This cloudy “nigori” sake will transport you to Osaka and the Daimon brewery where they have been crafting fresh, lively sake for six generations. This is a creamy & mild sake with notes of banana, citrus and floral. A delicious pairing with fried foods. Try with coconut shrimp, crab cakes or Pad Thai.More info
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Toko Ultraluxe Junmai Daiginjo Sake, Japan (720ml)
Founded in the 1540’s in the small town of Kinomoto in the Shiga Prefecture, the Tomita Brewery is one of the oldest breweries in Japan. They use locally grown indigenous Tamazakae rice, and are blessed with natural spring water from the nearby Ibuki mountains, which is perfect for brewing. Every step of the process is done by hand.More info
Fukucho Seaside Junmai Sparkling Sake, Hiroshima, Japan (500ml)
Fukucho’s female brewery owner, MihoImada, is also the Toji – a rarity in Japan to have both jobs done by the same person. Miho-san’s passion and curiosity for sake brewing is truly amazing. To date, she has revived a local heirloom rice that was out of use for hundreds of years, created her own hybrid yeast starter, and experimented with brewing sake using white koji. There are around 30 female Toji's in Japan, but when Miho-san started brewing, there were far fewer. Her extreme dedication to her craft encourages the future of women in this industry. This sake is a sparkling style, made through secondary fermentation in bottle. Miho-san uses a little white koji in this sake, resulting in citrus notes and refreshing finish. TASTING NOTES: Crisp notes of lemon-lime and apple aromas with a soft, frothy finish.More info