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And the series with Watanabe Brewery in Numazu City continues!
Watanabe Brewery/Bokusui Honjozo Genshu
Rice milled down to 70%
Bottled in January 2008
Clarity: very clear
Colour: almost transparent
Aroma: Flowers, green melon, rape blossoms
Body: fluid and velvety
Taste: Alcohol impression not as strong as expected despite the genshu character. Easy to drink. Green fruit. Green melon. Short tail. Calls for the second sip which reveals offee beans.
Shows different facets with food.
Overall: Easy to drink. A sake designed for food. Surprisingly mild in spite of its high alcohol content.
Becomes easier and easier to drink with food.