Here are four unique Junmais I’ve reviewed in the month of July. Click through to the Full review page to see more. If you’ve tried any of these, please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts!

ohyama_junmai_nama.jpgOhyama Tokubetsu Junmai Nama

Sake Grade: Junmai

Brewery: Ohyama

Prefecture: Yamagata

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Seimaibuai: 60%

Alchohol Content: 15.5%

Sake Meter Value: +3

Acidity: 1.5

lightly fragrant nose. hints of crisp pear – not too fruity. mild, light nama flavors. lingering finish. More

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Suishin

Drunken Heart

Sake Grade: Junmai

Brewery: Suishin Yamane Honten & Co., Ltd.

Prefecture: Hiroshima

Ricetype:

Seimaibuai:

Alchohol Content: 15.5%

Sake Meter Value: +3

Acidity: 1.7

Suishin junmai “drunken heart” hiroshima prefecture. honey in the nose. full body thick mouthfeel. dry finish. More

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echigo_tsurukame.jpg Echigo Tsurukame

Sake Grade: Junmai

Brewery: Uehara Shuzo Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.

Prefecture: Niigata

Ricetype:

Seimaibuai: 60%

Alchohol Content: 14.5%

Sake Meter Value: +3.0

“Classic” rice-y taste. very dry, full bodied solid junmai. strong rice in the nose. More

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sawanoi_iroha.jpg Sawanoi Kiokejikomi Iroha Kimoto

Fountain of Tokyo

Sake Grade: Junmai

Brewery: Sawanoi

Prefecture: Tokyo

Ricetype:

Seimaibuai: 65%

Alchohol Content: 16.5%

Sake Meter Value: -1

Acidity: 2.1

Nutty creamy, full on robust kimoto style. unique – something to really dig your teeth into. Aged in a wooden barrel, but that cedar flavor does not overwhelm here. I found the flavor a bit unusual, but not at all unpleasant. More

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