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It’s been a long time since I have personally tasted a bottle (they tend to be forwarded to special friends!) from Morimoto Brewery!
He is, and probably will be for a long time to be, my favourite Brew Master! His sake are a true reflection of his maverick character: highly personal and full of hidden treasures!
Incidentally this was the second bottle tasted at by the Hamamatsu Geeks on March 21st.
Morimoto Brewery: H. Morimoto-Secret Unfiltered
Rice: Homare Fuji (Shizuoka)
Rice milled down to 60%
Acidity: 2.0 (high for Shizuoka)
Limited production: 540 l.
Clarity: very clear
Colour: almost transparent
Aroma: dry, discreet and fruity/melon, pineapple, bananas, apricot
Taste: Fruity/melon, almonds.
Junmai tingle, strong genshu impression.
Coffee beans and bitter choclate appearing later.
Short tail. More coffee beans with further sips.
Overall: Strong sake. Fits so well to any food.
Foreigners agreed it tastes like a strong white wine.
Would bring it to a blind tasting back at home in France!