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Wakatake “Onikoroshi” Junmai Ginjo

Wakatake “Onikoroshi” Junmai Ginjo

Shizuoka prefecture

$39.00 
$39.00
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Reborn a success

Onikoroshi Wakatake is an old brand of sake that Omuraya Brewing Company brought back about 40 years ago. We wonder why it ever went out of style because it has had quite the success since its re-establishment. From its velvety smooth consistency to its sudden acidity, Onikoroshi Wakatake comes off well-balanced and satisfying. The mixed melon and banana flavors brighten as you drink. A good brew to pair with foods that boast strong flavors.

Characteristics

Brand Wakatake
Brewery Omuraya Brewing Company
Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Ginginga
Yeast variety Shizuoka (NEW-5)
Alcohol 16.0%
RPR ? 55%
SMV ? +3.0
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Wakatake “Onikoroshi” Junmai Ginjo is cold (40-60°F) or warm (85-115°F).
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Region

Wakatake “Onikoroshi” Junmai Ginjo - Shizuoka prefecture

Wakatake is made in Shizuoka prefecture in the Chubu region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Asian Pear

    Asian Pear
  • Melon

    Melon
  • Banana

    Banana

Recommended Pairing

  • Sushi/Sashimi

    Sushi/Sashimi
  • Seafood

    Seafood
  • Meat

    Meat

Omuraya Brewing Company

Omuraya Brewing Company

Shizuoka prefecture

Wakatake, Wakatake “Onikoroshi,” “Onna Nakase” and “Oniotome” are all brands of Omuraya Brewing Company founded in 1832. This historic brewery is located on the Tokaido Road where merchants and travelers often stayed due to Oi River floods. Using the Minami Alps soft water, they’ve paid particular attention to using quality ingredients, employing their own rice milling machine from three generations ago. Switching to producing all premium sake in 2002 and now in the seventh generation ownership, they continue to please locals and visitors alike with their long loved series.

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