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

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
獺祭 純米大吟醸50酒
Rice polishing ratio: 50%
デイリー純米大吟醸だけど決して価格に品質が妥協していません。


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Clear pour, no head. Smooth aroma and flavor. Lightly sweet, lightly fruity. Creamy. Is that cheese? Nice drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2084) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF shindig, 2011. First Sake rate. Sweet pineapple nose. Sweet, juicy fruit flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13559) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2011
Chris pre Gbbf shindig 2011. Clear very pale gold. Juniper aroma. Wow that is amazing. Smooth. Just really good juniper herb. Smooth

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2011
bottle at chriss ... clear ... barest hint yellow ... soft sweet earthy rice nose ... sweet floral fruit ... hint of pineapple ... some alcohol ... creamy ... light rice ...

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2011
A Mes rate. At Chris O’s pre GBBF.
superb nose. Some booziness showing through but the fruity almost juniper character is lovely. Slightly floral in the mouth. Excellent fruity finish. Really tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Slightly tainted clear pour. Cantelope in the nose with a little ricey kick around the edges, flavors again of sweet melon and ricey alcohol...alcoholic, sweet, but with a melony booziness to it that brings it to refinement. Not too shabby really.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brentfeesh (1207) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2010 Nicely sweet, grain, and floral aroma. Off clear, slight yellow. Flavor is fruit with Passion fruit/Asian pair and other creamy tropical fruit, cotton candy hints, alcohol and honey. Slightly wet. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2010
bottle shared by Kyotolefty - arouma is menthol and anise. light, boozey with a touch of earthy must.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2010
Bottle at the Grand Tasting during RBSG courtesy of KyotoLefty. Pours a water clear color. Sweet juicy fruit aromas, and isopropyl. Sweet and lightly boozy, slowly warms into a rather big booze note, but falls away quickly. Soft spice on the finish. Smooth in spite of the booze spikes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3209) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Shared (likely by kyotolefty) at the RBSG grand tasting. Pours clear and looks a bit like water. The aroma is complex and interesting with some pear and black licorice along with a nice booziness. The flavor is spicy and fruity with some rice and a good warming booziness.


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