Scopey (15471) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours clear. The nose is sweet plum, nail varnish remover and floral. The taste is brioche, pineapple, plum, light saltiness, floral and some alcohol warmth. Crisp and clean. Very drinkable stuff. brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Pours clear with no head and some nice legs. Smells very sweet, fruity, and tropical. Pineapple, coconut, white grape, and rice. Flavor has an interesting anise flavor to go along with the fruit. A little bit boozy, but still drinkable. Not quite as much on the tropical note, but there is a hint of coconut and pineapple to it. williamstome (1961) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Clear, light straw color like white wine. Floral, earthy aroma with light fruity and rice notes. Flavor is earthy, of sweet vanilla and custard with notes of apple and pineapple. Light, smooth body with slightly spicy finish. Jow (4032) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2014
Grabbed some quick sushi with wife and kid and couldnt pass up affordable daiginjo. Pours light Chardonnay. Nose is big tropical fruit and rice. Tastes of overripe honeydew, pineapple, rice, vanilla, and some white wine. Pretty big flavors and creamy texture. Delightful CanIHave4Beers (4208) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Shared (likely by kyotolefty) at the RBSG grand tasting. Pours clear and looks a bit like water. The aroma is complex and interesting with some pear and black licorice along with a nice booziness. The flavor is spicy and fruity with some rice and a good warming booziness.
j12601 (13033) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2010
Bottle at the Grand Tasting during RBSG courtesy of KyotoLefty. Pours a water clear color. Sweet juicy fruit aromas, and isopropyl. Sweet and lightly boozy, slowly warms into a rather big booze note, but falls away quickly. Soft spice on the finish. Smooth in spite of the booze spikes. zdk (1917) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2010
bottle shared by Kyotolefty - arouma is menthol and anise. light, boozey with a touch of earthy must. brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2010 Nicely sweet, grain, and floral aroma. Off clear, slight yellow. Flavor is fruit with Passion fruit/Asian pair and other creamy tropical fruit, cotton candy hints, alcohol and honey. Slightly wet. Very good. oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
[email protected]jredmond (8517) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Water colour, no head. Aroma is liquorice, fruits, some earth and mild sweetness. Flavour is liquorice, fruits, alcohol and some mild strange sweetness. Very nice.
Saki Flight sampled at Sakegura with Linh and Zahra. Clear body with light cloudy haze. Aroma is fresh fruit - peaches, strawberries and melon. Alcohol on the nose as well, but not as aggressive as some of the other sakes we tried along side this one. Flavors include rice wine, vanilla, wonderful combination of fruit and alcohol. This sake seemed to be a bit more delicate with the fruit character and alcohol playing together well.