Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

Main Ingredient: Rice, Rice Koji

Type of Koji-Kin: Shiro Koji-Kin

Distillation Method: Single (Less Pressure)

Aged: N/A

Alcohol by Volume: 25%

Food Pairings: Grilled Fish, Nimono   

Tasting Notes: Has a pleasant taste and mild umami. Quite possibly the most popular Shochu in the homeland of Kome Shochu. Sengetsu Shuzo recommends that this be enjoyed on the rocks or diluted with water (oyuwari).

Awards: Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 - Gold Medal  

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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