Ohyama Tokubetsu Junmai Nama "Summer"
*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 summer unpasteurized sake is a fresh collection of papaya, honeydew, peach, cooked pear, mango, kiwi, Tang™, powdered sugar, and spring water aromas. Smooth, round, juicy, fleshy, silky, and fresh, this Nama is liquid luxury in a glass. Very balanced and with many layers, this is an elegant brew that has a gentle finish. Look for watermelon, grape, Fuji apple, strawberry, cooked pear, and rock sugar flavors with a very nice mineral undercurrent. If you’re not seeking a wine-like acidity play, then this brew is for you, especially in a white wine glass. WORD: Elegant WINE: Soft Reds/Fruity Whites BEER: Mineral Ales FOODS: American sushi, lobster, crab, shrimp, foie gras, ankimo, grilled white fish, cheese and fruit plates. (2023)
The nose on this seasonally released summer unpasteurized sake is an interesting collection of lime, melon, pear, raspberry, peach, and lemon ice aromas. This is basically summer in a bottle and your glass. A fresh and easy brew that is smooth, round, light, with an elegant tingle that drinks fleshy, refreshing, and very flavorful. Look for white peach, green grapes, apple jam, cooked pear, and honeydew melon flavors that sit in your favorite pool chair beside the cool swimming pool, or in your summer picnic basket. Light, gentle, and flavorful, this sake is fun under-the-sun, or at your favorite under-the-stars party. WORD: Fresh’n Easy WINE: Soft Reds/Easy Whites BEER: Clean Ales FOODS: Grilled fare, picnic fare, sushi, sashimi, shellfish, white fish carpaccio, and tofu. (2022)