Honjozo “Beautiful Lily”
Produced in Akita by the Saiya Brewery, makers of Yuki No Bosha, this is a favorite among locals of the region. Yuri is the name of the local area of Honjo-shi and Masamune is an old term for Japanese sake. This sake is mellow and rustic and has a firm structure, which makes it enjoyable at a range of temperatures, from chilled to warm. Its nutty and earthy notes are balanced by an underlying fruitiness and it complements grilled meats, stews and fish.
Mellow and rustic, with a nutty, mild sweetness.
Best at room temperature or mildly heated; pair with grilled meats, and salty, briny flavors.
Amino Acidity: 1.0
Yeast: House Yeast
Shubo Method: Sokujo
Filtration: Charcoal filtration
Pasteurization: Pasteurized in tank, bottled while sake is still warm
Alcohol Percentage: 16%