Guide to Japanese Sake: Japanese Studies Resources Series: Journals on Sake

This guide means to assist research on the history, traditions, and culture on Japanese Sake, as well as provide information on Sake Brewers. We recommend using a PC/tablet when viewing this guide, sorry for the inconvenience.

Index of Scholarly Journals: 雑誌論文インデックス

Selected Journal Databases and Indexes (English)

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Magazines related to the Brewing Industry: 醸造業関係の雑誌

This section lists journals on sake and/or brewing in general.

NOTE: Many of articles published through these journals ARE NOT INDEXED in the English language articles databases. Please use Zasshi kiji sakuin shusei database, CiNii Research and 国立国会図書館サーチ (see the left box). To obtain the articles, please request document delivery service. Please contact Michiko Ito ( for further assistance!

Open Access Sake Journals

This box lists open access journals on sake; i.e., freely available via the Internet!

Essays on Sake