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Shirataki Jozen Junmai Ginjo Hiyaoroshi

Junmai Ginjo Hiyaoroshi
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The nose on this seasonally released single-pasteurized Fall Draft sake is a glorious collection of melon, green apple, cherry, peach, honey, sugar, and simple syrup aromas. With changing colors of leaves on the red bottle behold a smooth yet lively layered semi-dry brew that is frisky with shibumi and a dry almond finish. Look for apple, melon, peach, grapefruit, juicy pear, umami, and lots of minerality on a fleshy and dry flow. Edgy and slightly biting, this sake is built for food pairing and would be enjoyed by dark spirits and chunky red wine fans. WORD: Minerals WINE: Vast Reds/Minerally Whites BEERS: Crisp Fat Ales FOODS: Roasts, International spice, meats and game, pasta, grilled fatty fish, shellfish. (2022)


The nose on this seasonally released single pasteurized “Fall Draft” sake is a nice collection of pear, berry, honeydew, anise, mango, and apple pie aromas. Say hello to a full-bodied and lush Hiyaoroshi that is fruity, rich, smooth, and velvety. This is a voluptuous brew that has ripe pear, melon, persimmon, cake, almonds, anise, and cream flavors that flow on a big fat fluid. Juicy and layered this brew is a food pairing specialist, and when it’s warmed black licorice fans will rejoice. The great thing about this brew is that it is very smooth and very flavorful, and isn’t that what “Fall Draft” sake is all about? WORD: Voluptuous WINE: Fruity Reds/Fat Whites BEER: Creamy Ales FOODS: American Sushi, International spice, grilled meats and fowl, cheese and fruit plates. (2021)