Brewery: "If you are not familiar with nigorizake then do not be alarmed – the unique characteristic of this type of sake is a cloudy brew. The cloudiness comes from the fact that these sakes are unfiltered – or in the case of Misty Mountain, partially filtered – leaving some of the rice lees still in the bottle.
What does this lend? For Misty Mountain, it lends a particularly zesty/lively flavor and a slightly chewy texture. Misty Mountain is also made using the ancient bodaimoto method, which tends to yield slightly earthier and sourer sake (this is a good thing!).
The combination of all these factors is remarkable: fresh fragrance and a ‘sweet and sour’ flavor with notes of zesty lemon, passion fruit & pepper, a slightly chewy and thick mouthfeel, and a long and peppery aftertaste.
Suitable for heating, this sake pairs well with blue cheeses and spicy/peppery dishes."
|Bottle||720ml, screw cap|
|Profile||Sweet and sour|
|Food Pairing||Spicy Food|
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