Tasting Notes and Pairing Guides

Japanese Shochu can be enjoyed very well with Italian, Japanese, French , Chinese, Western and Indian Cuisine

Samurai No Mon Limited Edition Sweet Potato (Imo) Shochu

Samurai No Mon is an annual limited release from Ookubo Shuzo, which is available only at select dealers throughout Japan. Produced by atmospheric distillation, it captures the full aroma and flavor of their high quality ingredients including their farm grown “Genji-imo” variety (considered quite special as it is regarded as the origin of all sweet potato) and the rice for the Koji, “Shiratama-mai” which was originally grown in the Edo era in Satsuma and Huga area (currently known as Kagoshima and Miyazaki).