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Shichi Hon Yari “Nama Junmai”

Shichi Hon Yari “Nama Junmai”

Shiga prefecture

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A testament to terrific taste

Like most namazake, or unpasteurized sake, Shichi Hon Yari Namazake is a winter seasonal brew. It’s only sold immediately after fermentation to protect the freshness. This particular brew has an upbeat dryness accompanied by hints of tropical fruit, like papaya or banana. As with their other sake, Tomita Brewing Company uses a local rice, Tamazakae, to infuse their creations with a touch of local flavor. Be on the lookout for this one the next time it goes on sale.


Brewery Tomita Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory NamaGenshu
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Tamasakae
Yeast variety Association No. 1401
Alcohol 17.0%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? +4.5
Acidity ? 1.2
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Shichi Hon Yari “Nama Junmai” is cold (40-60°F).
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Shichi Hon Yari “Nama Junmai” - Shiga prefecture

Shichi Hon Yari is made in Shiga prefecture in the Kinki region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Banana

  • Mango

  • Spearmint


Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

  • Meat


Tomita Brewing Company

Tomita Brewing Company

Shiga prefecture

Founded in the 1540’s in the small town of Kinomoto in the Shiga Prefecture, the Tomita Brewery is one of the oldest breweries in Japan. They use locally grown indigenous Tamazakae rice and are blessed with natural spring water from the nearby Ibuki Mountains, which is perfect for brewing. Every step of the process is done by hand. The 16th generation is currently running the brewery.

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