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


on tap


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Gekkeikan Nigori Sake is roughly filtered, milky, low-alcohol sake with refreshing fruity flavor.

Hildigöltur's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - Křbenhavn, - SEP 11, 2009
Bottled. Hot looking thin spunk appearance. Awesome legs. Green bananas in the aroma and in the flavour. Soft and creamy with nice sediment covering your tongue after swallowing. Satisfying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (540) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Bottle. Off-white, cream color with substantial sediment. Citrus aroma with some coconut notes. Sweet citrus with some coconut notes. A lot of sediment in the body they distracts a bit from the taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (12935) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle - Milky and cheesy yeast notes. Turbid beige. Sweet dried pineapple, fruity and a dry finish. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (2389) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours looking like skimmed milk. Pear, sweet rice, some slight Conor alcohol in the aroma. Flavor is mild, but slight sour fruit, sweet pear, and light fruits. Lighter soft body. I’m a sake a noob but this drinks pretty good to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marheb (5021) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2016
UPDATED: APR 3, 2016 (Bouteille): Des amandes affaiblies, des notes de lactose, de la sueur et quelques vapeurs d’alcool. Assez docile sur l’intensité des saveurs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle at home alongside a massive sushi platter. Pours cloudy, milky white. Aroma is fruity, sweet rice and light alcohol. Flavor is gritty sweet fruits and rice, light vanilla and alcohol with a sweet finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (5809) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Hazy white and sweet. Some light fruot flavor. Thick with grit. Ok. Heavier palate than some.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1654) - HONG KONG - FEB 6, 2015

300 ml bottle bought at ParkNShop Superstore in Fanling.

Cloudy, hazy coconut milky light beige colour mixed with lots of sake rice particles; Fragrant aroma of glutinous rice wine, with rich rice soup, mashed pear fresh, coconut milk, sugar, shredded coconut, fruity ester and alcohol; Medium sweet taste of sake rice, with strong glutinous rice soup, rice particles, moderate tartness, strong starch, pear puree, alcohol and sugar; Medium body, Thick and starchy rice palate; Mouth feel is like a rice porridge infused coconut milk. Sake tartness is very notable and the strongest I’ve had so far for the style. Sweeteness is right-on medium, not cloying at all. Rice particles are coarse, more like having porridge, and with notable but never sharp booze more akin to a Winter Warmer, this is a bit messy but strangely appealing. I like it!... Wet after taste; Starchy and nicely sweet to mouth.

Comments: Once you have so many finely-grinded Nigoris, this is a whole new experience for enjoying the style - a look which resembles Summer coconut drink, coarse rice particles, rich starchy to the tongue, just right sweetness and smart tasty booze that won’t knock you off. This is hearty and easily enjoyable. Recommended!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3100) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 21, 2014
In the bottle, a milky white, separated. Shaken it’s a milky, yellowish-white concoction. The aroma is sweet light fruit, flowers, coconuts. The flavor is sweet fruit, coconut, rice. Not really boozy. Really "mushy" in mouthfeel, lots of particuates, like sand, or powder. Medium/thick in body. Sake is not my thing normally, but I enjoyed this. If I was a sake guy, I would probably be more entitled to an opinion, but I actaully liked this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OmegaX (1372) - Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Aroma is light rice, fruity plum, coconut. Flavor is similar with a very milky texture and a horchata-esque flavor. This is my first sake so I’m not sure how the style or type of beverage is supposed to be. Not bad though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Chudwick (2853) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUL 10, 2013
30cl bottle - nigori is a French homonym with two distinct meanings: the idiot laughs or idiot rice (with inverted noun adjective agreement). pours like orxata minus the ice. Nose is rice, coconut and almonds. Flavor adds the mental image I have of the time my cat licked flee medicine from the back of her neck and made this comical yet energetic lapping noise with her tongue for a solid minute. Dry if not gritty. Can hardly detect the 10% ABV. Exotic to say the least perhaps due to the translucent green bottle and milky white liquid. stands out from all of the other sakes I’ve had, hot or cold.

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