Junmai,Muroka,Namagenshu,Sake review

Who said that one-cup sake is bad? Not me, and definitely not Miyoshikiku, that’s for sure. 

I recently go ...

Junmai Daiginjo,Junmai Ginjo,Namazume-Namachozo,Sake review

What is “Modern” style? This is my own made up term. I see a trend of very aromatic, incredibly fruity and Ginjo in s ...

Honjozo,Junmai,Junmai Ginjo,Muroka,Namagenshu,Namazake,Sake review

Before I share my tasting notes on the fresh Nama, here are some words to decode the names of the sake. 

純米 Jun ...

Junmai,Junmai Daiginjo,Muroka,Sake review,Tokubetsu Junmai,Yamahai

My favorite brewing region is Akita. They grow great rice, have a strong history of collaboration amongst breweries, ...

Junmai,Sake review

Noguchi Naohiko is one of the most famous names in the sake industry. He is without any doubt the most famous living ...

Junmai,Junmai Ginjo,Muroka,Namagenshu,Namazake,Sake review

Daisekkei “Snow Valley” Tokubetsu Junmai Muroka Namazake Genshu

When you open the cap, there’s a pop.&nbs ...

Junmai Ginjo,Namagenshu,Sake review

Choshu Shuzo is now well into the middle of its first brewing season, and toji Fujioka Miki has shipped out several b ...

Junmai Daiginjo,Sake review

The poetic label made in washi paper makes Kiso Sansen Junmai Daiginjo Buryoutougen, or simply Kiso Sansen, a joy to ...

Junmai Ginjo,Sake review

Located in Aichi prefecture, NAITO brewery, which will mark 190 years of activity this year, is located in a beautifu ...

Junmai,Muroka,Namagenshu,Namazake,Namazume-Namachozo

For the past 60 some years, the race has been to drink Sake as fast as possible after release from the brewery. Histo ...