The Birth of Sake Chocolates

Made with creative flavour design, sake infused chocolates are for gastronomes who appreciate innovative twists on chocolate traditions.

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鳳凰美田純米大吟醸山田錦五割磨き

把酒米之王「山田錦」精米至50%釀製而成的鳳凰美田純米大吟醸,是栃木県小林酒造慢工出細貨的傑作。它有著像Muscat般的溫和香氣,水果味甜美;相信愛西方葡萄酒的人也會迷上它。

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Adventurous Eaters/Drinkers at Ki

We, the adventurous eaters, had a taste of a “rare” sake in Ontario, the “Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Nigori” Nama-zake (only 24 bottles available here!); and merrily paired it with modern Japanese cuisine!

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Happy Together

Amazing gifts from a friend – Connie Fong the tea master. I had exciting food pairing exercises this weekend – the “Art Cakes” from Sweet A La Mode matching with Ecila Sake Chocolates! Many many tasty surprises 😊

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Sake and I

I knew how to appreciate alcoholic beverages at a young age. I feel like I was born with it. Until a day I discovered the unmentioned family history…

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Dassai 39

Tasting summary for August 4, 2017

Brewery: Asahishuzo 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 : 39%
SMV : Not disclosed
Acidity : Not disclosed
Features : Superb fruity fragrance. Balanced with lychee, peach and honey flavours. Mixed fruity flavours stronger than that in Dassai 50. A mild acidity. Fruity-yet-dry. Very smooth, well-balanced and easy to drink. Long after taste and refreshing. Best served chilled. Not necessary to pair with food. If you really want to pair it, best companions are dried fruit, sushi and sashimi. It doesn’t go very well with savoury foods such as potato chips, salty shrimp chips. In terms of cost-performance ratio, Dassai 39 is the highest among other Dassai products.
Price@LCBO: CAN$34.60 (300ml)

Tasting Notes : The Dassai Magic