Koshino Kagiroi 1.8L
Class: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 60%
Brewery Location: Niigata Prefecture
Food Pairings: Appetizers - Main Dish, Light to medium flavored vegetable or meat dishes.
Tasting Notes: Hot, creamy, winter green flavor with a hint of early peach. Brewed by Asahi Sake Brewery renowned for the Kubota line. Although classified among the Junmai group of Sake generally know for its distinctive aroma and flavor, Koshino Kagiroi offers a light, easy to enjoy proposition, clean and with hardly any tail.
Brewery: Asahi Brewery (founded: 1830)
Established in 1830 with the motto of "quality first". Brewing sake is making rice. Not only do they focus on obtaining high quality sake rice, they dedicate time and effort in their labs to increase said rice's quality. Their efforts do not stop there however - in order to help sustain the environment, they implement the ISO14000 system of environmental sustainability, and also participate in various activities to preserve their natural surroundings. Additionally, they hold tea ceremonies, concerts, and cultural events for the local community. The goal is to make a fun, sustainable, and ultimately enjoyable environment with sake.