Satsuma Kuro Shiranami

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Satsuma Kuro Shiranami

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Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

Main Ingredient: Sweet Potato, Rice Koji

Type of Koji-Kin: Black Koji-Kin

Distillation Method: Single (Normal Pressure)

Aged: N/A

Alcohol by Volume: 24%

Food Pairings: Sashimi, Tempura, Yakitori, Yakiniku.   

Tasting Notes: Kuro Shiranami is made with 100% carefully selected top grade Kogane Sengan sweet potatoes, and is masterfully crafted by their Toji from Kurose. It has a mild sweetness, and light aromatics and body. The name "Kuro Shiranami" is derived from the Kuro (black) Koji that is used in the distillation process. 

Awards: 2001 Kagoshima Brewers Association Honkaku Shochu Council Presidential Award, Representative Award

2010 Kagoshima Brewers Association Honkaku Shochu Council Presidential Award 

2012-2013 Kagoshima Brewers Association Honkaku Shochu Council Award of Excellence 2015 Kagoshima Brewers Association Honkaku Shochu Council Award of Excellence 

2014 BTI Competition Silver Medal  

Size: 750ml 

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Distillery: Satsuma
Distillery Location: Kagoshima Prefecture
Founded: 1936   
Profile: Satsuma Shuzo is located in the southernmost part of Satsuma Hanto (the Satsuma Peninsula), which is an area of clean water and ideal and fertile soil for growing sweet potatoes. With these good ingredients and the skills and traditions of their Toji, delicious and high quality Shochu is made.
Their motto is quality first, and to that aim they do not freeze any of the potatoes that they make their Shochu with. 

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