Fukushima, Japan

Kagatsuru

Umeshu Plum Sake

Plum sake for the win. Sour plum balances the umami of the rice. Very sweet. Dig it — 6 days ago

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Inoue Gōmei

Biden Junmai Yamahai Koshu Fukuoka Sake

Bold sake with nose of honey and almonds. Off dry to sweet. Pair w stronger sushi like sardines or mackerel. — 6 days ago

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Dassai Sake Brewery

Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo Yamadanishiki Sake

Soft entry, with a good spice kick to the end. Sweet notes when drinking more. — 2 days ago

Asahi-Shuzo Sake Brewing Co.

Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Still one of my faves — 8 days ago

Sharon, Ericsson and 12 others liked this

The Kyoto Distillery

KI NO BI Kyoto Dry Gin

Lots of citrus and lite notes of juniper. Very good and clean. — 21 days ago

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Paul, Eric and 2 others liked this

Nanbu Bijin

Shinpaku Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Great sustained melon character with smooth finish — 19 days ago

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Chateau Takeda

Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Very well made. Lighter than expected, notes of violet and ripe red fruit. Still very young for its age. — 9 days ago

Peter liked this

Akabu

Junmai Sake

Old school clean finish and dry sake. That label is tits. — 6 days ago

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Grape Republic Inc.

Rosato Rosé Blend

Loved.. low on brash acid/tannins soft ripe fruits up front ...light beaujo-esq but more décadence on nose lovely full tartness — 3 days ago

Kinodo

Kishu No Fudo Wakayama Sake

Pretty bold and sweet sake. Called “The Kid” because it’s considered a new age brewery. — 6 days ago

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