Hakutsuru “Draft”

Hyogo Prefecture

$18.50
720ml
Quantity

Fresh enough to become classic

Draft sake provides a refined freshness that is light and smooth. It reaches its cultivated state by being aged after a one month brew process. A sweet rice, almost creamy nose gives way to mixture of melon and coconut. Served chilled for a vibrant drinking sensation.

characteristics

Category
Junmai
Subcategory
N/A
Taste Profile
Rich & Dry
Alcohol
14.0%
RPR?
N/A
SMV?
+4.0
Acidity?
1.6

Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Hakutsuru is brewed in Hyogo Prefecture in the Kinki region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Cream
  • Sweet Rice

Recommended Pairing

  • Meat
  • Fish

Hakutsuru Brewing Company

Hakutsuru Brewing Company

Hyogo Prefecture

Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20°F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mt. Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine.This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.

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