Jow (2006) - New York, USA - APR 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Glass at tenzan. Pours clear with light tropical fruit nose. Tastes of vanilla, coconut, light melon, rice and a hinge if alcohol. Smooth and uneventful.
SakeConnection (1) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 4, 2012 does not count
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
To put it shortly, this is a good sake for those who are just coming into the sake world.
This is an approachable sake, smooth, no harshness whatsoever.
However, i find this one to be lacking in the taste department. I take my first sip and it’s a very down to earth type of flavor. You’ll spot all the core ingredients here with the water, and rice, but that’s as far as the adventure goes.
But due to the price, it’s not exactly a big loss, but my personal opinion is to look elsewhere.
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - APR 30, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours clear, almost imperceptibly pale yellow. The aroma is primarily marzipan, with hints of fruit and alcohol. Still, medium body. Lightly sweet taste of marzipan, pear, with a slightly astringent finish that is almost woody but not quite. Either I’m starting to appreciate Sake more, or this stuff is pretty good!
jredmond (5213) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 3, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split with linh, Vi and Thi at kati. Pours a clear water body. Aroma is fruity and sweet. Mouthfeel is smooth and inviting with notes of fruit, dry alcohol and almost candy in the back.
bpreo (1491) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 15, 2011
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Kind of a light Sake. Flavor is not at all harsh, goes down cleanly. At $5 a bottle, it’s worth checking out.
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had with Steph at tenzan. Powdery, soft and silky. Delicate but then some alcohol cuts that out.
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(300ml bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a transparent body with descent legs. Aroma of rice milk, marzipan, and almonds. Flavor of rice, alcohol, and somewhat dirty.
thirdeye11 (5481) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(300ml bottle thanks to Mora2000) clear, nice alcohol legs. Nose of alcohol, peach, raspberry and rice. Taset of alcohol, rice, florals, and a smooth finish.
mar (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to mora2000. poured clear with decent looking legs. nose is fruit, almonds, and light alcohol. nice on the palate, flavor is honey, fruits, light nuts, and florals.