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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 468   ABV: 15.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ABV between 14.6 and 15.6%
Gekkeikan means "laurel-wreath crown". This versatile sake can be served warmed, room temperature or chilled. It is aged for approximately 6 months to achieve its mellow flavor.

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2.2
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, - NOV 19, 2012
Poured like a spirit, clear, off white with no head. Aroma of sweet alcoholic rice. Little body, flavour of slightly sweet green tea. Far closer to a spirit than beer.


3
DeanF (2453) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2017
Clear to be sure, poured warm but not hot into a large-ish snifter to coax some aromas out. Soft white wine, diffused rice, light grain, aroma is perfectly reasonable. Taste is minimal rice, smoothness, and a bit of warming. Unintrusive. Not bad considering the low price.

1.6
rotaman14 (596) - Wiesbaden, GERMANY - APR 19, 2017
My first sake, so not exactly sure what to expect here. 75cl bottle. Completely clear liquid without any head. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, melon and alcohol. Tastes like solvent and terpentine. Absolutely abhorrent taste. Never again.

3.2
donandres (527) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - MAR 23, 2017
1.5 l liter poured to wine glass Sight: Clear, water like Smell: fragrant Taste: Sweet Mouthfeel: Long Spicy finish Very good sipper, would buy again, very good value drank: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:30 PM

2.6
MonsterMagnet (1418) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle courtesy of Erzengel (euro local swap 4/2016), many thanks! My first sake! Not sure I’m a fan though, it’s alcoholic and somewhat watery, light solvent notes and melon.

1.8
Finn (7513) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Flaske 750ml fra Vinmonopolet Tromsø - Sentrum. Drukket i hyggelig selskap under Storflaskesesjon på Nerstranda 5 Nov 16. Ser ut som vann. Forbausende lett & tynn. Kanskje litt krydder - og alkoholen er bortevekk.

2.5
Beerhunter111 (20331) - P´Castle, GERMANY - NOV 24, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours clear water, no colour, no head. Aroma of sweet fruits, glue, alcohol. Taste of sweet fruits, rice, yest, warmy alcoholic finish.

1.9
Rune (12587) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2016
750ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Troms? Sentrum. Clear water-like appearance, no head, no lacing. Subdued smell of sweet ripe fruits. Dry rise and fruits to the taste buds, sweet ending with a spicy touch. Not my kind of drink (Big bottle session with Stefan, Elisabeth, Finn and Jan Erik 05.11.2016).

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