Niigata Monthly Limited Sake
A limited-edition sake set from Niigata Prefecture, one of Japan's largest producers of sake. These exclusive bottles are from the breweries carefully selected. Each month, we offer a unique lineup of products only available during that month.
Sake for August
Pre-order period: 8/1~8/31
Scheduled shipping dates: After September 15th
Basic product information
A hearty delight!
This is a robust bottle of the signature brand "Classic Dry," a raw sake at 21% abv. This limited edition brand is famous for its rich flavor and refreshing mouthfeel.
Enjoy the signature brand in its raw form
Classic Dry, Kirinzan's signature brand, bottled in its raw form without added water. It has a strong flavor and alcoholic taste and can be enjoyed on its own, on the rocks, or with soda.
The preferred way to enjoy it is straight or on the rocks. "Kirinzan Sours" are also popular, made with strongly carbonated water and a squeeze of fresh lemon.
|Product name||Kirinzan Classic Dry [Genshu-Undiluted sake-]|
|Sake rice||Gohyakumangoku, Koshiibuki|
It is characterized by a fresh, vibrant mouthfeel, a refreshing, endlessly spreading clarity, and a crisp finish.
The pinnacle of smooth and refreshing dryness
Sake that is clean, sharp, and completely free of any off-flavor, Shooting Star is the pinnacle of Niigata's smooth and refreshing, dry sakes.
A bottle to brighten a toast on a special occasion. With its endlessly clear and transparent taste, this sake is sure to impress you during your special moments.
|Product name||Kirinzan “Shooting Star”|
An evening sake that you will never grow tired of savoring
With its subdued, delicious flavor and not-too-assertive aroma, this sake offers a sense of comfort and peace of mind.
An excellent companion for meals
This simple yet profoundly flavored sake is the perfect example of Niigata's evening sakes. A sake that plays an excellent supporting role without interfering with any dish.
Loved by the locals in Gosen City as a classic evening drink. It can be served chilled, warmed, or as is. It is a sake that goes well with meals and can be enjoyed at the table any day of the year, during any season.
|Product name||Echigo Toji, Dry, Honjozo|
|Sake rice||Gohyakumangoku,Niigata rice|
Firm flavor and acidity
It has a fruity, green apple-like acidity and flavor, combined with softness and a refreshing taste. Enjoy a delicate taste that comes from rice.
A sake that goes well with Western cuisine
With its firm sweetness, flavor, and acidity, this sake goes well with Western as well as Japanese cuisine. A sake that is also popular overseas, winning a gold medal at the US National Sake Appraisal.
Junmai sake made only with rice. You can taste the firm sweetness and flavor of the rice, and the complementary acidity. It can be lightly chilled and enjoyed on its own.
|Product name||Kinshihai “Snow Shadow” Special Junmai Sake|
|Sake rice||Gohyakumangoku,Niigata rice|
It has a clean, clear, fresh aroma that is not too pronounced and a soft, flavorful taste that is as crisp and fresh as water.
Try it for your first sake.
As the name "Mizunogotoshi (like water)" suggests, this sake harmonizes with everything and goes down smoothly. A sake that strives for simplicity and purity. Recommended for sake beginners.
This sake is best served cool to bring out the best of its character. A sake that does not interfere with the meal and is inviting.
|Product name||Shirataki Jozen-Mizunogotoshi Junmai Ginjo|
|Sake rice||Domestic rice|
Elegant aroma and flavor
This sake has an elegant aroma and a deep flavor that slowly unfolds on your palate. This Junmai Daiginjo uses instant heat sterilization technology to provide a fresh taste.
The pinnacle of Jozen-Mizunogotoshi sake
As the concept of "Jozen Mizunogotoshi (the virtues of being like water)” suggests, this sake is clear and fresh like water but also has an elegant, fruity aroma and a profound aftertaste of rice.
This is the perfect bottle to enrich precious moments with family, friends, and lovers. Its elegant and long-lasting aroma and taste create a special moment.
|Product name||Shirataki Jozen-Mizunogotoshi Junmai Daiginjo|
|Sake rice||Yamada-nishiki,Miyama Nishiki|