Brewed by Asahi-Shuzo (Yamaguchi) Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Style: Saké - Daiginjo
Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko


on tap

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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獺祭 純米大吟醸50酒
Rice polishing ratio: 50%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5924) - Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Sampled at RBSG ’10 thanks to kyotolefty. Pours clear like water. Nose is sweet fruity, anise, florals with some alcohol. Flavors are same; sweet, fruity, anise and spikes of alcohol. This was much different than any other sake I had ever tried.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11612) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Pours clear with no head and some nice legs. Smells very sweet, fruity, and tropical. Pineapple, coconut, white grape, and rice. Flavor has an interesting anise flavor to go along with the fruit. A little bit boozy, but still drinkable. Not quite as much on the tropical note, but there is a hint of coconut and pineapple to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2012
18 cl bottle. Pours clear with no head. Aroma is smooth fruity, light wineous. Smooth, fruity and lingering mellow. Smooth fruity and lingering into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2011
From bottle at Sakebar, Paris. Transparant. Dry and herbal, a slight hint of coconut. Subtle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1421) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2011
Bottle at Kamei Royale in Vancouver. Pours clear. Aroma is sweet fruits. Taste is also sweet and fruity with hints of floral herbs. Very smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17618) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2011
Bottle @ chriso. Pours a clear water color with no head. Has a sweetish yeasty spicy rice aroma. Sweetish grainy spicy weak yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish spicy grainy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle at Chris O’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Looks almost like water. Tart perfumy aroma with raspberry. Slightly sweet and tart flavor with raspberry, honey and starch. Oily warming mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2011

Bottle 180ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011.

Cristal clear water colour with no head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy rice, pineapple, light earthy rice. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, fruity, rice, smooth, coconut. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20110730]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled@The Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Water colour, no head. Aroma is liquorice, fruits, some earth and mild sweetness. Flavour is liquorice, fruits, alcohol and some mild strange sweetness. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7449) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours clear. The nose is sweet plum, nail varnish remover and floral. The taste is brioche, pineapple, plum, light saltiness, floral and some alcohol warmth. Crisp and clean. Very drinkable stuff.

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