• Big Baby

    Brewers Style Craft Sake (Nigori 濁り酒)

    Brewer’s style sake is cloudy and unfiltered (nigori) meaning there are still rice particles and active ingredients suspended in the sake. This sake has young, vibrant, and bold flavor that is alcohol forward with notes of banana, coming in at...

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    Big Baby

    Brewers Style Craft Sake (Nigori 濁り酒)

    Brewer’s style sake is cloudy and unfiltered (nigori) meaning there are still rice particles and active ingredients suspended in the sake. This sake has young, vibrant, and bold flavor that is alcohol forward with notes of banana, coming in at...

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  • Real Magic

    Single Milled Craft Sake (Junmai 純米酒)

    Clear, mellow, and smooth, this is our flagship brew.You'll taste delicious notes of pear, crisp apple, and a long umami finish. This great American craft sake is made from single milled rice similar to a traditional Japanese junmai grade. One...

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    Real Magic

    Single Milled Craft Sake (Junmai 純米酒)

    Clear, mellow, and smooth, this is our flagship brew.You'll taste delicious notes of pear, crisp apple, and a long umami finish. This great American craft sake is made from single milled rice similar to a traditional Japanese junmai grade. One...

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  • Quiet Giant

    Single Milled Dry (Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒)

    Quiet Giant is our dry sake, with a long finish and delicious notes of melon and umami. We let this single milled sake ferment slow & cold, allowing the sugars to completely render.Quiet Giant is our dry sake, with a...

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    Quiet Giant

    Single Milled Dry (Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒)

    Quiet Giant is our dry sake, with a long finish and delicious notes of melon and umami. We let this single milled sake ferment slow & cold, allowing the sugars to completely render.Quiet Giant is our dry sake, with a...

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Pour me one and then pour me another

“That first glass of truly great sake changed my perspective on the whole thing. The aroma, the taste, the depth and complexity. It was a wake up call to my palate. The more I learned the deeper I wanted to go. Open yourself up to this incredible craft.”
-Andrew Centofante, Head Brewer (Toji 杜氏)

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Sake

There is so much to explore around the magical beverage called sake. See what you have been missing.

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Rice is Life. Brewing sake has been nothing short of a love affair

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What is happening at NAS

KYODO NEWS: Craft sake takes experimental turn in U.S. as popularity grows

By Ko Hirano, KYODO NEWS - Jan 26, 2019 - 09:41 With growing demand for sake in the United States, evidenced by a near doubling of Japan's sake exports to the country...
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VIRGINIA LIVING: Virginia Gets Its First Sake Brewery

And a lesson in Japanese alcohol. Room temperature, in a shot glass, at a sushi bar. That’s the way most Americans have experienced sake, a Japanese alcohol made from fermented...
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SAVOR VIRGINIA: Virginia’s First Sake Brewery Opens in Charlottesville

Virginia pioneered much of North America’s wine and beer industry, and now, thanks to the unique craftmanship of Andrew Centofante and Jeremy Goldstein, the Commonwealth is a national leader in...
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Located south of downtown Charlottesville in the IX ART Park near Three Notch'd Brewery and Brazos Tacos.

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