Sugidama Podcast
Sake Focus: Junmai/Honjozo
Chapters
0:00
Greeting
3:04
What is junmai
6:54
History of adding alcohol to sake
9:16
Junmai is back
12:50
Junmai: aroma, taste & food pairing
17:27
Honjozo: aroma, taste & food pairing
19:21
Is junmai better than non-junmai?
20:52
Sake of episode
23:36
Ending
Sugidama Podcast
Sake Focus: Junmai/Honjozo
Jun 10, 2021 Season 2 Episode 20
Alex

Recently, I have spoken to one of my listeners, who praised this podcast for its wonderful content. “But you know”, he said. “Sake is a completely new thing for me and I feel a bit overwhelmed with the amount of information you put in each episode. Why don’t you make them a bit easier to digest?” And he’s absolutely right. So I decided to do a series of episodes focusing on one particular topic, I have mentioned before. And this time it's junmai/honjozo.

Don't forget, Sugidama Podcast now has a sponsor, London Sake, an excellent online sake store. London Sake has one of the widest selections of premium and craft sake available online today. They deliver across the UK and Europe, and with over 100 sake from 25 breweries, there really is something for everyone.

Using simple online tasting notes and sensible, affordable food pairings they help you find the perfect sake without any of the fuss. Listeners of the podcast can get a 10% discount Listen to the episode to get the magical code! London Sake: making sake simple.

Episode's Content:

  • What is junmai
  • History of adding alcohol to sake
  • Junmai is back
  • How to drink junmai (aroma, taste & food pairing)
  • How to drink honjozo (aroma, taste & food pairing)
  • Is junmai better than non-junmai?
  • Sake of the episode Double bill: Urakasumi Honjozo and Urakasumi Junmai

Kampai!
Sake mentioned:
Urakasumi Honjikomi Honjozo
Urakasumi Sake Brewery
London Sake

Urakasumi Misty Bay Junmai
Urakasumi Sake Brewery
London Sake

Music used:
Wirklich Wichtig (CB 27) by Checkie Brown https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Checkie_Brown_1005/hey/Wirklich_Wichtig_CB_27

Just Arround the World (Kielokaz ID 362) by KieLoKaz
 https://freemusicarchive.org/music/KieLoKaz/Free_Ganymed/Just_Arround_the_World_Kielokaz_ID_362

Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Vocal: Svetlana