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Kawatsuru “Crane of Paradise”
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Kawatsuru “Crane of Paradise”

Kagawa prefecture

$42.75 member price
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Walks the line between sweet and dry

This sake is "umakuchi," which is a perfect balance between sweet and dry with layers of umami. Yamadanishiki used for this sake was grown right outside of the brewery, about ten paces by foot.


Brand Kawatsuru
Brewery Kawatsuru Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Yamadanishiki
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 15.5%
RPR ? 65%
SMV ? +3.0
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Kawatsuru “Crane of Paradise” is cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Kawatsuru “Crane of Paradise” - Kagawa prefecture

Kawatsuru is made in Kagawa prefecture in the Shikoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Grapefruit

  • Mineral


Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

  • Cheese

  • Fruits


Kawatsuru Brewing Company

Kawatsuru has a female toji master brewer, Miki Fujioka. The president also has two children, both girls, so the future president will be a woman as well. Kawatsuru is very popular in their hometown of Kagawa, and one of their most popular sakes is their “iriko-zake,” steeped with local sardines for drinking warm.

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