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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
Gekkeikan Sake (USA) brews its newest premium Sake, Haiku Premium Select, using Japonica variety California rice, specially patented yeast developed in Kyoto by Gekkeikan Japan, and high quality water from the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Haiku’s innovative fermentation process proceeds at low temperatures for extended periods. The result is a delicate, slightly dry sake with a light aroma reminiscent of orchard apples. Haiku can be enjoyed by itself or with fish, poultry and vegetarian dishes. It also compliments a wide variety of ingredients, such as those found in fusion cuisine. Enjoy Haiku chilled or over ice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Judes (29) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Looks like vodka and goes down smooth. Good for taking shots, I would drink this again. Quite easy to put away a whole bottle with another person.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (5794) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 29, 2009
This bottled sake from a restaurant in the Detroit Airport poured no head and a clear slightly yellow hued body. It was uncarbonated. The aroma had very little vinous notes in it. Atypical of most sakes. The thin flat mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a mellow vinous alcohol aftertaste. The semi-sweet flavor was dry and mildly vinous. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 23, 2009
Botella. Clear lightly pale yellowish colour. Sweet pleasant rice aroma. Good soft mouthfeel. The flavour is smooth with sweet rice with some alcohol. Soft rice bit alco finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2009
This sake is slightly sweet and smooth perfectly paired from the bottle with sushi. Its aroma is sweet and clear almost champagne in appearance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2009
37.5 cL bottle, courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours almost pale and clear yellow with a no head. dry cider wooden aroma. Sweet wooden mouldy and ligth fruity flavoured with a mild wooden dryness and bitterness. Quite smooth and nice fruity lasting finish, subdued alcohol presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (2079) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Mild oaky aroma. Clear color. Light alcohol wood flavor with a slightly sweet finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2011
3oz pour. Flight @ Sushi Pink. poured clear with some decent legs. flavor i think was plum. nose seemed to be honey and plum with a light body. I guess i dont know jack about sake.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8108) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2011
So me and Judy went to Barnes and Noble, bought a book about spices and then jetted over to the fancy HEB- i picked up a 12pk and a 750 of this .. . pours a clear water .. rice, coconut, light alcohol, and light flowers .. . medium presence in the mouth, has a touch in the throat ,.. pretty rough but enjoyable, hell- judes really liked this and it was her first sake... . Your name is Blanket. Right. Well, Blanket, I’m Howdy Doody, and these are my friends Timsy, Winky, and Nod. Unfortunately, we have to be off to the Land of Booger Trees, so we’ll be leaving now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2006
375 ml bottle. Clear and still appearance. Floral, fruity, and herbal aroma. Fruity esters, lightly herbal flavours with an alcohol finish. Smooth, medium bodied, light burn. Decent but simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2006
some really nice pineapple notes in this sake. Reallly crisp and dry. Smooth and balanced sweetness to it.

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