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 ...

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 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,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 ...

Junmai,Muroka,Namagenshu,Sake review

Yucho Shuzo has produced sake for over 300 years in Nara, an area long considered to be the birthplace of sake in Japan. ...

Junmai,Junmai Ginjo,Kimoto,Muroka,Namagenshu,Sake review,Yamahai

These Sake are part of the reason I’m Namazake Paul. They really inspired me to want to share Nama with you all ...

Junmai,Namagenshu,Sake review

Gokyo brewer Sakai Shuzo’s Ride? Black was my favorite sake of 2020. This super-limited release is part of ...

Junmai Daiginjo,Namagenshu,Sake review

No rice is listed, but the mill rate is 50%.

Brewery: Ozaki Shuzo, Awamori Prefecture

Ozaki Shuzo is a sm ...

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

Omachi is the elusive pinot noir of Sake. It’s difficult to grow and shows the skill and character of the producer. I ...