A barley shochu with robust flavors and complexity. A great cocktail mixer.
Flavors of caramel, almond, and earth tones followed by a complex finish.
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Known as the Junmai expert, Chiyonosono was the first brewery to stop adding distilled alcohol to its sake after the rice shortages of World War II, paving the way for the popular Junmai category.
• Originally a rice wholesaler, Chiyonosono specializes in rice cultivation. Chiyonosono has access to heirloom strains and brews sake with distinctive rice textures and aromas.
• The brewery is located on the southernmost island of Kyushu—the gateway into Japan—known for Asian and European cuisine, historic architecture, and distinct regional culture.
- Brewery Name:
- Chiyonosono Brewery
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- Toji (master brewer):
- Yoshihiro Inaba
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- Brewery President:
- Masuhara Honda