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Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu is a limited edition made of Miyamanishiki milled to 59%. Asashibori means "brewed in the morning".

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Sake specs

Prefecture
Nagano (長野)
Rice type
Miyama Nishiki (美山錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
59%
Alcohol content
17%
SMV
-2
Acidity
1.8
Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒)


Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒) is a limited edition made of Miyamanishiki milled to 59%. Asashibori means "brewed in the morning". It draws out the gorgeous aroma and flavour unique to ginjō sake. The crisp mouthfeel transforms into a soft sweetness palatable from the tongue to the nasal cavity. Recommended consuming chilled or on the rocks.

Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒) Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒) Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒) Keiryū Asashibori Junmai Ginjō Nama Genshu (渓流 朝しぼり 純米吟醸 生原酒)

About the brewery

Brewery
Endo Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Name in Japanese
株式会社 遠藤酒造場
Address
29 Oaza Suzaka, Suzaka City, Nagano Prefecture 382-0000
Phone
0120−117−454
Website
Located in Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture, the brewery was founded in 1864 for the local Suzaka clan and began to supply sake to the clan's head. Since then, from the second to the fifth generation, we have inherited the intention of the first brewer, Endo Tokusaburo (遠藤徳三郎), to make delicious sake and continue to make sake to brew and nurture. Although our leading brand, "Yoro Masamune", has been awarded the Medal with Yellow Ribbon, we could not take advantage of the sake boom in the 1970s, and as a small brewery, Endo struggled to keep their quality. In 1982, the sixth generation, Endo Shuzaburo (遠藤秀三郎), became the head of the brewery at the young age of 21. At this time, there were only three employees. While starting to improve existing products, the brewery launched one of its leading brands, "Keiryū", in 1988. This was followed by new brands, including the still popular Asashibori, Domuroku, Naotora and Comet.

In 1993, the brewery was awarded the "Nagano Prefecture Sake Competition Governor's Prize" (長野県清酒品評会県知事賞 Nagano-ken seishu hinpyō-kai kenchiji-shō). In 2004, Endo won its first gold medal in the "Monde Selection". In 2014, the brewery celebrated its 150th anniversary.

Latest reviews

Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
This is another gentei (限定), a limited edition, from Endo Brewery, an asashibori ("morning squeeze"), as opposed to the hatsushibori ("first squeeze") we reviewed earlier. it has a fruity nose of grapes, dates and dried fruit. Highly aromatic, viscous, and great umami with a pleasant sweetness and nice bitterness in the rear palate. Very spicy finish.
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Location
〒382-0000 長野県須坂市大字須坂29

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