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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
Gekkeikan Sake (USA) brews its newest premium Sake, Haiku Premium Select, using Japonica variety California rice, specially patented yeast developed in Kyoto by Gekkeikan Japan, and high quality water from the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Haiku’s innovative fermentation process proceeds at low temperatures for extended periods. The result is a delicate, slightly dry sake with a light aroma reminiscent of orchard apples. Haiku can be enjoyed by itself or with fish, poultry and vegetarian dishes. It also compliments a wide variety of ingredients, such as those found in fusion cuisine. Enjoy Haiku chilled or over ice.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
musinj6 (506) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours a pale straw with mild to moderate viscosity. Aroma of sticky rice. Mildly sweet, slightly boozy. Thin mouthfeel. Long, warm finish. Not bad.

MrBeerFanatic (1058) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Light clear yellow. Aromas slight maple, light rice, medium alcohol slight rum. Flavors slight rumish slight vodka ish, slight maple, light rices and medium alcohol. Medium dry lightly sweet. Not my favorite sake.

hershiser2 (3235) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2015
So I’m going to drink a bottle of saki and operate power tools. Let’s hope this goes well. Bottle. Slightly darker than clear, maybe a tinge yellow. Smells of well water, glue, light fruit. Taste is a funky mixture of fingernail polish remover, glue, light fruit, metal. On second thought, I think I’ll switch to beer.

Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Sampler at Nagoya. Clear pour. Little to no aroma. Taste is dry, maybe some tart sweetness, and booze.

Cavie (4717) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Nagoya. Pours clear like water. Light aroma. Light rice and sugar. Dry flavor, very dry, light tartness. Papery. Dry burn finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Doodler (318) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle from Lukas. $12... Served cold. Pours a light apple juice / clear color.. . Aroma of alcohol, chardonnay and fresh pineapple. Smooth mouthfeel with flavors of apple, white grapes, coconut milk and some citrus on the finish. Just average overall.

onceblind (9655) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Clear white with a sweet aroma like sugar and citrus with a dry boozy tone. Flavor is dry and smooth with a boozy undertone and a earthy lightness that’s hard to put my finger on. Kinda flavorless and boozy.

Judes (29) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Looks like vodka and goes down smooth. Good for taking shots, I would drink this again. Quite easy to put away a whole bottle with another person.

csaso (2284) - Missouri, USA - OCT 24, 2011
Bottle, cold - First ever try of sake - not realy sure how to rate these. Aroma reminds of a wine - fruity. Smooth palate. Mild fruity, high alcohol flavor

rocbyter (2124) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Mild oaky aroma. Clear color. Light alcohol wood flavor with a slightly sweet finish.

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