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  • Big Baby

    Cloudy Style Craft Sake - Nigori 濁り酒

    Vibrant and creamy with notes of melon and subtle hint of banana. This cloudy style sake is unfiltered leaving behind tiny rice particles giving it a big texture and a bold rice flavor.

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    Big Baby

    Cloudy Style Craft Sake - Nigori 濁り酒

    Vibrant and creamy with notes of melon and subtle hint of banana. This cloudy style sake is unfiltered leaving behind tiny rice particles giving it a big texture and a bold rice flavor.

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  • Real Magic

    Junmai Craft Sake - 純米酒

    Clear, mellow, and smooth with notes of pear, crisp apple, and a long umami finish. This great American craft sake is a traditional junmai grade made only from rice milled to 70% making it well rounded, hitting all the right...

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    Real Magic

    Junmai Craft Sake - 純米酒

    Clear, mellow, and smooth with notes of pear, crisp apple, and a long umami finish. This great American craft sake is a traditional junmai grade made only from rice milled to 70% making it well rounded, hitting all the right...

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  • Quiet Giant

    Extra Dry - Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒

    We let this sake ferment long and cold, allowing it to become extra dry and boosting the alcohol content. This renders the sugar dry giving it earthy, cedar flavors while remaining extra smooth.

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    Quiet Giant

    Extra Dry - Karakuchi Genshu 辛口原酒

    We let this sake ferment long and cold, allowing it to become extra dry and boosting the alcohol content. This renders the sugar dry giving it earthy, cedar flavors while remaining extra smooth.

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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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Ambassador of Japan Tours and Tastes at North American Sake Brewery

CHARLOTTESVILLE (September 28, 2021) – The Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Koji Tomita, visited and met the staff of North American Sake Brewery (NAS) for a tour of their brewery and...
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NAS Interviewed on Sake Revolution! Podcast

Listen here: https://sakerevolution.com/?fbclid=IwAR00ZzZxPbA9hTKvEQGNHAoN4b4e-jsZ3D2J2djgVpEG8uWa4HS9ZWXB9xw Season 1. Episode 45. Another in our series of U.S. Sake Brewer interviews takes us to Virginia to talk to Andrew Centofante, Toji and Master Brewer of...
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NAS Head Brewer featured on Japan Eats! Podcast

Our toji, Andrew Centofante, was recently interviewed on the Japan Eats podcast with Akiko Katayama! Take a listen as they talked about his background, how he got into sake, and...
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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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