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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Saké - Daiginjo
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 471   ABV: 15.7%
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Rice: Yamada Nishiki Seimaibuai: 45% Nihonshu-do: +5 Acidity: 1.6


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2008
Label says 16% ABV. Pours a crystal clear yellowish tint that could pass for a very light Sauvignon Blanc. A swirl of the still body reveals syrupy legs that droop slowly down the glass. The aroma is very creamy and sweet, with notes of rice pudding, koji, and lightly fumy limoncello. There is also a strong floral presence that lends a very calming effect. The incredibly smooth, silky body distributes creamy lemon chiffon flavors evenly across the tongue. Vanilla makes its presence known, and fits perfectly into the fold. Finishes short and sweet. This is an excellent sake. Very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4920) - Fort Wayne, USA - FEB 1, 2008
This pretty blue bottled sake from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of frothy medium sized clear colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a clear yet yellow hued body. The smooth aroma had a slight licorice note. The semi-thick mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a mild alcohol burn. The flavor contained notes of alcohol and licorice. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IrishBoy (3803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 23, 2007
Bottle from mgumby10; Thanks bunches for the sakes! Nose of plums, flowers, and gin; like a fruity gin drink; translucent pale yellow-gold; flavor of light alcohol, with plum and some starchiness. Excellent sake!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2007
Fruity aroma, alcohol, esters, tropical fruits. Pours clear. Smooth, fruit, tangy, some anise in the background, alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2005
Very pale yellow color. Tall thin legs.Coconut start in the aroma with plums, and mild juniper berries. Mild and thicker fell. Mild vanilla start, with a very gentle float across the palate. Middle has a touch of licorice and plum. Alcohol is slightly noticeable in both the aroma and the warmth in the end. quite smooth and enjoyable all around.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2004
Wow, this aroma is amazing. I could sit and sniff this for a long time and be completely pleased without even drinking it. Sage, orchids, rose petals and rosewater. The taste is very clean and polished, extremely well balanced. Wonderful.


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