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Brewed by Kizakura Sake Brewing Co. Ltd.
Style: Saké - Junmai
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 447   ABV: 14.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Seimaibuai: 70%
Nihonshu-do: +6.5
Acidity: 1.6


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Living Jewel
Brewery: Sake
Date: November 03, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: 5 Seasons Sake Dinner
Appearance: crystal clear, viscous
Aroma: sweet aroma, lightly fruity
Flavor: slightly sweet flavor, hint of fruityness, sweet rice, light acidic tartness, just a hint of alcohol
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
degbert (1642) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Bottle. Strong nose of fruit with a touch of boozy or medicinal acidity. Pours almost transparent. Flavor is sharp but good, with more fruit without any sweetness. Finishes clean, but a little short. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Bottle: Pours a clear color with good legs. The nose is light and acidic with some basic koji notes. The body is noticeably thin and lacking umami, more on the acidic and dry side too. Looking at where this falls on the sake meter, I should have known I wouldn’t like it, but it’s fun to try this entry level and/or "premium sake for heating" types. Lightly chilled straight, meh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (5553) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2009
This bottled sake from a restaurant poured a head of clear colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a transparent uncarbonated body and no lacing. The smooth aroma was vinous polished rice. The semi-thick mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a mild alcohol burning vinous aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of somewhat unpolished rice. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2009
Anise and cherries on the nose. Pours clear. Clean upfront, with some anise, some graininess, and finishes with a some alcohol heat.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5354) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 13, 2009
Pour is clear, slightly yellow. Tasty sake actually. Light fruits, flowers, apple, peach, rice, and sweetness. A little bit of alchohol, but not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (5631) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAY 21, 2009
Melon aroma. Clear. Smooth and delicate on the palate. A little sweet, with sugar and fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (4025) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2009
Crushed with CaryTheDude and Jakebra at some random place. Pretty cool. Basically, all a big ricey hit of alcohol. some fruit, very warming. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
That1Guy (2192) - Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra and Honkeybra at random. One hell of a kick. Cannot imagine drinking much more of this. Nice and light fruits, and the alcohol warms my tummy in a nice way. Liked it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Bottle dated 11/08, 300 ml, purchased at Whole Foods in Georgetown on Wisconsin Ave. NW. Pours crystal clear. Aroma is floral and fruity (plum, pears, berries). Flavor is soft, fruity, floral, grainy as well. Fairly well blended. The alcohol warms but isn’t overpowering or too harsh. This is non-offensive and would be great to serve to someone who has never had sake before.


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