Brewed by Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co.
Style: Saké - Junmai
Nada, HYOGO Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko


on tap

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
Using only the finest rice, and Nada’s famed natural spring water "Miyamizu", Junmai Ginjo has been brewed with meticulous care and traditional method. This flowery fragrant Sake with silky, well-balanced smoothness can be enjoyed chilled or at room temperature.
SMV: +3

fredthecat's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
fredthecat (317) - - SEP 28, 2013
fruity, like banana, cherry aroma. appearance is a clear, pale yellow. mouthfeel is oily, heavy and limp on the tongue. taste is intense and of coconut, medicinal high note(?), licorice like spice and somewhat of a bite, a little oxidized. highly flavourful, but flavours verge on being a mess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1970) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2015
(bottle) clear colour with no head; aroma of flowers, alcohol; gentle, mild flavour, no finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6007) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2015
Feine Süffigkeit gepaar mit einem milden Beginn. Es fängt mit leicht süßem Reiswasser an und wird mit der Zeit leicht säuerlich ohne dass dieser Geschmack in den Vordergrund tritt. Hiernach noch etwas Ananas und Banane. Angenehm, mild, fruchig, solide.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (6044) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle brought home from Eindhoven. The sake has got a clear watery-vanilla colour with a mild body and no carbonation. Aroma of Asian shop and perfume. Taste of sweet rice, flowers, perfume and rice. Finishes off like sweet rice perfume. Not a bad one, nothing special either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (2187) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Delicious, and not too florally. A nearly perfect sake flavor. I am impressed and satisfied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - FEB 13, 2015
This is so far from beer but oh well. Clear. Very aromatic. Fruity. Pear. Banana. Tasting perfume, but in a good way. Alcohol apparent. Sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (5361) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
Nice clear bleu bottle. Taste of light fruity notes with plenty of alcohol burn. Rice notes are very subtle with light honey notes. The alcohol notes are a bit too pronounced for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2909) - New York, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Grabbed bottle on way home from work just to continue my sake kick. Pours relatively clear with thinish tinge of iron. Nose is perfume, melon, and rice. Tastes floral, of unripe honey dew, watermelon, cocunut, rice, slightly herbal and medicinal. Overall touch flat but drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3036) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 28, 2014
The aroma is floral, delicate, fruit. The appearance is Clear like water. Flavor is floral, light fruit, rice, grain, nice. Finish is floral, light fruit. Nice, light, refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2014
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear with no head. Aroma of rice and coconut. Light mouthfeel, dry, light sweetness in finish. Very impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2539) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Pours a clear slightly yellow color. Notes of watery banana, honey dew, grain alcohol, white flowers. Semi sweet finish.

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