Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I like this one. It pours out like thick milk with some powder in it, coating the sides of my glass with tiny particles of rice. The aroma is light - a floral bouquet with sweet tropical fruit, pears, and alcohol. Very smooth to drink despite the graininess. It tastes of warm white rice, pears, grass, and alcohol. Warming and tasty.
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tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - OCT 9, 2007
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma that was both floral and tropical. Rice pudding. Some mustiness. Pours milky white with good legs and lots of particulate sticking to the side of the glass. Tart on the palate with a hint of tropical fruit. Dry. Full bodied and very creamy.
Skyview (5296) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2007
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sampled at The Cellar’s Wine & Spirits wine tasting. A terrific unfiltered sake that has a chalky white appearance. When swirling beverage in glass, thick rice particles stick to glass edge. Aroma of hard fruit (sweet apple/pear) light citrus and a hint of coconut and steamed medium grain rice. Taste is strong alcohol, more steamed rice and sweet pear. Long lasting alcohol finish. Don’t even think of serving this warm. This is a chiling sake!
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 28, 2007
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Part of a flight at Temple bar in Minneapolis. Absolutely incredible sake. Unfiltered so this sake had a milky white color with plenty of rice particles floating about. Almost thickenough to drink with a fork. Citrus and cocunut on the nose with a dry body. Sweet rice and light citrus and cocoanut flavors in the body.