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Shochu/Awamori

Shochu is a distilled spirit made from rice in combination with another flavor-influencing ingredient . At SAKAYA, we carry a limited selection of unusual, high quality shochu made from imo (sweet potato), mugi (barley), kome (all rice), as well as the distinctive version made in Okinawa from Thai rice called Awamori.

Shochu flavors and aromas are reminiscent of lighter single malt scotches. It can be drunk neat, on- the- rocks, or “oyuwari” (with a bit of warm water), the style enjoyed in Kagoshima-ken, the prefecture where most of it originates. And because it has a lower alcohol level (than most spirits) of about 25%, it pairs well with heartier food.
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SESAME SHOCHU
Prefecture: Fukuoka
Region: Kyushu


SPECIFICATIONS
@ Rice: na
@ Rice Polishing: na
@ Alcohol: 24%
@ Yeast: na
@ SMV: na
@ Acidity: na
@ Amino Acid: na


PRICE
$27.99 / 750 ml
Reference Code: #SHC8104


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MAP OF ORIGIN
Fukuoka
TASTING NOTES
Slightly sweet and refreshing smooth texture with light and clean finish.


FOOD PAIRING
Fried food, grilled fish, roast chicken, braised meat, spicy shrimp.


SERVING TEMPERATURE
On the rocks, mix with warm and cold water.