The Futsushu Trail Continues

Astonishing. It's been eight months since my last post here! Thank M*sk for waking me up to how much time I've been wasting on Twitter and reminding me that I have other places to put my thoughts down. So, here we are back on the Yamaguchi sake futsushu trail, looking for all the single-serving sized... Continue Reading →

Shoraku Tobingakoi – Tasting

Shoraku Daigjinjo Nama, Seimaibuai 35% This is a limited edition daiginjo from Chomonkyo brewers Okazaki Shuzo. I'm a sucker for tobingakoi (aka tobindori, shizuku, fukurotsuri) sakes, and Chomonkyo is always a pleasure, so this was a no-brainer for me. In the glass, this sake has a very clean aroma with hints of rice and a... Continue Reading →

Chomonkyo Junmai Muroka – Tasting

Chomonkyo is a brand from Okazaki Shuzo in, you guessed it, Chomonkyo Yamaguchi. They've won several awards with this brew, and I can see why. This is a mildly golden, flavorful, sweet junmai. It's got a mild apple top note and a light aftertaste that barely lingers. It's a good summer drink, refreshing and mild,... Continue Reading →

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