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Gekkeikan (Laurel Crown) Traditional Light Sake

Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   ABV: -
Enjoy the same mellow flavor of our traditional sake with slightly less alcohol. Serve warmed, room temperature or chilled.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 11, 2013
pours a very light water .. . some light melon rind and rice and water .. . alcohol burn is mild but apparent, and water .. . sake is made with water .. . quite a nice, yet simple sake .. . . . water.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - DEC 23, 2008
served hot. This is my first saki rating, so I cant say much more than that it was light and mostly boozy, but inoffensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - JAN 26, 2006
I’m assuming this is the on i had, the picture matches the botle. an okay sake not too bad a could sense a nutty aroma to it it was rather mild. some alcohol and rice on the flavor It was rather sweet. wouldn’t cal this dry in anyway. not a bad sake bu no to great it tasted better cold. when it got to room temp it taste almost dirty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2005
Room Temperature: Sweet vodka in aroma along with some nutty hints. Dry alcohol with hints of lemon and rice. A bit other fruits too. Warmed up (approx 40 C): Sweet Vodka aroma. Dry alcohol with hints of fruit and rice in flavour. Alcohol is more present than at room temperature. On The Rocks: Vodka aroma. Very dry stinging alcohol in flavour. Boring. My first sake.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Almond nutty nose. Thin and sweet. Little lemony on top of tongue. Dry on the sidesof mouth and down the back. Unpleasent aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2005
Maybe I’m just not knowledgeable enough whre sake is concerned ... or maybe I just haven’t had the good stuff. Had Gekkeikan last night, served warm. I nursed it and it seems the first few sips were pretty good, all ricey and what-not. But by the end of the cup, it was tasting more and more like pure alcohol. I poured the last little bit out. Won’t be buying it again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DerBiermeister (586) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 15, 2004
This tastes too much like alcohol. It seems to me cheap and unworthy of my time and money. It is nice to your throat all warm going down though, especially if you’re sick or getting sick.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2004
Clear...mild nutty aroma (very mild)...mildly sweet with a dry mild alcohol finish...good I guess...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (4065) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2004
Nutty hazlenut, almond aroma, nice effervescence. Dry. Not especially viscuous. A bit of burn but the lower alcohol seems apparent. Clear water color. I know this is supposed to be cheap sake but I find these things rather enjoyable.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2004
Looks like water with a twinge of green to it. Nose is like cheap vodka. The taste up front is not good-it is almost all alcohol. The back end is a diffrent story-apple/pear with some sweet alcohol flavor. Interesting. This isn’t bad, but I wouldn’t drink it on a regular basis.

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