Hakuten Houzan


Hakuten Houzan


Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

Main Ingredient: Sweet Potato, Rice Koji

Type of Koji Kin: White Koji-Kin

Distillation Method: Single Normal Pressure

Aged: About 1 Year

Alcohol by Volume: 25%(50 proof)

Food Pairings: Lightly Flavored Fish Dishes, Kyoto Style Vegetable Dishes 

Tasting Notes: Hakuten Houzan is a premium sweet potato shochu from Nishi-Shuzo, which also makes products like Tomino Houzan and Kiccho Houzan. This shochu is produced only once a yea and the shochu is stored in a ceramic jar known as "Kametsubo." The shochu has a buttery feeling while providing floral and aromatic flavors. 

Size: 750ml

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Distillery: Nishi Shuzo Co., LTD.
Distillery Location: Kagoshima Prefecture
Founded: 1845
Profile: Believing that good shochu, like a good harvest, is nothing less than a gift from the earth, Nishi Shuzo only uses potatoes and rice grown by local farmers. Additionally the brewery itself is surrounded by mountains, and thus they are blessed with good water. 

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