Hana Makgeolli 'Takju 16' Unfiltered Rice Wine, Brooklyn

Hana Makgeolli 'Takju 16' Unfiltered Rice Wine, Brooklyn

Item Number: 15627

UPC: None

Country: USA
Region: New York
Sub Region: Brooklyn
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): Organic Medium Grain White Rice / Organic Sweet White Rice / Nuruk / Filtered NY Water
Type: Rice Wine - Makgeolli, Takju, Cheongju
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Crown Cap
Alc by Vol(%): 16
Viticulture: Practicing Organic

The Takju 16 is Hana Makgeolli's signature product and the ideal introduction to authentic Korean makgeolli.

Inspired by Alice Jun's own family home-brew recipes, the Takju 16 is coarsely filtered, dry, and undiluted with an alcohol by volume at 16%. This rice wine undergoes low temperature pasteurization to maintain the full spectrum of flavors from a wild fermented brew. It starts with the extremely floral almost melon-like character of fermented rice, followed by the brightness of the wild yeast that is perfectly balanced with the creaminess of the naturally occurring lactic acid and rice sediment.

The Takju 16 is a samyangju (3 stage fermented alcohol) made exclusively with organic medium grain white rice, organic sweet (glutinous) white rice, nuruk (traditional Korean wild fermentation starter), and filtered NY water. It is fermented to dryness over 4 weeks and is bottle conditioned to achieve fine bubbles that elevate the intricate flavors of the wine. Best served cold. Shake gently before serving.