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Kurosawa “Ginrei”
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Kurosawa “Ginrei”

Fukushima prefecture

$45.60 member price
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For a starry night

The pale silver hue of this sake is like a soft moon on a crisp night. The flavor follows this imagery too, with a clean, dry mouthfeel and engaging notes of Asian pear, not too strong, but just right. Before getting too caught up in this sake’s savory flavors, take a moment to admire its aroma, a marvelous mix of pineapple and rice pudding. Keep in mind Kurosawa Ginrei took home silver in the 2018 World Sake Challenge, so it’s bound to be special.


Brand Kurosawa
Brewery Ninki Brewing Company
Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory Namazume
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety GohyakumangokuChiyonishiki
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 16.0%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.8
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Kurosawa “Ginrei” is cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Kurosawa “Ginrei” - Fukushima prefecture

Kurosawa is made in Fukushima prefecture in the Tohoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Asian Pear

    Asian Pear
  • Kiwi

  • Pineapple


Recommended Pairing

  • Sushi/Sashimi

  • Seafood

  • Meat


Ninki Brewing Company

Concerned about the decreasing consumption of Japanese sake, Ninki has stopped making products for mass market but now they are committed to making only high quality ginjo-quality sake to those who really love sake. They only use traditional wooden tools to for manufacturing with a belief that the best quality product takes a painstakingly slow process that requires dedication.

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