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Brewed by Gekkeikan Sake Company (Japan)
Style: Saké - Daiginjo
KYOTO Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3014) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pour clear like water. The aroma is fruity, pineapple, apple, some booze. . The flavor is sweet fruit, light fruit, light booze. The finish is sweet fruit, light booze burn. Pretty enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2009
Bottle 30 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Clear, slightly yellowish. Soft, clean yet almost fruity rice aroma. Medium body with sweetish and sophisticated fruit accents.Warming alcohol in the finish. 290509

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2350) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
A nice sake. Aromas are some red fruit and lactose. Sweet fruity and boozy flavors.. A touch of cream too. Thanks northopfrye.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1689) - Missouri, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle - clear color, usual fermented rice aroma and flavor, but more well rounded and smooth, moderate alcohol notes, slightly dry finish, pretty good for sake ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (6729) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2004
No head (still). Body is colorless. Aroma is light notes of grain, flowers, peach, apple, honey, and alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic. Light body, watery texture, flat carbonation, moderately alcoholic. I've had [cheap] sake a few times in the past, but this is my first serious attempt to review one. Figured I'd start with something reasonably serious but not terribly pricey. Seems to have slight elements of white wine, mead, and beer alike...I've had examples of each that were similar to this. This is not an exceedingly interesting or complex example, or so it seems, but it's quite pleasant and better than any sake I'd previously had. Giving an appearance score may be difficult with sakes, I expect, as a great deal are pretty much colorless...in what case would you give a 1 or 2, if it had dead insects floating in it?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14468) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2009
Bottle at Papsoe’s - Thanks !! Clear watery yellow - no head. Fish, acid, vinegar, salty, freshness, nice sharpness, light wood notes, light licorice. Lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2448) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2009
Honey dew, grain alcohol, licorice, fusel, light fruits, and flowers. Medium yet grainy finish. Just ok

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2903) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Much cleaner smell that the Gekkeikan Gold I just had. Clear color. Taste is more ephemeral, lighter alcohol and again a hint of plum flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2775) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
Sweet vanilla aroma. Clear. Sweet taste. Very smooth. Abv well masked. Nice sake.

3.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pilsnerrogge (2633) - Finspĺng, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2004
Looks like water. Smells great; candy, toffee and melon. Taste of alcohol and baking powder, maybe some rice as well. This was my first sake and if it wasn't for the aroma it could've been my last.


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