Jougo Kokuto Shochu じょうご黒糖焼酎

Another good shochu to start with for shochu novices is a kokuto shochu which is made from sugar cane. It’s inherent sweetness is soft on the palate. This is from Amami Oshima south of Kagoshima. Koji: shiro (white) koji – making it a light, delicate shochu alcohol: 25% suggested drinking method: on the rocks distillation:…