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Hakutsuru (White Crane) Sayuri Nigori Sake

Brewed by Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co.
Style: Saké - Nigori
Nada, HYOGO Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko


on tap

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
SAYURI means "a little lily", which reminds us of the delicate image of Japanese culture. In actuality, the word "yuri", or "lily", has the meaning in floral terms of "chastity" and "innocence", and "SAYURI" is also used as a name for Japanese girls and women. We created SAYURI as an embodied gracefulness of Japan. Using only selected rice and rice koji, this is pure Nigori sake brewed up carefully with the natural water of Rokko.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (4359) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 3, 2016
UPDATED: APR 23, 2016 (Bouteille): Un liquide magnifique, divinement laiteux et raisonnablement homogène qui hurle son onctuosité. Le nez est hyper frais, noisettes, angles bananesques et riz collant qui se retrouve également en bouche. On est dans l’élégance, la texture fondante et une discretion exemplaire de l’éthanol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13622) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle from Bine & Vine. Pours rather translucent water/perry color. Aroma is floral and rice. Smooth, smooth medium body. Flavor is clean without a trace of fusil oil. Call it rice with floral aspects. This may be the most delightful sake I can recall. I’ll recap the rest and frig it for the next time Chinese takeaway enters the house.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6919) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2016
Verre de dégustation chez Kyo Bar Japonais (Montréal, QC) au coût de 6,30$. Arôme: Odeur de riz avec une pointe de vanille et de banane. Apparence: La couleur est blanche laiteuse. Saveur: Goût de riz avec une très légère pointe de banane et de melon miel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. (Rating #6769)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
papat444 (24) - Mercier, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2016
My first sake, quite interesting. Has a nice creamy feel to it and the alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2161) - , Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2015
(bottle) cloudy, milky white colour with no head; strong aroma of rice, alcohol; creamy palate; balanced flavour, no finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1035) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2015
My first sake rating, so take this review with a grain of salt. Aroma is booze, floral, steamed rice, somewhat fruity. Appearance is milky white, a slight pink hue, a bit of sediment hanging onto the side. Taste is rice, milk, fruit, a bit of booze, reminds me of standard grape wine. pretty unpleasant. Mouthfeel is creamy but light, lots of booze. Overall, hey it’s sake. Not a huge fan, but kampai! anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (9632) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours milky white. Aroma of light vanilla, coconut, light milky, rice pudding. Flavour is light moderate sweet with a nice rice pudding, light nutty and light alcohol palate. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (7052) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
pours very cloudy milky with a lot of tiny particles, some lacing. vanilla-flavored rice pudding, sweet powdery candies, booze, flowery and floury, woodsy notes - almost astringent - coconut milk with its nut, lot of minerals - chalk, faint bananas. light carbonation, medium body - oily and almost syrupy; sweet but never cloying; and warming lightly peppery astringent finish. nice relatively complex sweetish offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4303) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2015
From a bottle. Pours opaque milky yellow. Tastes like smooth rice, very mild alcohol, light banana. Smells like smooth rice alcohol, light banana.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours opaque milky white. Aroma is soft banana, sweet rice and citrus. Flavor is sweet rice, honeydew melon notes, light banana and a dry finish. Full body and still.

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