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Amabuki “Himawari”
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Amabuki “Himawari”

Saga prefecture

$33.25 member price
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Bright as a sunflower

Want to add the perfect touch to your summer get-together? Open up a bottle of this summer-inspired sake! It’s brewed with sunflower yeast to give it a unique flare you can’t find anywhere else. This subtle switch mixes with notes of lychee and melon for a supremely fresh, unpasteurized flavor. Dry, clear and lovely like the summer sky, the flavor sets over your palate like the sun setting in the west.


Brand Amabuki
Brewery Amabuki Brewing Company
Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory Nama
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Akita Sakekomachi
Yeast variety Flower yeast (sunflower)
Alcohol 16.5%
RPR ? 55%
SMV ? +7.0
Acidity ? 1.4
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Amabuki “Himawari” is cold (40-60°F).
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Amabuki “Himawari” - Saga prefecture

Amabuki is made in Saga prefecture in the Kyushu region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Cucumber

  • Watermelon

  • Lychee


Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood


Amabuki Brewing Company

Founded in 1688, this brewery was named after Mt. Amabuki northeast of the brewery. Today, they are constantly learning from the legacy of their brewing tradition and create new things with gratitude for the natural bounty they are surrounded with—and specialize in using flower yeast to brew their sake. They are passionate about producing a variety of flavors from rice and water alone, and simply want you to try different kinds of delicious sake. Their master brewer Shinji Hinoshita was the youngest toji at the time he got certified, and has produced many sake winning accolades worldwide.

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