Premium Hon Mirin Mukashi Ikomi 500ml
This Hon Mirin Mukashi Ikomi is matured for two years and comes from Aichi Prefecture, the home of Hon Mirin production. This premium Hon Mirin is made according to traditional craftsmanship: the only glutinous rice, koji and rice shochu are used. Mukashi Ikomi Hon Mirin is a high-quality Japanese sweet liqueur and one of the most important seasonings in Japanese cuisine, where it is used in many ways such as sauces, marinades, broths, the most famous example is probably teriyaki sauce. Only a very few high-quality mirins are produced in Japan in drinking quality, and this is your chance to try here it pure!
The producer of Hon Mirin Mukashi Ikomi is Kankyo Shuzo, based in the city of Kanie in Aichi Prefecture. Aichi is considered as the home of mirin production with a 400-year-old tradition. This mirin is very soft and elegant in taste, it's elegant natural sweetness comes with little acidity and a good portion of umami, and it is perfect for drinking pure. The texture is creamy and the body full with an interesting complexity. This is Premium Hon Mirin is made exclusively from natural ingredients and matured for at least 40 to 60 days. During this time, the enzymes in the rice koji break down the starch and protein of the glutinous rice to produce various sugars, amino acids and aroma components. The alcohol in the shochu interrupts further fermentation, similar to the production of port wine. Therefore, mirin has an elegant sweetness without any added sugar and can be drunk wonderfully as a liqueur or like a sweet wine.
Mukashi Ikomi Hon Mirin works as an ingredient in cocktails, as much as a seasoning or as an exciting component for culinary experiences.
- Caramel notes can be tasted as well as light chocolate aromas
- Distribution only to adult persons age 18+
- Size: 500ml
- Alcohol content: 14%
- Origin: Aichi, Japan
- Apperitif / dessert wine