Shizuoka Sake Tasting 6/11: Oomuraya Brewery


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This particular bottle was graciously offered to us on October 8th during our visit to Oomuraya Brewery in Shimada City. I wonder if Tim, Melinda and Etsuko have already tasted it!
This semi-private label commemorates the longest remaining all wood bridge in Japan which spans across the Oi River in the Western part of Shizuoka Prefecture.

Oomuraya Brewery: Nagai Ki No Hashi, Junmai ginjo

Rice milled down to 55%
Shizuoka Yeast
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees
Bottled in September 2008
Recommended to be drunk from chilled to lightly warmed (“nurukan”)

Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Transparent
Aroma: Fruity: bananas, vanilla, macadamia nuts
Body: Velvety
Taste: Good attack. Short tail. Junmai tingle. Bananas.
Warms top of the palate. Ends up with a little acidity accompanied by macadamia nuts, especially with food.

Overall: A sake which can be enjoyed in various manners from chilled to lukewarm, with or without food.
Combines dry acidity with a fruity attack.
Clean and light, very easy to drink.

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3 Responses to “Shizuoka Sake Tasting 6/11: Oomuraya Brewery”

  1. Tsukiji jogai events Says:

    […] Shuzo’s “Nagai Ki-no-Hashi” Junmai Ginjo from Shizuoka at room temperature. Someone is definitely turning us a Shizuoka sake fan. Yes, RG, we have had this wonderful bottle and it […]

  2. etsuko Says:

    Hi RG, Thanks again for all the fun time while we were in Shizuoka. Yes, I really enjoyed this Nagai Kinohashi Junmai Ginjo with seafood. It was great with jo-on, and we never got to nurukan!

  3. dragonlife Says:

    Dear Et-Chan!
    You are most welcome!

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