Shizuoka Sake Tasting 6-3: Oomuraya Brewery/Kajika


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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)
Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice milled down to 60%
Rice: Homare Fuji + Aichi No Kaori
Dryness: + 0
Acidity: 1.5
Amino acids: 1.4
Yeast: Shizuoka Yeast
Bottled in September 2007

Clarity: Very clear

Colour: Light golden tinge

Body: fluid

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

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