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The Winebow Group

Hideyoshi Namacho Honjozo



Brewery Description

One of the oldest breweries in Akita, Suzuki Shuzoten has been run by the Suzuki family for 19 generations since its founding in 1689. Their sake still bears the name Hideyoshi, given to them by a feudal Lord who deemed the brewery one of the best in all of Akita. They have won numerous awards with their philosophy of innovation and tradition.

Tasting Notes

This once-pasteurized sake is youthful and vibrant, with notes of toasted nut, fresh bread and lychee. Perfect for serving chilled, it matches well with crisp salads and fresh fish.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with salads, tempura, meat and poultry.

  • Production Information

    • Milling percentage: 65 %
    • Alcohol: 14-16 %
    • Rice: Menkoina
    • SMV: +0.5
    • Profile: Semi-Dry
    • Yeast: Kyokai 901
    • Acidity: 1.3
    • Water: Soft
    • Serving Temperature: Chilled
    • Size: 300ml
  • Production & Aging Practices

    • Aging Length: A month to a year
    • Aging Type: Tank
    • Pasteurization: Once
    • Pressing: Yabuta