Midori Kawa "Green River"

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Midori Kawa "Green River"

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Description: The nose on this brew milled to 60% is filled with mango, rice, vanilla, and Jolly Rancher green apple aromas. A very tight and compact sake that drinks crisp and bright. Clean and snappy flavors of rice and dried fruit cascade to a dry finish with a hello-like long tail. This brew is for those who like the tingly flavor of alcohol and appreciate a sake with presence. Martini drinkers take note as Green River tastes like your friend, but only has a 15% alcohol content. Clean, crisp and confident.

One word to describe this sake brew: Crisp

Food Pairings: Cuisines that compliment the flavor of alcohol, including fried, salty, savory, or very clean fish

Taste profile: WINE:  Big reds/ Crisp whitesBEER: Crisp Ales

Brewery: Midorikawa Shuzo
Sake Type: Honjozo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Founded by: Ohdaira Family in 1884
Prefecture: Niigata
Toji (Master Brewer): Kozo Meguro. Meguro-san has been making sake for Midorikawa since 1985, and has been a sake master since 1996.
IngredientsRicetype: Gohyakumangoku; Water: Soft water from the 50-meter deep on-site well; Yeast: Kyokai #74; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 60%
Alcohol Content: 15-16%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +4
Sweet or dry: Semi-dry
Body: Medium to full
Acidity: 1.6
Amino acids: 1.3
Serving temp: Chilled or warmed