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Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds”
Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds”
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Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds”

Shimane prefecture

$46.00 
$46.00
$43.70 member price
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$46.00

Pushing the boundaries never tasted so good

Rihaku was the first producer to challenge the reputation of nigori as being thick and unrefined by making Japan‘s first dry, light nigori. The delicate pressing of this sake and the low milling rate (58%) add incredible layers of complexity.It provides layers of roasted nuts, dark plum and a citrus peel finish.

Characteristics

Brand Rihaku
Brewery Rihaku Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory Nigori
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety Gohyakumangoku
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 15.6%
RPR ? 58%
SMV ? +3.0
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

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

Region

Rihaku “Dreamy Clouds” - Shimane prefecture

Rihaku is made in Shimane prefecture in the Chugoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Chestnuts

    Chestnuts
  • Plum

    Plum
  • Yuzu

    Yuzu

Recommended Pairing

  • Aperitif

    Aperitif
  • Seafood

    Seafood
  • Cheese

    Cheese

Rihaku Brewing Company

Rihaku is named after the famous Chinese poet from the 8th century, Li Po, who was known to drink a big bottle of sake and write a hundred poems. The brewery is in Shimane, known for its low population and abundance of natural resources. Their 5th generation president, Tanaka, also presides as toji brewer and is constantly researching new types of rice and yeast for sake.

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