Naturally brewed. The hospitable California climate, specially selected California rice of the highest grade and pure water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains combine to create the ideal conditions for producing superior mellow taste. This most traditional style of sake is naturally smooth and well balanced. The full-bodied flavor of Sho Chiku Bai is deliciously enhanced when it is served warm. Sake Type & Character: Junmai-shu type; Medium dry (+3) (Sake meter); Full body; Mild aroma. Food Pairing: Mildly seasoned. Grilled or poached fish or meat, sushi, tempura, sukiyaki, teriyaki, all Japanese foods, and many other Asian dishes. Serving Temperature: Warm - excellent (Tip for Warming Sake: The ideal temperature is approximately 100-105 Degrees F. Warm Sake carafe in hot water in a few minutes. Never boil sake); Room temperature - excellent; Chilled - good; On the rocks & cocktail - excellent. Alcohol 15% by volume. Product of USA.