• Hakutake Zenkoji 750ml


    Size: 750 ml

    Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

    Main Ingredient: Rice (KOME)

    Alcohol: 24

    Distillery Location: Kumamoto Prefecture

    Food Pairings: Pairs well with delicate dishes like sashimi, nimono, as well as deep rich flavors of yakiniku and fried dishes

    Tasting Notes: Kome Shochu is normally made with a mixture of steamed rice and rice Koji, rice inoculated with Koji fungus.  However, Hakutake Zenkoji is made with 100% Koji and aged for 3 years which produces deep rich flavors.

    Distillery: Takahashi Shuzo (founded: 1900)

    Takahashi Shuzo, established in Meiji 33 (1900) does not make your Run of the Mill Kome Shochu. They believe their Shochu carries the tradition and flavors of 400 years, and they are recognized as the standard of all Kumamoto Shochu, which is the center of Japan for Kome Shochu. Using only the most carefully selected rice, clean Kumamoto water, and their own capable hands and traditions, they work to create the best Kome Shochu possible.