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Marumoto Hou Hou Shu Sake

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Brewed by Marumoto Sake Brewery Co.
Style: Saké - Junmai
Asakuchi-shi, Okayama, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a new addition to the Marumoto brewery’s repertoire, a delightfully unusual and memorable semi-sparkling junmaishu. It has been brewed using no additional ingredients beyond water and a delicious, slightly sweet sake rice. Fizzing when opened with natural carbon, this is a sake comparable to fine champagne, although rather than shaking it, the bottle should be gently upended before opening. Its taste will come as a very pleasant surprise to the drinker and is very light, with only 8% alcohol by volume.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2144) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2013
Unclear pale white with bubbles, looks like a champagne. Taste is quite sweet, not too outspoken taste. Sparkling. (Haarlem 201304)

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - APR 30, 2012

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jolo (907) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle 30 cl. A cloudy gray-white colour with a small, fizzy, white head. An aroma of rice, caramel and citrus. The taste is heavy sweet. A medium body, oily texture, fizzy carbonation and a medium long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1105) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2011
Bottle. The nose is straight-ahead cheesecake, laced with peaches. Very light on the palate; sweet, fruity, bright, and lactic. Very clean on the finish; mouthfeel is a dichotomy of prickly and creamy. It may not be traditional, but I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2011
bottle at home .... light hazy clear ... soft coconut ... sweet fruits ... hint of apple ... ... huge fizzy front ... nice sweet pineapple ... juicy plum.. quite full bodied ... i like this ... but it probably not a classic sake.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4575) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle. Hazy white with a small head. Sweet aroma and taste of pear and citrus, also some vanilla. Quite interesting and different, at least for one who is not used to drink Sake.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hirigalzkar (2283) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle. Sweet taste with notes of apple/pear and vanilla. The character reminds me somewhat of sparkiling wine, although more sweet than dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31110) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2010
30 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head, shortlived. Rice, peach, plum and slight wooden aroma. Sweet fruity, slight sugarish. Mixed rice and plum/peach fruity. Lingering sweet and fruity finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2010

Bottle 300ml.

ABV. 6.0%. Light unclear white - grey color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate rice, floral, candy fruity - citrus. Flavor is light heavy sweet with a average to long duration, champagne brus ice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100908]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
Hazy milky white with a smallw white head. Sweet aroma with fruity and milky notes. Sweet flavor with berries, lemon and lime. Finished sweet.


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