Gokyo Arabashiri Junmai Nama Genshu
*NOTE: This sake is unpasteurized. We can ship unpasteurized sake, however it is at the customer's discretion. It's best to avoid shipping unpasteurized sake during extremely hot summers or freezing cold winters. When completing a purchase of unpasteurized sake from True Sake, you are giving us the OK to ship unpasteurized sake to you. Feel free to call or email us if you have more questions.
The nose on this seasonally released free-run cask strength unpasteurized sake is a kicking collection of pear, grape, cantaloupe, peach, Gardenia, coconut, and pound cake aromas. Light, spritzy, lively, juicy, bright, fresh, and crisp, this sake is like dipping your face in the sake tank and drinking it raw. Edgy, fruity, and expressive it’s a great example of living-and-breathing freshly made sake that jumps in the glass. Look for playful flavors such as kiwi, tangerine, melon, grape, citrus, raspberry, and sweet rice flavors with a spicy and umami-filled finish. WORD: Lively WINE: Beaujolais/Frisky Whites BEER: Lively Ales FOODS: Sushi, sashimi, crab, oysters, shrimp, lobster, white fish, cheese plates, fruit plates. (2023)
The nose on this seasonally released unpasteurized “free run” sake is a unique collection of steamed rice, cream, hay bale, butter, wheat, and marshmallow aromas. If you like your sake lively and dry then this Gokyo is your brew! Lively, tingly, spritzy, zesty, crisp and dry this Junmai that is actually milled to 60% is a palate tickling bright brew that drinks light and fresh. Look for crisp apple, young pear, persimmon, dried fruit trail mix, white peach, kiwi, dried rice, and hints of cream flavors that drink with a tannin-like dryness and have a little snap in the palate. For those who like a little hint of alcohol on a light and bright crisp brew then it’s time to get your freshness on Yamaguchi-style. WORD: Crisp WINE: Dry Reds/Crisp Whites BEER: Crisp Ales FOODS: Salty and savory Izakaya fare, grilled anything, fried anything. (2022)