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Yuki no Bōsha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi

Yuki no Bōsha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi is made of Yamadanishiki and Akita Komachi rice milled to 55%. It has a soft flavour and subtle aroma unique to junmai sake.
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Sake specs

Prefecture
Akita (秋田)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
55%
Alcohol content
15.5%
SMV
-0.6
Acidity
1.8
Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおし)

Yuki no Bōsha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおろし) is made of Yamadanishiki, and Akita Komachi rice milled to 55%. It has a soft flavour and subtle aroma unique to junmai sake. Its wide range of flavours brings out the elegant umami of the rice. It has a smooth, cool, dense flavour and is a good food pairing.

Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおろし) Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおし) Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおし) Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおし) Yuki no Bosha Junmai Ginjō Hiyaoroshi (雪の茅舎 純米吟醸 ひやおし)


Saiya Sake Brewery

About the brewery

Brewery
Saiya Shuzōten
Name in Japanese
齋彌酒造店
Address
Ishiwaki-53 Ishiwaki, Yurihonjō, Akita 015-0011
Phone
0184-22-0536
Website
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Saiya Brewery, founded in 1902, is located in Yurihonjō, Akita Prefecture. The Ishiwaki area of Yurihonjō prospered as a commercial centre of the former Kameida Domain (亀田藩). Rice and timber collected down the Koyoshi River (子吉川) were loaded onto Kitamae ships from Ishiwaki Port and transported to Ōsaka and Edo. Even today, shops producing and selling Yurihonjō's specialities line the streets, and visitors can feel the traces of its history. In mid-January every year, the traditional event of 'Nīyama Shrine Naked Pilgrimage' (新山神社裸参り) is held, attracting many people.

The brewery was founded in 1902 by Saitō Yatarō (齋藤彌太郎). Eleven of the company's buildings, including the house, shop and storehouse, are registered as Tangible Cultural Property of Japan. The shop has a large townhouse with overhanging eaves and a unique Western-style design on the second floor. The west, middle and east storehouses at the rear of the site are large earthen storehouses and, together with the gate and library storehouse, are valuable buildings that illustrate the development of the local industry.

At Saiya Brewery, the tōji (master brewer) and other brewers grow their rice (Akita Sake Komachi). The brewery employs a very natural way of brewing sake, known as san-nai-zukuri (三無い造り, no oaring, no filtration and no water splitting). The yeast is also home-cultivated and selected for years to produce a unique flavour and stable sake quality.

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Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
This Yuki-no-Bosha ("snow barn") is a modest hiyaoroshi, an elegant understatement, with a slightly sweet nose reminiscent of apples and strawberries. Its gentle texture and clean taste are refreshing and well-balanced, perfectly harmonising acidity and the wide range of ginjo flavours. The clear and light flavour and elegant acidity bring out the best of autumn—five stars from us.

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Category
Junmai Ginjō
Added by
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Views
1,978
Reviews
1
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
Location
〒015-0011 秋田県由利本荘市石脇石脇53

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