Marukura Barley Miso is a long time favorite for many people. Its deep, rich, and versatile quality make it an incredibly delicious and coveted miso. The Okada family prepare all of their own koji in small batches and thus Marukura misos are very smooth and incredibly tasty. Mr. Okada combines the finest ingredients, and long natural aging. The miso is never hurried; it is harvested at its peak of flavor and goodness. Ideal for soups, stews, sauces, or vegetarian patés. Aged about 20 Months.