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Hakutsuru “Shoun”
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Hakutsuru “Shoun”

Hyogo prefecture

$41.80 member price
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Perfection in a bottle

If you're looking for perfection in a bottle, you've found it. This Daiginjo reaches your nose with a blend of pear, apples, and peach. A delicious pear flavor graces your tongue and deepens the more you drink. The top grade "Yamada Nishiki" rice is creatively brewed to produce a complex sake you'd be proud to serve to any guest.


Brand Shoun
Brewery Hakutsuru Brewing Company
Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Yamadanishiki
Yeast variety In-house
Alcohol 15.5%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.4
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Hakutsuru “Shoun” is cold (40-60°F).
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Hakutsuru “Shoun” - Hyogo prefecture

Shoun is made in Hyogo prefecture in the Kinki region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Sweet Rice

    Sweet Rice
  • Peach


Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood


Hakutsuru Brewing Company

Hakutsuru Brewing Company was founded in 1743 in Nadagogo, an area with a Geographical Indication today. Using the blessings of the land and their exemplary pursuit of innovation, Hakutsuru has become one of the top-selling sake breweries in Japan. Whether it's doing deep research into water sources, building research facilities for proprietary yeast, or developing their own unique sake rice, this company goes above and beyond to be at the forefront of sake brewing. They’ve even expanded by becoming a major shareholder in Oregon’s craft sake brewery, SakeOne! All this makes Hakutsuru a brewery well worth checking out.

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