Junmai Nigori “The Blue One”

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Junmai Nigori “The Blue One”

Region: Japan / Hiroshima

Joto Nigori is brewed by the Nakao Brewery, which was founded in 1871and is now managed by the 6th generation of the family. The brewery has pioneered revolutionary techniques and ingredients in the sake industry. Unlike most nigoris, which are syrupy sweet, Joto Nigori shows depth and earthy notes, which make it more food-friendly and sophisticated.

tasting note

Joto Nigori is a junmai, which lends a dry, earthy balance to the milky, coconutty fruit notes that are typical of the nigori style.

food pairing

Serve chilled. Stands up to the grease and grit of burgers and steaks. Also wonderful with Thai, Vietnamese, and Indian curries.

Region: Hiroshima
Grade: Junmai
Seimaibuai: 65%
Nihonshudo: -3
Rice: Mostly Shinsenbon
Yeast: #10
Pressing: Yabuta
Brewery: Nakao

points of distinction

  • Joto Nigori shows depth and earthy notes, which make it more food-friendly and sophisticated.
  • Made by the 6th generation Nakao Brewery in Hiroshima.
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