Rice: Japanese Rice
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 75%
Brewery Location: Hyogo
Food Pairings: Chicken Karaage/Fried Chicken, Kani Miso, Sweet & Sour Pork, Mapo Tofu
Tasting Notes: Fresh and vibrant shiboritate sake - meaning "freshly pressed sake" - is sealed as-is into these "juice boxes" to seal in fresh sake's naturally bright flavor & aroma, and refreshing character. A dry namachozo style sake.
Profile: The Nihon Sakari main HQ is in Nishinomiya, an area well known for sake brewing. In the 17th century, almost 30% of sake breweries were based there. In 2000 they changed the name of the company from Nishinomiya Sake Brewing Company to Nihon Sakari Co. LTD. They also have a sake based beauty product line developed in the 1980s. For their 120th anniversary, they re-established their slogan to be "More flavorful, more beautiful".
MTC Sake is the Japanese Beverage branch of New York Mutual Trading Company.