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It’s been quite some time since I tasted a sake from Oomuraya Brewery In Shimada City.
This particular one should please Timothy as he serves Wakatake Sake at his sake tasting classes in New York!
Oomuraya Brewery: Wakatake-Oni Koroshi (« Kill the Devil/Demon Killer »)
Junmai-genshu (also exists as Honjozo)
Rice: Gohyakumangoku, Oogonbore
Rice milled down to 60%
Alcohol: 17~18 degrees
Yeast: Shizuoka NEW 5
Bottled in July 2008
Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Light golden tinge
Aroma: Fruity. Almonds, banana, pineapple.
Taste: Shortish tail. Dry. Almonds, pineapple.
Almonds and coffee beans appearing with food.
Junmai tingle getting stronger with food. Also tends to turn very with food with a strong alcohol accent.
Comments: A sake fit for food, especially oily and heavy sauces.
Shows various facets according to type of food.
Strong and aggressive character with a smooth finish