Description: This Nigori-style, or cloudy sake, is balanced, dry, and has unique depth and character. Rising Star has a great full body with notes of pear, banana, and fresh apple. Spices of anise, clove, and cinnamon harmonize in every sip for a great melody. If sweet Nigori is your thing, this sake is not for you, but if you are looking for a delightful, playful, well balanced Nigori who's flavors announce themselves, then you've found your drink. Made in a low-yielding traditional style, this Nigori is reminiscent of times long past. Hand crafted in small batches, these sakes are crafted to highlight the terroir of the region and pair well with bold and spicy cuisines.
Did we mention that it's also our first domestically made brew and that its made from certified organic rice?
One word to describe this sake brew: Flavorful
Food Pairings: Assorted cheese, Heavy Pasta, Tamales, Enchiladas, Guacamole, Bacon, Brisket, Grilled Meats, BBQ & Skewers, Grilled and Steamed Veggies, Tofu and Soba, Hamburgers, Fare with Heavy Sauce
Taste profile: WINE: Big and Bold reds/fat and fruity whites; BEER: Hefferweisen
Brewery: Texas Sak Company
Sake Type: Nigori (un-filtered), Junmai
Bottle Size: 720ml
Toji (Master Brewer): Yoed Anis
Prefecture: Texas USA
Ingredients: Ricetype Texas japonica; Water: Lower Colorado river water & Edwards Aquifer blend. Masculine water; Yeast: Kyokai #7; No sulfites, no preservatives, organic and vegan friendly.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 77%
Alcohol Content: 16%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +6
Sweet or dry: Dry
Body: Full & thick
Serving temp: Serve cold. Shake the bottle before opening it.