Asahara Shuzo

Asahara Shuzo is a family brewery located in Saitama Prefecture, in the middle of the hilly region, right above the Chichibu mountains. This green area, called Okumusashi, is known for the cultivation of fruit trees, including plum and Yuzu. Founded in the late 19th century, Asahara brewery is run by a young Toji, in his thirties, a very dynamic person. Asahara is currently experiencing a great success thanks to its creativity, and to the wide variety of its products: sakes, Plum and Yuzu liquors, and also rice beers.


Portrait of the young toji the sake factory Asahara Shuzo   View of the factory sake Asahara Shuzo from outside   In the sake factory of Asahara Shuzo, rice is being steam

Asahara Shuzo is a family brewery located in Saitama Prefecture, in the middle of the hilly region, right above the Chichibu mountains. This green area, called Okumusashi, is known for the cultivation of fruit trees, including plum and Yuzu. Founded in the late 19th century, Asahara brewery is run by a young Toji, in his thirties, a very dynamic person. Asahara is currently experiencing a great success thanks to its creativity, and to the wide variety of its products: sakes, Plum and Yuzu liquors, and also rice beers.



Portrait of the young toji the sake factory Asahara Shuzo   View of the factory sake Asahara Shuzo from outside   In the sake factory of Asahara Shuzo, rice is being steam

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<p style="text-align: justify;">A beautiful nose, with notes of tropical fruits, pineapple, lychee. It keeps a lively mineral structure with freshness on the palate and a smooth background. Staying on a fruit feeling, it ends on a bitter touch, clear and pleasant.<br /><br /><strong>A fruity sake, rich in umami<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">琵琶のさざ浪 無濾過純米 伝統ラベル 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 14.5% vol.</span></p>

27,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">A beautiful nose, with notes of tropical fruits, pineapple, lychee. It keeps a lively mineral structure with freshness on the palate and a smooth background. Staying on a fruit feeling, it ends on a bitter touch, clear and pleasant.<br /><br /><strong>A fruity sake, rich in umami<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">琵琶のさざ浪 無濾過純米 伝統ラベル 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15% vol.</span></p>

27,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Founded in the late 19th century, the brewery Asahara Shuzo is runned by two young Tojis, which is relatively rare.They are experiencing a great success thanks to the inventiveness and variety of products. We propose to taste two sakes from this brewery.<br /><br /><strong>2 SAKES 72cl - ASAHARA SHUZO</strong> <br />Musashino Junmaï - Musashino Junmaï Ginjo</p>

68,00 €
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<p>A set consisting in a bottle of Japanese sake Musashino Daïginjo from Asahara Shuzo brewery, and a porcelain Kihara Gen sake set. <strong>Serve sake in the best of ways with this elegant composition. An ideal gift!</strong> <br /><br /><strong>1 BOTTLE 72cl - 1 CARAFE - 2 SAKE BOWLS</strong> <br />Musashino Daïginjo - Kihara Gen</p>

98,00 €

<p><strong>Educational and delicious composition</strong>! One bottle of Fukucho Junmai sake from Imada Shuzo brewery and Nicolas Baumert's wonderful book about Japanese sake. To discover or offer sake lovers who want to know more. <br /><br /><strong>1 BOTTLE 72cl - 1 BOOK </strong><br />Fukucho Junmaï - Book Nicolas Baumert, Sake, une exception japonaise (in French)</p>

47,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">A very delicate nose and extremely subtile, a typical Ginjo. Discrete and refreshing aromas of fruits with white flesh such as melons, peaches. Clean and suave in your mouth with notes of white flowers. The persisting aromas are peaches and melons that are slightly acidic. Finishing off very discretely full of freshness. <br /><br /><strong>Delicate, subtle, refreshing</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">恋鯉 純米吟醸 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 14.5% vol.</span></p>

39,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">A very delicate nose and extremely subtile, a typical Ginjo. Discrete and refreshing aromas of fruits with white flesh such as melons, peaches. Clean and suave in your mouth with notes of white flowers. The persisting aromas are peaches and melons that are slightly acidic. Finishing off very discretely full of freshness. <br /><br /><strong>Delicate, subtle, refreshing</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">恋鯉 純米吟醸 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">30cl - alc. 14.5% vol.</span></p>

17,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">In the Musashino sake series of Asahara Shuzo, this Daïginjo Black is a great success. It is produced on a classic basis for a Daiginjo, with a Yamadanishiki rice polished at up to 40%. But the use of yeast n ° 1801 provides to this sake a peculiar dimension, lively, fruity, so refreshing ! <br /><br /><strong>Super vivid for a very pleasant feeling of freshness. </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">武蔵野ブラック 純米大吟醸原酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 16% Vol.</span></p>

52,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Musashino sake is Asahara's high-end series. The rice used is polished at 60% by the method of "Hempesemaï" (oval polishing). The yeasts are created at the brewery. They give to the sake a beautiful floral nose. <br /><br /><strong>A hempesemaï polished rice for a rich and floral sake.  </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">武蔵野純米 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15% vol. </span></p>

