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Hokkan Kura no Machi Tokubetsu Junmai Sake

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Brewed by Hokkan Sake Brewing Co
Style: Saké - Tokubetsu
Tochigi City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
北冠 蔵の街 特別純米酒
Rice: Gohyakuman goku
Polishing Ratio: 58% 
Fruity, melon-like fragrant sake with a fresh, clean taste. Excellent for pairing with sushi and other fish dishes, salads, ponzu (citrus, soy sauce and vinegar) flavoured dishes and poultry. Also a choice match for vegetarian tempura (traditional Japanese light-battered deep fried cuisine).


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dermi (610) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
Bottled, 30 cl. Clear pour. Aroma: Soy, sweat. Taste: Medium sweet. Rice and fruity tones.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 13, 2012
Bottle at Craig’s, Thanks! Boozy with cheesy wotsits nose, warm and dry finish. Slightly lactic rice pudding.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TET (1441) - FINLAND - JUL 20, 2012
Sakea almost without colour, no head. Aroma is mix of wheat and fruits, some alcohol, melon. Taste is quite mild, wheat, fruits, cantaloupe, slightly stale taste, alcohol in the aftertaste. Light and fresh to drink. Melony and fresh, slightly diluted flavours.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2133) - FINLAND - JAN 4, 2013
Bottled. Pours clear in color with no head. Sweetness in aroma, mostly some honeydew melon and faint hints of herbs or spices. Mild flavor at first, which turns into slightly sweet and peppery spicy in taste later on and ends with a burning warmth of alcohol in aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2011
Clear with a nice yeasty, coconut and melon nose. Similar flavours with a warming alcohol linger.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6105) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 15, 2013
300 ml bottle. (Alko) Helsinki, Finland.
Crystal clear colour with no head. Looks identical to water. Mild sweetness, soy and mild alcohol in the aroma. The flavour is aniseed, mild rice and mild alcohol. Quite easy though. My first Sake review... so please don’t count on this...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33332) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011

Bottle 300ml. @ [ Tasting by Fin & Loz ].

Crystial clear water color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy rice, sweet rice, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a long duration, rice, alcohol, licorice notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20111022]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (895) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2012
Aroma has wheat, alcohol, anis, herbs. No color, clear, no head. Taste has elements from aroma. Bit oily feel, warming alcohol, herbs in finish which is long and has lots flavor. Feels nice in mouth, flavor and palate work well together., not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18969) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2011
Bottled at oh6gdx’s birthday bash at chriso’s. Clear transparent, no retention. Aroma or cardamom and aniseed. Quite fruity with licorice and grains. Salty finish. Quite light.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle at Patrik Birthday Chriso tasting. Clear. Its quite dry. Its ok. Tasty enough. Decent sake. Tad harsh on finish


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