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Hamamatsu-Tenjingura Brewery in Hamamatsu City have always been noticed for a certain originality bordering on the maverick side. I’m ceratinly not one to complain!
I had the chance to discover this very limited editio of a brew made from a mixture of old sake/koshu made ten years ago and sake made this year. It is advertised a » a sake as easy to drink as umeshu »!
Hamamatsu-Tenjingura Brewery: Mu-Jun
Alcohol: 15.2 degrees
Rice millage: koji kome/fermentation rice-Yamadanishiki, 40%. kake kome/rice-Gohyakumangoku, 60%
Yeast: No 9
Amino acids: 2.2
Contents: 500 ml
Limited edition: 180 bottles
Clarity: very clear
Aroma: Fruity, light: apricot, peach, pineapple.
Taste: Sweet but not overpowering. Tastes like a sweet white port.
Complex with a lot of fruits: Mikan, apricot, peach.
Short tail. Honey and coffee beans coming out later.
Some welcome acidity and dryness appear later with more mikan.
Overall: A rarity in Shizuoka: a dessert sake! Perfect when drunk slightly chilled.
Drinks well with food whether salted or sweet.
Great with cheese and choclate!