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Shizuoka Sake Tasting 28/4: Fujimasa Brewery

March 18, 2009


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I was recently given a bottle by Fujimasa Brewery In Fujinomiya City.
As I’m not one to refuse a bottle, I gladly accepted and drank (tasted) it!

Fujimasa Brewery: Nama Sake
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees
Bottled in May 2008

Clarity: Very clear
Colour: transparent
Aroma: Fruity: banana, pineapple
Body: Velvety
Taste: Solid attack. Shortish tail. Warming up back of the mouth.
Fruity: banana, pineapple, bitter chocolate, coffee beans.
More complex than expected.
Dry finish with almonds and coffee beans.
Stands well to food

Comments: Unexpectedly elegant for a nama futsushu!
Very clean and fruity.
Turns quickly drier.
A sake for food!

Must-see tasting websites:
-Sake: Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen
-Beer: Good Beer & Country Boys, Another Pint, Please!
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

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Shizuoka Sake Tasting 29/3: Fujimasa Brewery

June 5, 2008


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I’m starting enjoying Fujimasa Brewery from Fujinomiya City! Pity it is a bit difficult to get hold of their brews in Shizuoka City!

Fujimasa Brewery: Junmai Shu

Rice: Nishihomare
Rice milled down to 60%
Dryness: +4
Acidity: 1.4
Alcohol: 15.5 degrees
Bottled: May 2008

Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Almost transparent
Aroma: Dry, pleasant, complex. Bitter chocolate, almonds, hint of bananas
Body: Velvety~fluid
Taste: Short tail. Dry. Only slight junmai tingle.
Complex. Bitter Chocolate, almonds, coffee beans.
Very pleasant, elegant.
Varies little with food.

Overall: “Shizuoka-type sake”. Pleasant, elegant sake fit for any food.
Thoroughly enjoyable by itself, too. Leaves strong but very short Impression. Calls for the next sip.

Shizuoka Sake Tasting 29/2: Fujimasa Brewery

June 2, 2008


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This is my second bottle from Fujimasa Brewery in Fujinomiya City. The first one was futushu/normal sake. This one is one rank higher.

Fujimasa Brewery: Fuji no Uta Honjozo

Rice: Nishi Homare
Rice milled down to 65% (although they say 60% on their Homepage)
Dryness: +3
Acidity: 1.3
Alcohol: 15.5 degrees
Bottled: April 2008

Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Amost transparent
Aroma: Dry, fruity: Vanilla. Alcohol
Body: Velvety
Taste: Short tail. Complex. Alcohol wrming up back of the palate. Almonds, bitter chocolate.
Coffee beans appearing with food.
Turns sweetish with food.
Strikes a good balance with alcohol.

Overall: A sake designed for food.
Very pleasant and easy to drink. Ought to be tried lukewarm, too.

Shizuoka Sake Tasting 29/1: Fujimasa Brewery

May 25, 2008


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Banzai! Finally got hold of a few (3) evasive bottles from Fujimasa Brewery in Fujinomiya City!
The first one, being a futsushu will certainly interest Melinda and Etsuko!
By that I almost closed full circle. Only one Brewery left to investigate after this one!

Fujimasa Brewery: Genkotsu (“The Clenched Fist”), “Hone aru Otoko no Sake (“The Man with Bones Sake”)
Rice: Oogonbore
Rice milled down to 70% (extravagant!)
Dryness: +8
Acidity: 1.2
Alcohol: 15.5 degrees
Bottled: April 2008

Clarity: very clear
Colour: Almost transparent
Aroma: Fruity, bitter chocolate, almonds, bananas
Body: Velvety
Taste: Shortish tail. Fruity and dry balance. Solid sake.
Almonds, almost tastes like an Almaretto.
Tends to take a back seat with food, becoming more fluid, backed with almonds.

Overall: For all the macho (Tim, listen!) image, proves a gentle brew easy to drink. Would definitely be popular with ladies during a meal.
Tends to strengthen with salty foods.
As futsushu, holds itself very well and deserves a special mention like all Shizuoka Futsushu, which are simply extravagant! Extremely good value for your money!