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Brews from Kokkou Brewery in Fukuroi City are not always easy to find, although this particular brewery is very important in Shizuoka Prefecture as it saw the birth and first use of the Shizuoka Yeasts which revolutionized the sake of this Prefecture some 30 years ago!
Kokkou Brewery: Tokubetsu Honjozo
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees
Bottled: December 2007
Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Light Golden Tinge
Aroma: Fruity: Nectarine, vanilla
Taste: Fruity and dry. Short tail. Melon, Nectarine.
Almonds appear later.
Turns drier with food.
Welcome acidity and alcohol backed up by more melon.
Overall: A sake best suited for food.
Varies very little with food. Very enjoyable