• 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 Extra Dry (Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒)

    Quiet Giant is our extra 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...

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    Quiet Giant

    Single Milled Extra Dry (Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒)

    Quiet Giant is our extra 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...

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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)

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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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NORTH AMERICAN SAKE BREWERY NOW IN TOTAL WINE STORES The Commonwealth’s First Sake Maker is one of the First American Sake Producers to Distribute to the Retailer CHARLOTTESVILLE (September 18,...
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Virginia’s first craft sake brewery is a mix of ancient tradition and good old-fashioned fun

by Matthew Korfhage VA Growler In IX Art Park, a self-consciously hip enclave in Charlottesville with a wee end farmer’s market and more wall art than a New York subway, young...
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Pouring Sake at the Embassy

By Jeremy Goldstein This past Monday night was another "first" for us. Andrew and I traveled to D.C. on an invitation from the Embassy of Japan. It was a night...
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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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