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Nanbu Bijin Honjozo

Tasting summary for July 9, 2017

Brewery: Nanbu Bijin Co. Ltd. www.nanbubijin.co.jp
Address : Kamicho 13, Fukuoka, Ninohe-shi, Iwate 028-6101, Japan
Category: Honjozo
Alcohol : 15% – 16%
Rice Variety: Hitomebore and others
Polishing Ratio : 60%
SMV : +5
Acidity : 1.3
Features : Gold Medal winner in the Honjozo Category at 2016 IWC. It has a medium body, light cereal aroma, rice and walnut flavours, beautiful aftertaste. It is ideally paired with grilled meat. Savory foods make it taste sweeter, more fruity and fresh.
Price@LCBO: CAN$34.05 for 720ml

Tasting Notes : Interracial Marriage

 

DASSAI 50

Tasting summary for July 2, 2017

Brewery: Asahi Shuzo Co. Ltd. www.asahishuzo.ne.jp
Address : 2167-4, Shutomachi Osogoe, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi, 742-0422, Japan
Category: Junmai-Daiginjo
Alcohol : 16%
Rice Variety: Yamada Nishiki
Polishing Ratio : 50%
SMV : +3
Acidity : 1.5
Features : Lowest grade in the Dassai series. It has fruity aroma, sweet and silky taste with refreshing and long finish.
Price@LCBO: CAN$25.50 for 300ml

Tasting Notes : Yellow Rubber Duck