obguthr (5725) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Honey and koji nose with kind of a sweaty jock strap aspect. Clear and yellowish. Honey, grain alcohol, subtle cantaloupe. Mildly doughy finish. Watery, quite warm.
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mom’s market in Merrifield. 300ml bottle->guinomi. Chilled. Clear, still, slightly yellowish. Mild fruit aroma. Taste has more mild fruit, rice, alcohol. Decent. First sake rating.
JohnnyJ (5419) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Crystal clear still pour, slightly yellow color. Fruity, pear, rice water, and some alcohol. Ok, there are definitely better sakes out there.
poisoneddwarf (2297) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From sampler tray at Ugly Fish. Clear water-like pour. Fruity aroma. Semi-dry. Not bad.
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2014
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Crystal clear, almost colorless. Fruity aroma. Taste is sweet and lightly fruity, nice stuff.
Jow (3522) - New York, USA - APR 10, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as I battle through sleep deprivation and watch endless hours of tv. Pours straw yellow with nose of sweet rice. Tastes of pear, raisins, rice, way sweet simple syrup, some wet wood, and heavy cream. Odd one but I’m a sucker for these small sake bottles.
Cunningham (7058) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance: Clear pale light yellow color with no head. No head no lacing.
Aroma: Basement, fruity and rice.
Palate: Medium body and slightly sweet. Flat carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Apple, rice, fruity and yeast.
Overall impression: I did not fancy this one. The aroma was worse than the flavor. Nothing to recomend.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in in Strömstad, Sweden.
yngwie (16535) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bottle, 30cl. Courtesy of Cunningham. A clear, oily, flat sake. Alcoholic, cheesy nose with some rice water. Fruity. It’s warming and full bodied, slightly oily, with mature cheese, rice water, canned pears and some higher alcohols. Not very good this one. 140214
Meilby (10971) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle 300ml @ Cunningham
Pours almost clear as water without a head. Aroma has notes of rice, alcohol, hint of fruits and cheese. Taste is light to medium sweet with a warm finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is flat
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle @ hotel room. Clear pour, light legs, no head. Nose is rice, nuts, and alcohol. Moderate sweetness, some pear, and maybe some green melon. Flavor is boozy and sweet. Nuts, rice, pear, and a hint of green melon. Meh.