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Hakkaisan “Kijoshu”

Hakkaisan “Kijoshu”

Niigata prefecture

$22.00 
$22.00
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Sip of sweet luxury

“Kijoshu” is a very special brew made with some of the brewing water replaced with finished sake. Made with Hakkaisan’s signature snowmelt brewing water, local sake rice and extra amounts of carefully made koji, the result is a luxurious, sweet and ageable beverage fitting as a dessert and night cap. Enjoy it over ice cream, hard and aged cheese, dried fruits, fresh fruit with cream, chocolate and even pound cake.

Characteristics

Category Other
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Sweet
Alcohol 17.5%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? -36.0
Acidity ? 2.5
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Hakkaisan “Kijoshu” is over ice or cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Hakkaisan “Kijoshu” - Niigata prefecture

Hakkaisan is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Dried Fruit

    Dried Fruit
  • Honey

    Honey
  • Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

Recommended Pairing

  • Cheese

    Cheese
  • Fruits

    Fruits

Hakkaisan Brewery Company

Hakkaisan Brewery Company

Niigata prefecture

Hakkaisan Brewery Company was founded in 1922 in the foothills of Hakkai Mountains, in an area with snow accumulating over 10 feet at times. The snowmelt water is naturally filtered by the mountain, providing water for the rice fields and for the elegant sake they produce. Their signature Niigata style is known as “tanrei karakuchi,” which is crisp, clean and dry, achieved by slow, low-temperature fermentation. They only use handmade koji and produce in small batches, and their guiding principle is to produce sake of the highest quality that pairs well with food.

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