Insert: wiki article Koshihikari was first created in 1956, by the Fukui Prefectural Agricultural Research Facility. It has become very popular now in Japan, in part due to its good appearance. It is one of the most highly grown varieties of rice in the country, and its taste is said to differ per region.
The character for koshi (越) is used to represent the old Koshi Province, which stretched from present-day Fukui to Yamagata. Koshihikari can be translated as "the light of Koshi"
The beer is light dry and crisp #koshihikari#echigo made with premium Japanese rice , the kinda rice they use for sushi