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      All about ginjo

      What is sake?

      A Japanese drink produced using fermented rice, sake comes in various styles and varieties. The origin of sake traces back to third century B.C. when the Chinese brought this drink to Japan. The four major categories of sake include Daiginjo, Ginjo, Junmai and Honjozo. Ginjo sake is the premium variety of this Japanese liquor. Polishing rice is one of the most important steps involved in making a great sake.

      The facts about ginjo sake

      A select variety of this Japanese spirt, ginjo features rice, which manufacturers polish to at least 60% prior to brewing. Special yeast and fermentation techniques give this liquor a light and fruity flavor with fragrant notes. The fruity and floral notes make it a pleasure to sip this fermented drink that has a smooth finish and is very easy to drink. It tastes best when served slightly chilled. When chilling, keep in mind that overchilling destroys the refined flavors.

      A look at junmai sake

      Junmai sake uses rice, filtered water and koji mold for a full-bodied brew with moderate acidity. Junmai gingo is a pure sake with no added alcohol, featuring a mellow aroma of honeysuckle with fresh flavors of melons like honeydew. Organic sake varieties are now popular, they use organic rice to brew fine junmai gingo sake.

      Food pairings with gingo sake

      With a clean flavor, this Japanese brew is great to sip on before or during meals to stir up your appetite. It pairs well with lightly flavored dishes that don't overpower its crisp notes. Steamed fish and milder fish dishes bring out the refreshing taste of gingo, making them good pairing options.

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