Konishi Silver

Konishi Ginjo Hiyashibori 吟醸ひやしぼり

Introduction

A fresh, light sake with subtle hints of flowers and fruit. Serve this elegant, refreshing sake chilled in a wine glass with light dishes.

Sake cocktails

Tokyo cosmopolitan

  • 50 ml Konishi Silver
  • 30 ml cranberry juice
  • 10 ml Cointreau
  • 10 ml fresh lime juice

Put a few ice cubes in a shaker. Add the sake and other ingredients and shake vigorously. Pour the drink carefully into the glass.

In a classic martini glass. Finish with a slice of lime.

Pink geisha

 

  • 120 ml Konishi Silver
  • 30 ml fresh grapefruit juice
  • 30 ml sparkling water
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 1 tsp cane sugar

Crush the lemongrass and ginger in a mortar with the cane sugar. Add the grapefruit juice and leave to stand for five minutes so that the tastes blend well (leave for longer for a stronger taste). Pour the mixture into the glass through a fine sieve. Add the sake and the sparkling water.

In a spherical glass with a slice of grapefruit and possibly a stalk of lemongrass. Add a few ice cubes.

Food pairing

A light, fresh sake that is delightful with pure-tasting dishes such as steamed chicken, white asparagus, cucumber salad, oysters, crab and lightly grilled white fish.

Awards

小西酒造 KONISHI BREWING COMPANY LTD.

Konishi is one of the oldest sake breweries in Japan, with a family history dating back to 1550. The brewery is currently run by the 15th generation.

The own label sake, Shirayuki (‘white snow’), is based on this family tradition and age-old brewing techniques. Konishi also markets a range of innovative, premium sake under its own name.

In 1988, Konishi began importing Belgian special beers to Japan, including the Gouden Carolus range. The personal relationship between the two family breweries along with their belief in the excellent quality of each other’s products has resulted in further cooperation: the distribution of quality Japanese sake. Kanpai!