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style
Brewed by Gekkeikan Sake Company (Japan)
Style: Saké - Namasaké
KYOTO Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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2.9
slowrunner77 (12801) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Similar to the Josen in every way, but just a slightly more pleasing aroma and flavor - still grain plum and rice...maybe hints of citrus and grass.

2.8
rocbyter (2159) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - DEC 1, 2016
Lightly fruity grain aroma. Nearly clear in color. Lightly sweet beginning with a moderate burn in the finish.

3.1
danlo (3232) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2016
180ml bottle from the Japan Centre. Very pale yellowish colour, no head and aroma of rice, melon, alcohol. Taste is rice, hints of melon, citrus & caramel, with earthy & grassy alcohol, warming. Slick oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, lingering dry earthy warm boozy finish. Quite drinkable.

2.4
Inbreak (6519) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2016
27.05.2016, 0,28l bottle @ home:
Flat, looks more or less like water. Aroma is slightly mineraly, rice, minerals, grass, alcohol, hay, hints of citrus. Taste is slightly dry boozy, minerals, rice, booze, paper, weeds. Medium bitterness, boozy mouthfeel. Boring.

3.2
Beer5000 (6731) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2015
280 ml bottle. Body is clear like water with slightly oily consistence. Mild aroma of sake yeast, light rice water and hint of almond. Flavor is stronger, and quite sweet with perfumed/floral sake yeast, a bit fruity and warming alcohol. Medium body and average aftertaste. Not very complex, quite easy to drink, no off flavors. Might be a nice introduction to the world of sake.

3.6
gunnfryd (15256) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2015
KØLF 161015. Clear colour with no head. Flavour is almond, citus, alcohol, apricot, rice, spices. Nice sake.

2.5
AshtonMcCobb (6894) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - looks like water. Nose - total solvent note. It has a pure alcohol note too, maybe some fruit. Taste - alcohol dominated, the esters create some sort of banana thing. Palate - full bodied with a tangy boozy follow through. Overall - booze dominates.

2.3
Stuu666 (14805) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle at ash’s. Pours like water, nose is earthy, pineapple, floral, taste is dry, sweet, solvent- nail varnish remover.

2.8
allmyvinyl (10995) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle at Ashton McCobb’s. Pours clear with no head. Aromas of nail varnish remover, pineapple cube. Taste is rice wine, boozy finish.

Last wee tasting of the summer

3.1
Enjoyit (3809) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2011
Almost clear as water. An aroma of appels, spice and sweets. A flavor of fruits, spice and alcohol.


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