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Yuri Masamune

We Tasted Over 50 Canned, Cupped, and Boxed Sakes – Here Are Our Favorites

July 19, 2022

You may think of a juice box of sake with a glued-on, plastic-wrapped straw as an iffy proposition, but these days, sake cups and cans are packing impressive flavor into fun-sized packages. Single-serve portions are a great way to test out quality sake without having to wince at the checkout counter.

Yuri Masamune carries the same elegance that the Saiya Brewery’s higher-end sakes are famous for. It’s a honjozo sake, and the addition of brewer’s alcohol brightens the sweet, floral taste of the mountainous Akita prefecture’s water.

Excerpt taken from Food &
Author: Lucy Simon

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