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Sugii Brewery in Fujieda City has always distinguished itself for venturing into new and forgotten roads and has recently acquired national fame for its traditional “kimoto” sake.
Sugii Brewery: Suginishiki Tokubetsu Junmai “Kimoto Shikomi”
Rice: Shizuoka Yamada Nishiki
Rice milled down to 60%
Alcohol: 15.6 degrees
Yeast: Shizuoka HD-1
Yeast starter: “Kimoto”
Bottled: April 8th, 2008
Clarity: very clear
Colour: Light Golden Tinge
Aroma: Light and dry. Melon
Taste: Short tail. Complex. Very dry at first.
Fruity, melon, coffee beans
Turns gentle with food accompanied with more melon.
Overall: “Old fashioned” sake. Rare taste in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Very dry. Drinks well with any food.
Alcohol with coffee beans will appear with salty food in spite of its junmai status.