ShochuJapanese Distilled Beverage
Shochu (焼酎) is a Japanese distilled spirit which can be made from ingredients such as sweet potatoes, rice, barley and many others. The beverage is made of rice, barley and many others. The beverage has earned the appellation “KOKUSHU: National Alcoholic Spirits” because it embodies the essence of Japan. Honkaku Shochu is produced in a “single distillation still” from the moromi broth made in sake production.
Matsuyuki 3 years old Mugi
Shochu made of Barley aged in oak barrels
3 Years Old Mugi shochu is a distilled Japanese liquor made of barley that has been aged and casked for 3 years, giving it an enhanced flavour and fragrant aroma. Its full-bodied taste is comparable to whisky. The aging process results in a beautiful golden tinge, which makes for a pleasing treat when presented in wine glass.
Shochu made of Barley
Matsuyuki Mugi shochu is a distilled Japanese liquor made of barley. It is mild and easy to drink with a fresh aroma, vibrant taste and a soft hint of caramel aftertaste. It makes for a great accompaniment when paired with fried and oily dishes.
Shochu made of Rice
Matsuyuki Kome shochu is a distilled Japanese liquor made of short grain Japanese rice. Its flavor is simple and elegant with a sweet aftertaste.
It makes for a versatile accompaniment when paired with not only Japanese food, but also international cuisines such as Thai, Chinese, Italian and many others.
Shochu made of sugar cane
Matsuyuki Satokibi shochu is a distilled Japanese liquor made of sugar cane. It has a light and sweet aroma, as well as mild and sweet taste. It goes along well with spicy food. The mild profile makes it a popular choice as a mixer for shochu cocktail drinks.