Kawabe

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Kawabe

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Type of Shochu: Otsu

Main Ingredient: Kome

Type of Koji: Shiro Koji

Distillation Method: Single (Decompressed)

Aged: N/A

Alcohol by Volume: 25%

Food Pairings: Sushi, Sashimi, Aemono (chopped fish, shellfish and/or vegetables dressed with sauce, often miso)

Tasting Notes: This premium rice Shochu is made using the pure waters of the Kawabe river, which were recognized for 8 consecutive years as Japan's most desirable water. Even the rice grown in Sagara Village is raised using this highly desirable water. 

Awards: Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 - Best in Class 

Size: 750ml

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Distillery: Sengetsu
Distillery Location: Kumamoto
Founded: 1903   
Profile: Established over 110 years ago, Sengetsu Shuzo produces mainly traditional Rice Shochu. Their name is borrowed from the famous and beloved Hitoyoshi Castle of Kumamoto Prefecture, which also carries a second name "Sengetsu Castle" or Crescent Moon Castle. The current Toji is the 6th distillery head, and he carries with him all the techniques and secrets of his predecessors. 

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