What is Sake?

Sake is a traditional Japanese alcoholic beverage that is made from the fermentation of rice, water, yeast and Koji-kin.

It has a long history in Japan spanning over 1000 years and has since spread all around the world to be enjoyed by many. Nihonshu is a unique type of fermented alcohol beverage that is not a wine, nor is it exactly a beer, or a spirit.

Sake (Nihonshu) is a versatile drink that can suit various occasions and meals but goes especially well with Japanese food (Washoku), can be enjoyed with a wide variety of meals, seasons and temperatures such as chilled, room temperature, warm or very hot (Atsukan).

How is Sake Brewed?

Much like more common types of alcohol such as beer and wine, sake is a fermented beverage made by fermenting rice. Sake is made from 4 main ingredients: rice, water, yeast and rice koji.

Koji is a specific type of mould spore called Aspergillus Oryzae mould that can be cultivated on rice which is a crucial part of the
fermentation process. Specific types of each ingredient can be chosen by the brewer to achieve a wide range of tastes and aromas.
Sake-making is quite a complicated and laborious process that requires many steps to complete.

In general, the process can be broken down into the following steps:........

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About Sake Rice Polishing

Grades of sake refers to the designated sake grades which are determined by the polish ratio and the ingredients of the sake. First of all, sake can be split into two categories based on whether or not a sake can be called ‘Junmai’.

Junmai means that the sake is made with only rice and the natural biproducts of the fermentation process.

This distinction is important as some sake has additional brewer’s alcohol which is mixed to enhance and balance the sake flavours. This type of sake is referred to as ‘honjozo’ which is graded separately to Junm

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Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)

Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)
Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)

Sake Online Starter Pack (6 bottles)

通常価格 $78.70
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Sake Online Starter Pack 

Coming with 6 Unique 300ml Japanese Sake bottles from all over Japan!

Great for sake beginners, for an weekend or to develop and pallet for an reasonable price!

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1) Kizakura Yamahai Jikomi 300ml (Click here for image & Description

  • Taste Profile: Semi-Dry, Semi-Rich 
  • Alcohol Volume : 15%
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

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2) Kizakura Nigori (Cloudy) Sake 300ml (Click here for image & Discription) 

  • Taste Profile: Very Sweet, Rich 
  • Alcohol Volume : 10%
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

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3) Kinokuniya Bunzaemon Namacho Japanese Sake 300ml (Click here for image & Discrption)

  • Taste Profile: Dry, Light
  • Alcohol Volume: 15%
  • Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

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4) Asabiraki Suijin Junmai Okarakuchi 300ml (Click here for image & Discrption)

  • Taste Profile: Super Dry, Light
  • Alcohol Volume: 16.5%
  • Iwate Prefecture, Japan

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5) Hana Kizakura Junmai Ginjo Sake 300ml (Click here for image & Discrption)

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5) Eikun Junmai Ginjo Koto Sen Nen 300ml (Click here for image & Discrption)

  • Taste Profile: Semi-Dry, Semi-Rich
  • Alcohol Volume: 12%
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

 

 

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15% | 山形県
Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Beautiful Mountain Stream 720ml
楯野川酒造 | Tatenokawa Shuzo
$66.00
15% | 山形県
完売
Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Beautiful Mountain Stream 300ml
楯野川酒造 | Tatenokawa Shuzo
$28.00
15% | 山形県
Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Beautiful Mountain Stream 1.8L | PICK UP ONLY
楯野川酒造 | Tatenokawa Shuzo
$170.00
15% |山形県
立の川 純米大吟醸 中取り 720ml
楯野川酒造 | Tatenokawa Shuzo
$57.60
16% | 愛知県
丸石 純米大吟醸 二刀48 720ml
丸石醸造 | Maruishi Jozo
$69.60