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Shirakabegura “Junmai”

Shirakabegura “Junmai”

Hyogo Prefecture


From the heartland of Japanese sake

Entice your senses with this complex concoction from Shirakabegura brewery. Your nose will be graced with the refreshing scent of nutmeg followed up by flavors akin to tart pear and green apple. Let your palate soak in the sweetness of the rice that unfurls into an earthy luxuriance. A treat when chilled and even more delicious when warmed.


Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? 2
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

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Shirakabegura “Junmai” - Hyogo Prefecture

Shirakabegura is brewed in Hyogo Prefecture in the Kinki region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Apple |
  • Nutmeg
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Hyogo Prefecture

Shirakabegura spares no expense to bring you premium sake that draws out the natural flavor of rice. Owned by Takara Brewing Company based in Kyoto, their leading-edge facilities were completed in 2001. Nadagogo, where they are located in the port city of Kobe, has Geographical Indication and is historically famous for their water source providing robust fermentation due to the mineral content. They hold the longest gold medal streak in the history of the Annual Japan Sake Awards, and are makers of some exquisite traditionally-made sake in addition to sensational Shirakabegura “Mio” which debuted in 2011.

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