27,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Musashino sake is made by the Asahara Shuzo brewery from 50% polished rice, using the Hempesemaï method (oval polishing). Yeasts are developed at the brewery and selected for their ability to give a very floral nose. <br /><br /><strong>An oval polished rice for this high-end sake from Asahara Shuzo. </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">武蔵野純米吟醸 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15% vol.</span></p>

31,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Yet there is much alcohol in the liquor! With this low filtration, this liqueur keeps all the characteristics of the fruit and it really feels like biting into a fresh apricot.<br /><br /><strong>Gourmand, jammy, it evokes the flavours of fruit nectar</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">にごり杏子酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">50cl . alc. 12.5% vol.</span></p>

31,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Very interesting because totally different citrus that we know in the West, Nigori Mikanshu. It also reveals notes of corn, and mostly beautiful feeling of mangoes and passion fruit.<br /><br /><strong>Marked by flavours of oranges, mandarines and clementines<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">にごり蜜柑酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">50cl - alc. 12.5% vol.</span></p>

31,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">She is lively and tangy, sweet, but remarkably balanced by the natural acidity of the fruit that is found thanks to the low filtration. It is marked by almond, especially the nose, and plum.<br /><br /><strong>A rich Umeshu thanks to a kight filtration</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">にごり梅酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">50cl . alc. 12.5% vol.</span></p>

31,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">With a lovely acidity and liveliness, this unfiltered Yuzu liquor has become over time a real bestseller. Very surprising as can be all liquors from Asahara Shuzo, it has the peculiarity to let the fresh and Clean palate, despite an amazing aromatic persistence.<br /><br /><strong>Marked by the flavours of citrus fruits<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">にごり柚子酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">50cl - alc 12.5% vol.</span></p>

31,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Ryorishu sake was specially developed for cooking by Asahara Shuzo Brewery. In general, cooking sakes are industrial products, rather dry, and with little alcohol content. Ryorishu is produced on the same technical basis as the high-end sake of the brewery. <br /><br /><strong>Very concentrated in amino acids and therefore a powerful umami! </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">すてきな料理酒 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 15% Vol.</span></p>

18,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sayori (garfish) is a Nakadori Junmai the equivalent of drop of juice (naka=medium ; dori=take). We only take the liquide that breaks away after the first juices come out before it is squeezed. It is a sake that is characterised by its mineral nature. You notice straight away by your sense of smell.<br /><br /><strong>Tense, mineral, sharp. Ideal to go all along the meal.</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">魚織 中取り純米 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 14.5% Vol.</span></p>

38,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sayori (garfish) is a Nakadori Junmai the equivalent of drop of juice (naka=medium ; dori=take). We only take the liquide that breaks away after the first juices come out before it is squeezed. It is a sake that is characterised by its mineral nature. You notice straight away by your sense of smell.<br /><br /><strong>Tense, mineral, sharp. Ideal to go all along the meal.</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">魚織 中取り純米 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">30cl - Alc. 14.5% Vol.</span></p>

16,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">A selection of green tea sencha with Ryokucha Umeshu plum liqueur flavored with green tea from the Nakano BC distillery in Nara, and Jasper Kaorisencha green tea from the Jugetsudo house. If you like green tea, you'll be thrilled!<br /><br /><strong>2 RFERENCES<br /><br /></strong><a href="https://www.midorinoshima.com/en/116-liqueur-japonaise-prune-ryokucha-umeshu.html" target="_blank">Ryokucha Umeshu 70cl</a> - <a href="https://www.midorinoshima.com/en/249-jasmin-kaorisencha.html" target="_blank">Jasmin Kaorisencha green tea</a></p>

50,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Japanese sake Koï Koï in 30cl format accompanied by a nice service consisting of a carafe (tokuri) and two sake bowls (the chokos). A small set at once cute and elegant to please his entourage.<br /><br /><strong>1 bottle of Koï Koi 30cl sake - 1 carafe - 2 sake bowls</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">恋鯉 純米吟醸 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">30 cl - Alc. 14,5% Vol.</span></p>

63,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sayori Japanese sake in 30cl format accompanied by a nice service consisting of a carafe (tokuri) and two sake bowls (the chokos). A small set at once cute and elegant to please his entourage.<br /><br /><strong>1 bottle of Sayori 30cl sake - 1 decanter - 2 sake bowls</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">魚織 中取り純米 無濾過 麻原酒造(埼玉県)<br />30 cl - Alc. 14,5% Vol.</span></p>

33,00 €

<p style="text-align: justify;">Yuzu is a rare and very popular citrus fruit in Japan whose coast continues to climb in our western countries. Its scent is powerful and refreshing, and we suggest you discover it beautifully in this composition, an association between a liquor and a tea. <br /><br /><strong>2 RFERENCES<br /><br /></strong><a href="https://www.midorinoshima.com/en/113-liqueur-japonaise-yuzu-nigori-yuzushu.html" target="_blank">Nigori Yuzushu 50cl</a> - <a href="https://www.midorinoshima.com/en/169-japanese-tea-yuzu-sencha.html" target="_blank">Green tea yuzu sencha</a></p>

47,00 €
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