Sake (General) Terms




旨味, 旨み, うま味, うまみ

good flavor (flavour), good taste, deliciousness, umami (fifth category of taste, corresponding to the flavour of glutamates), skill, profit

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特別, とくべつ

special

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杜氏, とうじ, とじ

chief brewer at a sake brewery (after name of sake's alleged inventor)

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樽酒, たるざけ, そんしゅ

sake that has been kept in a wooden cask, cask sake, barreled sake

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酒造, しゅぞう

sake brewing

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新酒, しんしゅ

new brew of sake

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渋味, しぶみ

good taste, astringency, refinement

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清酒, せいしゅ

refined sake

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精米歩合, せいまいぶあい

ratio indicating the quantity of polished rice gained from a given quantity of brown rice (nowadays usually expressed as a percent)

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酒蔵, 酒倉, さかぐら

sake brewery, wine cellar, bar, bar-room

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生, なま

raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, unedited, unprocessed, crude, unprotected (i.e. not wearing a condom), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-

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酛, もと

yeast mash

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諸味, 醪, もろみ

main fermenting mash (in production of sake or soy sauce), unrefined sake or soy sauce, unrefined, rough

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蔵人, 藏人, くろうど, くらんど, くらびと

keeper of imperial archives, worker at a sake brewery

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蔵元, くらもと

sake brewer, warehouse overseer

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古酒, こしゅ, ふるざけ

well-cured sake, last year's sake, old sake

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麹菌, こうじきん

yeast plant, yeast cell

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麹, 糀, こうじ

mould grown on rice, etc. as a starter to make sake (mold)

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酵母, こうぼ

yeast, leaven

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利き酒, 聞き酒, ききざけ

wine or sake tasting

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