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Gekkeikan (Laurel Crown) Traditional Sake

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Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 468   ABV: 15.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gekkeikan means "laurel-wreath crown". This versatile sake can be served warmed, room temperature or chilled. It is aged for approximately 6 months to achieve its mellow flavor.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
phfyysik (503) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 28, 2016
Pours clear. Aroma is sweet, some ether, cereal porridge. Taste is little bit sourish, some rice boiling water, fruits. Although this is my first sake rating, I have got better ones earlier.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robinvboyer (3995) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Aroma is quite sweet, rice pudding, grass, and some soft floral notes. Finish is sweet,but also quite warm. Strong fermented rice finish, clean, but dry.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kryon (2527) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2015
Pours watery with a twist of green pears Aromas of fermented rise, alcohol, over ripe fruits Taste has fermented sweet over ripe fruits, rice, alcohol

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (10894) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2015
750ml green twist-off. Used in a recipe but drying some chilled. Pours clear as water. ARoma is nail polish and booze. Flavor is sweet up front finishing plasticy, nougaty, and dry.

1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
SpongeRuiner (1102) - Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2015 Very clear pour. Looks like vodka. Has a rice and potato taste. But pretty much straight alcohol flavor. Pretty strong. My first sake. Very soft feel. Could be interesting.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3468) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Pale yellow color with no head. Lightly fruity aroma. Slightly sweet and fruity flavors. Medium body with no carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbaaron (1933) - Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Appearance of water. Light sweet. Hunt of fruitiness. Alcohol apparent but not harsh. Definitely good for the price. Really quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (2999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Clear slight yellow pour. Still, like water. Smells of alcohol and rice. White wine. Taste is slightly dry. Alcohol heat. Thin body.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Klar og fargeløs uten skum. Lukt av grønne epler og gjær. Smak av grønne epler og gjær Minner om søt hvitvin. Vinmonopolet. Lokal øl-smaking på Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (3131) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015

Lukt: Søtlig hvitvin lignende duft.
Utseende: Klar som vann.
Skum/kullsyre: Ikke skum.
Smak: Tørr hvitvin, noe gjær og alc.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Bryne, Nydt@Tasting hos Bryne med Gorm og Untapped gutta.
Medium: Flaske@750ml, ABV@14,6%, Når@01.05.2015


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