Mutsu Hassen Black Label 

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Mutsu Hassen Black Label 

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Class: Junmai Ginjo

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 55%

Brewery Location: Aomori

Food Pairings: Sushi and sashimi, grilled squid or octopus

Tasting Notes: This Junmai Ginjo Sake won the Bronze Medal at the 2017 International Sake Challenge and is balanced as a sphere; a forceful beginning proceeded by a mellow, slow retreat as if a wave; this Sake is begging for food.

Size: 720ml

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Brewery: Hachinohe Shuzo
Founded: 1775

Profile: Hachinohe sake brewery was established in 1775; it’s wooden buildings date to the Taisho era. The current Toji (aka. head of the brewery) is Ito Masami: a descendant of both Nanbu Toji (aka. Northern-style) and Kan-Jikomi (aka. cold, slow fermentation style).  Ito san produces ‘Mutsu Hassen’ sake as part of the Ganja Natural Sake Club: a group devoted to sustainable cultivation of rice and water used for sake brewing. 

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