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This was the first bottle drunk by the Shizuoka Geeks during their third tasting session.
It is a seasonal brew limited to 300 bottles every Autumn. Incidentally, until last year they did not bother to indicate the pronunciation of the Kanji « Kajika » (Bullhead Fish) in katakana under it. Obviously too many had been asked about this very unusual Kanji…
Oigawa Kahan Kajika by Oomuraya (Wakatake) Brewery (Shimada City)
Rice milled down to 60%
Rice: Homare Fuji + Aichi No Kaori
Dryness: + 0
Amino acids: 1.4
Yeast: Shizuoka Yeast
Bottled in September 2007
Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Light golden tinge
Taste: Typical « junmai » tinge. Light and fruity. Melon/watermelon
Overall: Easy to drink. Best as aperitif. Goes very well with salads and light flavoured food