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In this sake, not more than 120 liters or raw alcohol per each metric ton of white rice and no glucose have been added during brewing process.Added alcohol cannnot exceed 25% of the total alcohol in the finished product. In the U.S. it is not legal to make Honjozo or to add alcohol to sake. Imported Honjozo is categorized into distilled spirits.
The sake character tends to lighter than Junmai.

Honjozo

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The name means "pure rice". J________ is sake composed of only rice, water, koji and sake yeast. No other ingredients or additives, such as alcohol or sugar, are added. The rice that has been polished to 70% or less of its original size is used to brew. The sake character tends to have a full-bodied and slightly acidic.

Junmai

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A special type of Junmai or Honjozo, and considered the highest achievement of the brewer's art. All the rice employed in brewing _______must be polished to at least 60% of its original size. Dai-_______ is brewed with the rice polished to at least 50%. In many _____ brewers use special yeasts in making Moto, and ferment the final mash very slowly at low temperature. This extra effort produce a sake that is lighter, clean taste and tangy flavor and an aroma.

Ginjo

3

In this sake, fresh sake is microfiltered instead of other sake is pasteurized twice, once before aging and once in the process of bottling. _______ is fruity and fresh taste with pleasant aroma.

Nama "Draft sake".

4

"Cloudy"- sake is unfilterd or roughly filterd so that some Moromi in the fermenting tank make it into the bottle. This sake is a milky white appearance.
______ is bold and sweet taste

Nigori

5

An undiluted sake. After filtration, sake has an alcohol content of around 19%. Most of sake on the market have been diluted with water until their alcohol contents falls to between 12 and 16%. _______ is full-bodied and rich taste.

Genshu

原酒

6

原酒

Genshu

7

にごり酒 /濁り酒

Nigori

8

生酒

Nama

9

吟醸酒

Ginjo

10

本醸造

Honjozo

11

純米酒

Junmai