Kurozu Vinegar with Apple

Kurozu Vinegar with Apple

Togo-Su

Origin: Japan

Size: 900 ml

$39.99

SKU: 9888

Togo-Su Kurozu Vinegar is an Aged Artisan Amber Rice Vinegar that is brewed following a tradition dating back to the Edo period 200 years ago. Recently, brewers have experimented with aging this vinegar, as well as combining different ingredients and even blending, which traditionally was not done. When the vinegar is aged, it darkens in color, softens and a subtle caramelization is present. This natural maturity is what differentiates it from traditional brown rice vinegars found throughout Japan. The addition of apples to the Kurozu process mellows the bitterness and gives the vinegar much more depth of flavor. It adds and element that is difficult to put into words, but is welcomed and wonderful. The site of tens of thousands of stoneware pots blinking in the sun along the hilly coasts lines of southern Japan is truly a site to behold. Using four ingredients, local organic brown rice, local apples, brown rice koji and mountain spring water, The Gentle Brewer combines these carefully into century old stoneware pots and allows them to naturally ferment in this open micro-climate ideal for such a revered process. Typically started in the spring or fall, when the sun is a medium temperature during the mid-day, then cool ocean breezes keep the pots company at night. This natural cycle is essential to proper fermentation and is what makes this vinegar so special. The entire process takes about 1 to 1.5 years and each pot has its own schedule and own unique color and taste. The vinegar is then aged anywhere from 3 to 5 years.

Nutrition Facts

Kurozu Vinegar with Apple by Togo-Su

Serving Size 28g Total Servings 30

Amount Per Serving

Calories 0

Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0gg

Saturated Fat 0gg

Trans Fat 0gg

Cholestrol 0mgmg

Sodium 3mgmg

Total Carbohydrates 0gg

Dietary Fiber 0gg

Sugars 0gg

Protein 0gg

Vitamin A

0%

Vitamin C

0%

Calcium

0%

Iron

0%

Vitamin E

0%

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