Iwatekura Sansho Ale


Iwatekura Sansho Ale


Hops: Perle

ABV: 5.0%

Brewery Location: Iwate Prefecture

Style: Sansho Pepper Ale

Nose: Citrus, Pepper

Flavor: Pale Ale that is a little spicy and a little bitter

Food Pairings: Sushi, Carpaccio, Unagi 

Tasting Notes: Sansho - a highly regarded Japanese peppercorn that is a core ingredient of "shichimi" -  is used in the brewing of this very unique Japanese Ale. 

Awards: 2012 International Beer Competition Silver Award
2013 International Beer Competition Gold Award

Size: 330ml

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Brewery: Iwatekura
Founded: 1918   
Profile: Seki no Ichi Brewery was a small sake brewery located in Southern Ichinose City, Iwate Prefecture. Now they have a restaurant, and in 1995 they renovated an old rice storage facility into the "Iwate Kura Beer" brewery. They make unique, undeniably Japanese beers. 

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