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Momokawa Organic Nigori Sake

Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
There is something about a rich, creamy certified organic Nigori. Something that warms our hearts and tantalizes our palates. This is the first of its kind, the first Nigori to be certified organic. We think the amazing flavors will speak for themselves and the fact that it’s organic will put a smile on your face. Enjoy!
Seimaibuai: 60%
Nihonshu-do: -12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2690) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Mom’s market in Merrifield. 300ml->guinomi. Chilled. Very cloudy slight green, like very watery absynthe. A: mild fruit, rice. T: fruit forward, rice, very mild alcohol. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (4920) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 2, 2016
(Bouteille provenant du Whole Foods Laguna Niguel): Un liquide crémeux et boueux ŕ mi-chemin entre parfumé et tropical. Un complément parfait pour du puissant Jitlada. Ni trop chaud, ni trop sec avec un excellent rapport qualité/prix.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2066) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2016
$8.99 Bottle at Market Street Wine Shop uptown. Pours thick and completely cloudy. Light yellowish tinge to it. Pretty sure this didn’t come from a horse breeding facility, but it looks like it might have. Aroma of white rice, glue, fruit, coconut. Taste is smooth coconut and rice, light glue notes. Not my favorite nigori, but ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7325) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2013
375ml bottle. Poured a cloudy, off-white color. Aroma was light alcohol notes, some light fruit perhaps. Rice? Flavor of slightly sweet alcohol. Served cold. Pretty drinkable and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6731) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy white , a bit like coconut juice. Aroma is rice and coconuts. Flavor is very much like alcoholic coconut juice, some citrus,lightly sweet with an alcoholic warming finish. Pretty interesting for my first sake rating.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bpreo (2529) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAR 11, 2012
A very good Nigori with a bit of a sharp edge to it, not from the alcohol, but from the citris flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle shared at SakeOne. Pours cloudy but no particulate. The aroma is coconut and sweet flowers. Flavor of coconut and delicate flowers. Very delicate. The palate is sweet and well hidden alcohol. Very delicate and clean finish. I though this was amazing stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2712) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2011
Pours a chalky white color. Sweet yet dry mouthfeel. Notes of licorice, honey dew, pepper, and alcohol. Bold flavors. Kind of like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - APR 27, 2010
Glass at Kabuki - Wakefield, RI. This was impeccably cloudy and coconut flesh white, with a sheen of pearl. Aroma glowed in coconut cream, asian pear, and lychee. Soft and supply. The palate was creamy and dense, but not heavy or too sugary. Balanced and enjoyable, but not deep. I thought for the price and presentation, it was a nice example. The alcohols edge a nip fuseled, but compared to lower grade rocket fuel, this stuff comes across as awful refined.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4379) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2010
The aroma is light for a 16% with both coconut and rice. The appearance is cloudy white and still. The taste is sweet and like the aroma. The palate is both oily and chalky. The sake is solid but pretty standard for the style.

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