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Dangerous sake?

Once in a while, you may see a sake bottle with bright red letters warning “Kiken-na sake”.
Kiken-na sake, Dangerous sake

At the last Ichibe monthly kikizake-kai featuring Chiyomusubi, we learned how dangerous sake can be tamed when the proper precautions are taken.

Kiken-na Sake, Dangerous Sake

The restaurant did not do this for a show, they rested this sake for a few hours, opened the top very, very, very slowly. Finally, the crowd could not wait any longer and the restaurant went for the plan b with buckets for emergency procedure.

This explosively genki sake is Chiyomusubi Goriki Ōnigori. Not just nigori, but very, very nigori from last winter, filtered through cotton, then stored at -4℃ all through the summer. Very lively and good both cold or kan.

Kiken-na Sake, Dangerous Sake

If you are wondering how dangerous sake can be, let this picture be a sign…

ted coverd with doburoku


4 Responses to “Dangerous sake?”

  1. Love it! Looks like it’s a bit messy but a lot of fun (unless you were the one that had to clean up the kitchen in that last shot) 😉

    Posted by Shane | November 13, 2008, 8:20 pm
  2. Oh my god, that’s so funny. Poor Ted! It happened to us once with a nigori taruzake from Momokawa (I think), but it wasn’t quite as personal – the spray just blasted the wall.

    Posted by melinda | November 16, 2008, 4:27 pm
  3. Hi Shane,
    Actually, I do think I cleaned the kitchen afterward. He says otherwise, as you imagine!
    Hi Melinda,
    Watch out for those nigori sake, right? I think that bottle Ted is holding is Odayaka doburoku or nigori, whatever they called it.

    Posted by et-chan | November 18, 2008, 8:57 pm


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