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Horaisen “Wa”

Horaisen “Wa”

Aichi Prefecture

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A play on umami, sweetness and acidity

This sake’s name is derived from the brewery’s slogan “Wajo Ryoshu” (和醸良酒), which basically means that human harmony brews good sake! Hopefully, drinking this sake with friends will produce a harmonious bond! The nose has white flowers with some nuttiness coming from the umami. This supports the flavor of caramel corn sweetness and dried apricot that spreads over your palate and is superbly balanced with nuanced acidity.


Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Sweet
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 50%
Acidity ? N/A
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Horaisen “Wa” - Aichi Prefecture

Horaisen is brewed in Aichi Prefecture in the Chubu region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Lychee |
  • White Pepper |
  • Apricot
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Sekiya Brewing Company

Sekiya Brewing Company

Aichi Prefecture

This brewery was founded in 1864 and has always been quick to adopt new brewing methods. In this sense, they don’t feel like their brewery has a traditional atmosphere. Funny that they say that because the seventh generation owner’s photos show carefully grown rice (they started growing their own in 2005), no-waste and transparent process and beautiful night skies with fireflies, which feels pretty “traditional” to us! Not only do they win accolades for their sake, but also are awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishes and Minister of Health and Welfare for their facility.

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