue Sake Brewery, our new state-of-the-art brewery located in Hyde Park, is now open to the public.

  • We run tours and tastings Friday through Sunday by reservation only.
  • We are also open for walk-ins and by the glass purchases Wednesday through Sunday, no reservation required.
  • You can purchase bottles of Dassai Blue from the brewery during our business hours (Monday - Friday). If no one is in the tasting room, just ring the bell at the door!

Please see our FAQ page for specific information on the tours & tastings and hours of operation. Our hours of operation are also listed at the footer of the page.

Please click on the Book Now button below to book your tour.

The Tour and Tasting includes

  • A 25 minute tour of our new state-of-the-art brewery, led by one of our sake experts
  • An hour-long tasting of Dassai Blue sake
  • Small bites from the Culinary Institute of America or a cheese & meat plate (a non-meat option is also available)
  • On Saturdays and Sundays, we offer freshly-prepared sushi for an additional charge


The Dassai Blue Sake Brewery is located at 5 St Andrew Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538 (2 hours north of Manhattan via car or Amtrak).

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