Watanabe Distillery

Natsu no Mannen, Sweet Potato Shochu

Natsu no Mannen, Sweet Potato Shochu

Sweet Potato Shochu Natsu no Mannen Watanabe Distillery

Distillery: Watanabe Shuzo • Prefecture: Miyazaki • Mash Bill: 83% Daichi no Yume sweet potatoes, 17% Black Koji rice (Miyazaki grown Natsu no Emi) • Yeast: Native yeast, spontaneous fermentation • Still: Hybrid • Distillation: Jo-atsu (atmospheric) • Aging: 3-6 months in ceramic lined steel horo tanks • ABV: 20%

  • A lower ABV shochu specifically made for the hot summer months. Enjoy well chilled over ice or with a splash of soda water. 
  • Floral aromas of lavender and honeysuckle, lightly sweet tropical flavors with a slight touch of caramel.
  • All sweet potatoes are carefully cultivated by the Watanabe brothers on their family farm and see only a quick cleaning after harvest to leave as much flavor of the soil as possible.
  • Fermented and distilled by hand using traditional equipment



Spirit Type:
Shochu / Soju
Spirit Sub Type:
Imo (Sweet Potato)

Sizes Available

Alternate JP-XWT-10-NVA 12/720ml