Hitotsubu no Mugi


Hitotsubu no Mugi


Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

Main Ingredient: Barley, Barley Koji

Type of Koji-Kin: White Koji-Kin

Distillation Method: Single (Normal)

Aged: N/A

Alcohol by Volume: 25%(50 proof)

Food Pairings: Sashimi, Sushi, Vinegared Dishes.    

Tasting Notes: Everything you expect out of a Barley Shochu and more. Full of Umami and Barley flavor, with a sharp top note in the aroma, and the light fragrance of wheat at the base. Has a creamy, buttery quality that makes it difficult to stop drinking. 

Awards: International Wine & Spirits Competition 2014 - Silver Medal
Mode Selection 2013 - Gold Award
LA Wine & Spirits Competition 2014 - Gold Award

Size: 750ml

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Distillery: Nishi
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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