Born Gold Muroka

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Born Gold Muroka

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Class: Junmai Daiginjo, Muroka

Rice: Yamada Nishiki

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 50%

Brewery Location: Fukui Prefecture

Food Pairings: Dishes cooked with butter, cheese and olive oil. Also delicate Japanese dishes. 

Tasting Notes: This Muroka Junmai Daiginjois stored unpasturized in -10 degrees Celcius after brewing, and is pasturized only once immediately before shipping. The absense of carbon filtration (aka, Muroka) leads to a large presence of flavor and a lively aroma. 

Awards: 2013 LA INTL WINE & SPIRITS COMP GOLD  
2014 LA LA INTL  
2014 GOLD MEDAL - BEST IN HOUSE USA SAKE COMPETITION

Size: 720ml

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Brewery: Kato Kichibee Shoten
Founded: 1860

Profile: Originally operating as a money exchange business and very deeply involved in the affairs of the community, in 1860 the village headman and founder became involved in sake brewing. For eleven generations, they have carried the Kichibee name, and in 1866 registered the name as a trademark. In Sanskrit, "Born" is translated roughly as purity/striking truth, and represents the brewery's strong belief in second changes and karmic rewards for hard work. In the beginning of the Showa era, the emperor used Born sake for Japan's ceremonies, festivals, and guests as Japan's representative brand. 

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