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Sake 101: Shichi Hon Yari “The Seven Spearsmen” Junmai Ginjo Tasting Notes

Shichi Hon Yari “The Seven Spearsmen” Junmai Ginjo – Presentation Transcript

SHICHI HON YARI “Seven Spearsman” Junmai

Brewery: Tomita Shuzo Prefecture: Shiga Ricetype: Tamazakae Seimaibuai: 60% Alcohol Content: 15.5% Sake Meter Value: +4.0 Acidity: 1.8 Sake Name English: “Seven Spearsmen”

Tasting Notes This Junmai is crisp and light. After you get past the aroma of mushrooms and grassy tones you can really taste citrus (grapefruits) and melons. Very surprising flavors. This sake has the nose of earth, grass and mushrooms. Light Crisp Mouthfeel Complex but Clean Great Beginners Sake Serve Chilled or Hot

Talking Points Tomita Shuzo is one of the oldest and smallest brewerys of sake in Japan. Founded in the 1540s, only a brewmaster and two assistants produce every bottle. Recommended Dishes This sake is great with flavorful foods.

Sake 101: Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” Junmai Daiginjo Tasting Notes

Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” Junmai Daiginjo – Presentation Transcript

  1. TAIHEIZAN TENKO “Grand Mountain” Junmai Dai Ginjo
  2. Brewery: Kodama Prefecture: Akita Ricetype: Yamadanishiki Seimaibuai: 60% Alcohol Content: 16% Sake Meter Value: +3.0 Acidity: 1.7 Sake Name English: Grand Mountain
  3. Tasting Notes This Junmai Dai Ginjo is full bodied in texture but is super smooth. You can tell this was created with the old school brewing method. Very creamy and balanced This sake has the nose of fresh fruit leaning towards star fruit and melons Ricey Smooth Mouthfeel Fruity Special Occasion or Every Day Serve Chilled
  4. Talking Points Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” is brewed using the Kimoto method which is one of the oldest and original methods of sake brewing. Very delicate and time consuming but creates much higher quality sake. Taiheizan has won over 5,000 gold medals Recommended Dishes This sake is a great pork and grilled meats. Can be served as a stand alone.

Sake 101: Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo Tasting Notes

Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo – Presentation Transcript

  1. Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo
  2. Brewery: Shibata Gomei Prefecture: Aichi Ricetype: Komekouji Seimaibuai: 55% Alcohol Content: 15.8% Sake Meter Value: +4.0 Acidity: 1.4 Sake Name English: Midnight Moon
  3. Tasting Notes This Junmai Ginjo (no alcohol added heavily polished) is light and smooth starting out with a fruity and nutty taste and smooths out with a crisp green apple finish This sake has the nose of white peaches, and apricots (stone fruits). Soft Crisp Mouthfeel Fruit Forward Easy Drinker Serve Chilled
  4. Talking Points Aichi Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the southeast of the Tokai region of in the center of Honshū. Aichi is shaped like a crab. Aichi is the home of Nagoya. Recommended Dishes This sake is a great pork and grilled meats. Can be served as a stand alone.

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Meeto World Sake Tasting – Dewazakura Nama Genshu

In this episode of our new series on Sake. This episode covers Dewazakura Nama Genshu – Primal Strength. Thank You @sakeshop. Dont forget to follow us please: Twitter: @MeetoWorld Blog: http://www.meetoworld.com Facebook http://fb.me/meetoworld iTunes: http://bit.ly/sake101

Game Time. Let’s Go Japan. Nihon Ganbare! Nippon Nippon Nippon!

Japan has the chance to make history today. This is the furthest this team has ever been in World Cup. Four times in succession to the World Cup and each time a little better. No one could have expected this a few months back when Coach Takeshi Okada said he would resign as head coach.

Quarterfinals here come the Samurai Blue.

Japanese Culture: Blood Types as Horoscopes

Japanese Culture: Blood Types as Horoscopes – Presentation Transcript

  1. Japanese Culture Lesson (Blood Types as a Horoscope)
  2. Keitsueki Gata Kanji Breakdown • = Chi/Ketsu (Blood) • = Eki (Liquid or Fluid) • = Kei/Kata/Gata (Type/Form/Mold/Design/Pattern) • = Keitsueki Gata (Blood Liquid Type) Blood Type :)
  3. Blood Types • A = ei gata / Type A • B = bii gata / Type B • O = o gata / Type O • AB = aibii gata / Type AB
  4. A = ei gata / Type A • Oraganized • Fastidious • Creative • Overcautious • Sensible • Picky • Punctual • Bad Drunks
  5. B = bii gata / Type B • Curious • Superficial • Enthusiastic • Selfish • Sensitive • Lazy • Unpredictable • Unreliable
  6. O = o gata / Type O • Goal Oriented • Loudmouth • Competitive • Vain / Rude • Optimistic • Obsessive Lover • Adaptable/Flexible • Greedy
  7. AB = aibii gata / Type AB • Trustworthy • Easily Offended • Efficient • Strict • Considerate • Indecisive • Sensitive • Critical
  8. What’s Your Blood type Does This Sound Like You

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Meeto World Sake Tasting Notes: Yuki No Bosha “Cabin In The Snow” Sake

Yuki No Bosha “Cabin In The Snow” Sake – Presentation Transcript

  1. YUKI NO BOSHA Junmai Ginjo
  2. Brewery: Saiya Shuzouten Prefecture: Akita Ricetype: Akita Sake Komachi Seimaibuai: 50% Alcohol Content: 16% Sake Meter Value: +1.0 Acidity: 1.9 Sake Name English: Cabin in the Snow Technically qualifying as a Junmai Daiginjo
  3. Tasting Notes This Junmai Ginjo is produced in Akita Prefecture in the Tohoku Region of northern Honshu. This sake has the nose of peaches and strawberries and is best served chill. Light Soft Mouthfeel Sweet Fruity
  4. Talking Points The image on the front of this bottle is one of the most meaningful symbols in the sake world. It is a sugidama, a large ball created from cedar needles that sake makers hang in front of their breweries during the brewing season. Akita is famous for rice farming and its sake breweries. It is well-known for having the highest consumption of sake in Japan. Recommended Dishes This sake compliments sashimi and grilled foods. Will balance spicy foods.
  5. Talking Points The image on the front of this bottle is one of the most meaningful symbols in the sake world. It is a sugidama, a large ball created from cedar needles that sake makers hang in front of their breweries during the brewing season. Akita is famous for rice farming and its sake breweries. It is well-known for having the highest consumption of sake in Japan. Recommended Dishes This sake compliments sashimi and grilled foods. Will balance spicy foods.
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Meeto World Sake Tasting Notes: Kikusui Junmai Ginjo

This deck is my sake tasting notes for MeetoWorld Sake101 Podcast reviewing Kikusui Junmai Ginjo Sake.

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