IMO KURO KIRISHIMA
Kuro Kirishima Japanese shochu is the standard bearer shochu from the power house distillery Kirishima Shuzo. During this past decade's shochu boom in Japan, Kirishima Shuzo has had 8 years of double digit growth and has recently finished their 4th distillery. Located in Miyazaki prefecture, they are located in the heart of shochu country. They pride themselves on their unique water source and their superior sweet potatoes.
With an excellent taste, brought on by black malted rice, this potato shochu has a thick sweetness followed by a clear cut aftertaste.