Honjozo

The kanji for Honjozo sake is 本醸造酒.

Honjozo sake is brewed with rice, yeast, water and alcohol. To be classified as a Honjozo sake, the polishing ratio must be 70% or less, and a small amount of alcohol is added in the brewing process (< 10%)

Honjozo sake usually have a dry and smooth taste - they tend to be lighter and have more fragrance than a Junmai sake! It is recommended to serve Honjozo sake at room temperature or slightly warm~