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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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2.3
Bricks (1118) - Delaware, USA - MAY 26, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2012 Very clear appearance, with some particles and a jelly-like look to it. Smells of fruit, bread and fingernail polish remover. Tasted at about 50F. Very smooth palate that starts out thin, but thickens as it goes down. Odd. Like liquid rice w/ a hint of alcohol. Almost chewy and can sense the rise. Slight burn. Not all that bad.


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 (20333) - 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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