Kikukawa Honjozo – Tasting

This time, I'm stepping back from the premium sake to get something a little less hoity-toity, if you will. Today's brewery is Kodama Shuzo of Shimonoseki, whose main label is Chomon Kikukawa. Chomon Kikukawa Honjozo Genshu This is a very small brewery on the other side of the prefecture, and is very hard to find... Continue Reading →

Hakubotan Honjozo – Tasting

        I picked this little beauty up at a local shop based on the label design alone. Isn't it pretty? This is a honjozo, meaning it's made with a 60% milling ratio like a Ginjo, but also includes some brewer's alcohol in the process, as opposed to a junmai. This is actually... Continue Reading →

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