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Nama & Seasonal

This category of sake is a really exciting and super fresh collection of brews that are only available for a limited time of the year. A typical “BY” or “brewing year” starts in the fall when the special sake brewing rice is harvested and breweries officially commence making sake for that season using that freshly harvested rice.  Typically, sake breweries; Kura, will release fresh unpasteurized “Nama” sake in the early spring. These are usually big, brash, and lively brews that represent fresh Vat-Tasting sake that make you feel like you’re drinking right out of the tank.  Then more unpasteurized and single pasteurized sake are released in the summer that are light, bright, and refreshing for long hot summers. Lastly, sake brewers take great pride in releasing single pasteurized sakes called “Hiyaoroshi” in the Fall to pair well with full-bodied Autumn foods. 


Please remember that some sake in this category are seasonal and will be out of stock until they come back in season, and please enjoy the previous years of reviews for these amazing Seasonal offerings.

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    Tamagawa Yamahai Junmai Muroka Nama Genshu "White Label"

    spastic, fantastic, massive.
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    This unpasteurized and wild yeasty sake is one for the masculine ages. Made by the Brit Philip Harper, this sake is quite frankly a flavor bomb. T...

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    Kaze no Mori Junmai Nama Genshu "Black Label Wind of the Woods"

    complexity on steroids.
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    Otokoyama "Man's Mountain" Hiyaoroshi Tokubetsu Junmai Namazume

    fall seasonal, dry, thick.
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    The nose on this super star seasonally released single pasteurized sake is a gentle collection of nutty, creamy, lemon peel, and steamed rice aroma...

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    Shichida Junmai Ginjo Muroka Nama

    spring seasonal, lively, rich.
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    Seikyo Omachi Junmai Ginjo Nama "Mirror of Truth"

    Junmai Ginjo Nama
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    Koueigiku Muroka Nama Genshu "Hello! Omachi" TRUE SAKE EXCLUSIVE

    true sake selection nama #1!
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    Shichi Hon Yari Junmai Nama Genshu "The Seven Spearsmen"

    spring seasonal, dried apple, bold.
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    Fukucho SPRING NAMA Junmai Ginjo Genshu "Moon on the Water"

    spring seasonal, fruity, lively.
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    DEN Yamadanishiki Junmai Ginjo Nama Batch #5 "Red Label"

    zesty, expressive, smooth.
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    Ama no To Tokubetsu Junmai Nama "Heaven's Door"

    spring seasonal, tannin-like, apple.
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    Heiwa Shuzo KID Haru no Kunpu Junmai Ginjo Nama "Spring Breeze"

    spring seasonal, gentle, light.
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    Takachiyo 59 Chapter 7 Junmai Ginjo Muroka Nama Genshu "Omachi"

    tangerine, pear, lively.
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    Takacho Bodaimoto Muroka Junmai Genshu "Regal Hawk"

    super duper limited.
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    Limit 1 bottle per household per customer. Any attempts to obtain more than 1 bottle per household per customer will be refunded immediately.  The ...

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    Kikusui Funaguchi Smart Pouch "Gold"

    viscous, impact, iconic.
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    The nose on this iconic nama from Niigata is a mix of banana bread and honey. This is fat, chewy, viscous and packs an uppercut that feels good on ...

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    Takahiro Nagayama Tokubetsu Junmai Nama "Noble Arrow"

    spring seasonal, refreshing, crisp.
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    Noguchi Naohiko Yamahai Honjozo Muroka Nama Genshu "Miyamanishiki"

    vivid, mischievous, professional.
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    Urakasumi Shiboritate Tokubetsu Junmai Nama "Misty Bay"

    spring seasonal, rich, raw.
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    Noguchi Naohiko Junmai Daiginjo Muroka Nama Genshu

    elegant, brash, virtuoso.
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    Brooklyn Kura Junmai Ginjo Nama "Number Fourteen"

    apple, muscat, balanced.
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    The nose on this American craft sake is a cool collection of pear, melon, honey, strawberry, and white flower aromas. Say hello to our first craft ...

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    Kirei Junmai Daiginjo Nama Genshu "Mannen"

    balanced complexity is a great thing.
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    The nose on this unpasteurized Junmai Daiginjo is a unique collection of mint, raisin, cotton candy, sunflower seeds, grape, sourdough bread, and m...

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    Narutotai Ginjo Muroka Nama Genshu "Black Snapper"

    spring seasonal, brash, bold.
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    Kisoji Shiboritate Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu "Funakuchi"

    spring seasonal, vivid, refreshing.
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    Hanahato Hatsushibori Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu "Colombe"

    spring seasonal, pear, silky.
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    The nose on this seasonally released unpasteurized Nama and undiluted Genshu sake made with local Hiroshima rice is a vast collection of cornbread...

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    Ohmine Dewasansan Muroka Nama Genshu "3 Grain"

    hit brewer + new nama!
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