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【yagi brewery /NARA】
The “Hanafuda” encapsulates the spirit of those who desire a taste suited for the heavy palate, yet be able to enjoy the light aftertaste that follows. This was inspired by the Hanafuda playing cards that were said to be brought to Japan from Portugal in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.
Experience the exclusive aesthetics of the Hanafuda, developed by Yagi Brewery, located in Nara Prefecture, home of the ancient capital with a history of 1300 years.
Japan’s blessings from the sea – The unique salt series pulls out an irresistible sweetness from the natural ingredients.
Anticipate an overwhelmingly refreshing sensation that penetrates the body with elaborate fruit flavors bursting with umami. A taste that is second to none. Developed by Kitajima Brewery, located at Shiga Prefecture.
【Maruishi Brewery / Aichi 】
Maruishi Brewery in Aichi Prefecture, located near the birthplace of Japan’s famous red miso “Hatcho Miso”, has crafted a challenging yet outstanding drink with only a 3% sake base, in hopes to acquire the best out of its fruity taste.
The fruits used in production are dearly loved by Aichi locals. Enjoy the juiciness and sweetness of the fresh fruits fused into the drink – a deep and aromatic taste only achievable because of the 3% sake base.
【Shoutoku Brewery / KYOTO】
“The perfect plum wine to complement the meal” – the perfection that Kyoto chefs strive towards achieving. The acidity that plums contain goes perfectly well with that of Junmaishu (pure rice sake), resulting in a precise and elegant blend of plum liquor. "Shoutoku Brewery" was founded in 1645, located at “Kimuraya”. For over 360 years, the constant method of producing only the best Umeshu has led to advancements in techniques and technology alike without forgoing tradition. This intertwining of tradition with progress has led to the creation of liquor they can always be prideful about.
FuKu Ume Series
【Kawachi wine /OSAKA】
FuKu Ume Series The brandy base used in constructing this masterpiece allows for a richness and smoky flavor unparalleled to no other. A taste that could take form because it is brewed in a winery.
The first-generation of the brewer took 20 years to perfect the special formula; secret for the sweetness of the Umeshu. Fu Ku Ume series is name after "Shichi Fukujin" or "The Seven Lucky Gods" and printed on the Fu Ku Ume series bottle, representing bliss and utmost content when one takes a sip of this godly wine.
Premium Ginger Series
【Namino oto Brewery/SHIGA】
Lake Biwa in Shiga prefecture is known for its sheer size and mesmerizing scenery. “Naminooto Brewery” located at a town whose beauty has been widely celebrated by haiku poets since ancient times. The Premium Ginger series is so exquisite, only five bottles can be produced with one batch of brew. Take your first sip and you will definitely sing praises of this permitted extravagance!
The Japanese practice “Oiri”, which literally translates to “big entry”, when a sumo wrestling match, musical, kabuki theatre and other show business sees a tremendous number of guests in a day. The Nigori-sake/liqueur “DakuDaku”, produced from rice, was produced with this practice in mind.
“Pulp”, “Thick texture”, “Sourness”, “Fragrance” Making sure these were present to their maximum (like in Oiri), the result is a liqueur encompassing over 40% of fruit concentrate, with unprecedented turbidity and thickness.