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Established in 1864. Houraisen is in the Prefecture of Aichi, halfway between Tokyo and Osaka.

Established in 1864. Houraisen is in the Prefecture of Aichi, halfway between Tokyo and Osaka.

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Houraisen

Sekiya Brewery Co Ltd, producing Sake under the brand name Houraisen, was established in 1864 in the Prefecture of Aichi, about halfway between Tokyo and Osaka.

Houraisen have two breweries, one being their ‘Ginjo workshop’ which was established in 2004 where they provide educational training.

TASTING PROFILE

Kasumizuki Junmai

The high acidity with an underlying bitterness creates a long dry finish.



Style:

Junmai


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Yumesansui

Kakemai (For Sake) —Chiyonishiki


Rice Grown:

Aichi


Rice Polishing Ratio:

65%


Alcohol:

15.5%


Serve:

Room Temperature or Warm

Beshi Tokubetsu Junmai

This balanced Junmai has a gentle nose filled with grains, brown mushroom, yellow flower and fruit.



Style:

Junmai


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Yumesansui

Kakemai (For Sake) — Chiyonishiki


Rice Grown:

Aichi


Rice Polishing Ratio:

55%


Alcohol:

15.5%


Serve:

Room Temperature or Warm

Bi Junmai Daiginjo

The palate shows a good balance between gentle acidity and sweet fruit flavours.



Style:

Junmai Daiginjo


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Yamadanishiki

Kakemai (For Sake) — Yamadanishiki


Rice Grown:

Hyogo


Rice Polishing Ratio:

45%


Alcohol:

15.5%


Serve:

Chilled

Junmai Daiginjo Kuu

There is a lovely sweetness, with hints of vanilla, balanced by clean and crisp acidity.



Style:

Junmai Daiginjo


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Yamadanishiki

Kakemai (For Sake) — Yamadanishiki


Rice Grown:

Hyogo & Tokushima


Rice Polishing Ratio:

45%


Alcohol:

15.5%


Serve:

Chilled

Kanjuku Umeshu

This Umeshu has a perfumed character on the nose with hints of rose, marzipan and apricot.



Style:

Umeshu


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — N/A

Kakemai (For Sake) — N/A


Rice Grown:

Unknown


Rice Polishing Ratio:

0%


Alcohol:

14%


Serve:

Chilled or with Ice