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Asahiyama Junmai

The Asahiyama Junmai (朝日山純米酒) strikes a perfect balance of savoury taste and a smooth, brisk finish.

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Sake specs

Prefecture
Niigata (新潟)
Rice type
Domestic rice (国産米)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
65%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+1
Acidity
1.5
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This delicious Junmai (朝日山純米酒) is made of rice grown in Niigata. It strikes a perfect balance of savoury taste and a smooth, brisk finish. Serving slightly warmed enhances its Junmai taste.


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Asahi-Shuzo Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. (朝日酒造株式会社)

About the brewery

Brewery
Asahi-Shuzo Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
朝日酒造株式会社
Address
880-1 Asahi, Nagaoka, Niigata 949-5494
Phone
0258-92-3181
Website
Asahi-Shuzo Brewery is located in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. It was founded in 1830 by Hirasawa Kozaburo (平沢興三郎) under the name Kubotaya (久保田屋). The brewery was incorporated in 1920 as Asahi Sake Brewing Company (朝日酒造株式). Their most famous brand is Kubota (久保田) which was first released in 1985. Other brands are Esshū (越州), and Asahiyama (朝日山) as well as several seasonal sake.


Latest reviews

Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
Gentle, full-bodied taste, slightly tart. Very palatable with a moderate level of spiciness. Goes well with savoury dishes. It is recommended either lukewarm or hot or chilled to 13 to 16 °C. Great table sake.
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Reviews
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Last update
Rating
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Location
〒949-5494 新潟県長岡市朝日880-1

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