SAKE OF THE MONTH
January Special Sake
Hakkaisan Sakamai Kikusui Kongoshin
The term Kongoshin, or “a firm and stable mind,” finds its embodiment in this supremely noble brew. The top sake rice Yamada Nishiki is polished to the limit. Aged 2 years with the deepest love, care & supervision. Very limited item.
#6417 HAKKAISAN “KONGOSHIN” JDG 3/800ml
Kikusui sake rice (father of the renowned Gohyakumangoku sake rice) had been all but lost to the world for half a century… that is until Kikusui Sake Company stepped in. They spearheaded the effort to revive this ancient strain from only 25 grains, and now attempt to pay homage to its legacy of elegance. Enjoy slightly chilled for a rare drinking experience.
#3955 SAKAMAI KIKUSUI JMD 6/720ml
Fukucho Biho Nama
A Nama version of a popular brand, available in limited quantities once a year. Using soft water and brewing by hand in small batches , this elegant sake has a nose wisteria and fruit, and hints of crispy green grapes.
#8700 FUKUCHO “BIHO” JG NAMA 6/720ml
Tamano Hikari CLASSIC
This ‘classic’ sake has a rich and pillowy texture, pleasant acidity and great depth of flavor. The Yamahai brewing method is utilized, which doubles the skill and time required to brew. This sake is best enjoyed warmed in the winter!
#6156 TAMANO HIKARI CLASSIC JG 6/720ml
A Junmai sake excelling in balance, with a quick clean finish. Refreshing chilled, full of flavor neat or gently warmed. Produced by Asashi Brewery, the same brewery makes the world famous Kubota brand sakes.
#4829 ASAHIYAMA JUNMAI 12/720ml