Back to School - 6 Sakes to Educate
Are you ready to go back to sake school? Do you have your thinking while drinking sake cap on? Well say hello to your very own personal sake professor tasting kit, which will share with you the history of sake while you taste sake. Sake is an ancient libation that has been crafted for hundreds of years, and this kit will allow you to taste several of these ancient techniques. Talk about hand crafted brews!
These sakes are definitely not machine made, and you will taste the difference of using unique sake making techniques such as the Kimoto or Yamahai methods. What are those? Go to the “Sake 101” section on the website and you can read along while you taste along. This “Back to School” kit also allows you to taste some incredibly important sakes in the sake world that are made using very special brewing yeasts – yeasts that have changed the sake industry forever. Order this kit and prepare for some home schooling!
Masumi Nanago “Seventh Heaven”: This sake celebrates the famous #7 brewing yeast with a traditional Yamahai!
Kouro “Famous #9”: This amazing sake is a celebration of the most famous sake yeast Association #9
Aramasa Rokugo “Famous #6”: This different Junmai celebrates the extremely popular Association #6 brewing yeast.
Sawanoi Kioke Jikomi Iroha “Fountain of Tokyo”: This sake was made using a wooden fermentation tank like the old days!
Taiheizan Kimoto “Grand Mountain”: This Junmai was made using the very traditional kimoto or pole-ramming technique!
Tengumai Yamahai “Dance of the Demon”: This big and bold Junmai was made using the traditional Yamahai technique!
Yamahai Junmai Daiginjo$133.00
The nose on this newly packaged and formulated Junmai Daiginjo has a mild collection of melon, pear, peach, cherry, mango, and plum aromas. Say hel...View full details
This is a traditional, old-method sake that would appeal to the American palate. Welcoming and rich, it has a big, creamy nose with sides of banana...View full details
Tengumai is another of the "to do" sakes on your list, as it is ultra-popular in Japan for good reason. This Junmai is constructed the traditional ...View full details
Junmai Ginjo Koshu$100.00
The nose on this “Koshu” or aged sake that was brewed in 1997 and uses two different rice and yeast varietals has a stunning nose filled with raisi...View full details