Mikunihare Shuzo is located in the small town in the east of Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture.
Founded in 1887, it has a history of more than 120 years. It is about 50 meters away from Toyama Bay and located at the lowest reaches of the Kurobe River. Surrounded by the Sea of Japan, it is backed by the northern Japanese Alps. Since its establishment, it has been brewing sake using groundwater that has flowed from the snow melted in the Northern Alps through the ground over a hundred years later.