TYKU Junmai Sake

TYKU Junmai Sake

(0.75l, 15%)


4.5/10
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$19.99
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Premium Junmai sake with a full body and harvest pear and loamy flavor profile.

Kirk Spahn and Trenton Ulicny met while working on a graduate school project together at Columbia University in New York. Spahn had researched the significance of rice wines and beverages while studying East Asian culture at Dartmouth. In 2004 they founded their new beverage company that brings a modern, American sensibility to traditional Japanese premium Sake.

The Sake classification "Junmai" comprises just 15% of all the Sake produced in the world. TYKU Junmai Sake is the core Spirit in the TYKU range of premium Sakes. The ingredients include specialty Akebono Sake rice, ultra-pure water, koji, and yeast at the Umenoyado Brewery in Nara, Japan. This multi-award-winner is delivered at 15% ABV with absolutely no additives of any kind.


Smartass Corner: 
Premium Sake is made from polished rice — wearing away the outer layers to reach more of the sweeter starches in the inside. Sake made from rice that has been polished to remove 30% or more of the outer grain is called "Junmai."
  • Category
    Spirit
  • Style
    Japanese Sake
  • Region
    New York
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    15%
  • Distillery
    TYKU Sake & Spirits
  • Age
    NAS

Flavor Spiral™

About The Flavor Spiral

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pear
slightly sweet
earthy
grain
smoky
fruit
floral
mineral
spicy
What does TYKU Junmai Sake taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in TYKU Junmai Sake and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Clear Metallic

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is loamy and lush with soft notes pear and earth.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile is full-bodied and builds upon the aroma with a light sweetness.

Finish
The finish is clean and fresh.

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Ratings & Reviews
Chris
Chris,
It was missing a richness I expect in Sake in fact it was to me almost watered down. There was a pear and tea hints but something was missing.
 
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