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(Shizuoka Shinbun)

Sugii Brewery/Distillery in Fujieda City has just produced a new shochu from tuber called Yamato Imo, a variety of Satsuma Imo grown in Nagaizumi-Cho in the Eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture.

It will be put on sale from the 10th of October at seven liquor shops in Nagaizumi-Cho
The name is « Imo Otoko ».
The first batch of 690 bottles (720 ml) were distilled from 510 kg of tuber.
Alcohol contents are a standard 25.5 degrees.
Price: 2,200 yen a bottle.

Looking forward to tasting it!