Rihaku "Dreamy Clouds"

 A complex aroma profile touching on steamed rice, cream, slight toffee and a hint of plum skin. This nigori is the complete package for those looking for a subtle chewy and creamy sake that has flavor waves of nuts, ripe fruits, toffee, earth tones, and a tinge of banana. It is a multi-layered nigori with a pronounced acidity that has a subtle sweetness but leaves a dry mouth. Soft and supple Dreamy Clouds is that "partially sunny or partially cloudy" in between nigori that appeals to both the dry and sweet camp.

Quantity:

Brewery

Rihaku Shuzo

Sake Type

Tokubetsu Junmai Nigori

Bottle Size

720ml

Founded

1882

Prefecture

Shimane

One Word to Describe This Sake Brew

Milky

Food Pairings

Smoked and salty fish, salty bar snacks, mac and cheese, coconut rice.

Taste Profile

WINE: Chardonay;
BEER: Ales;

Ingredients

RICE: Gohyakumangoku;
YEAST: Koyaki #9; (No sulfites, no preservatives)

Seimaibuai

(amount of rice left after milling): 59%

Alcohol Content

15,5%

Sake Meter Value

+3 (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier)

Sweet or Dry

Semi-dry

Body

Medium

Acidity

1.6

Serving Temp

Chilled

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