Kikusakari Kurashizuku Junmai Ginjo Nigori Sake

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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Saké - Nigori
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
日本の名: 純米吟醸 淡雫
Rice: Gohyakumangoku Seimaibuai: 50% Nihonshu-do: -4 Acidity: 1.8
Kura means sake-brewery, and Shizuku is the first run of sake. Kurashizuku’s flavor, color and fragrance are enriched by the careful first steaming and pressing of its rice. Often called "antique" sake, Kurashizuku is Usu-Nigori, i.e. sake that has some few sake yeast, rice and koji in the bottle while the bulk remains behind on the filtering cloth as Sake-Kasu ("cake").

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2.4
Rasmus40 (20317) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2017
DŘE. Hazy grey without head. Aroma is sweet, cooked rice and anise. Flavor is quite. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 190517

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drpimento (3572) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 28, 2016
Appearance is a slightly hazy pale yellow. Aroma is a bit of solvent some citrus rice and not entirely Pleasant. Maybe it’s an acquired appreciation. Flavor is similar to nose with a long finish. Body isn’t bad.

2
Echon (535) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2016
Looks almost like water. Medium-bodied with sparkling carbonation. Boozy aroma with notes of vinegar. Spicy flavour with notes of vinegar, and a sweet taste with no bitterness. Warming alcohol. Overall, a rather odd sensation. This is the first sake I have ever tried. Maybe it goes well with sushi.

3.1
Dogbrick (12921) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle at Winking Lizard. Pours a slightly milky colorless/white with a minimal head and sparse legs on the glass. Aroma of rice, fruit and spice. Full-bodied and boozy with flavors of rice, citrus and mild spice. The finish is fruity with a citrus and alcohol aftertaste. Pretty average overall.

3.3
Beer5000 (6440) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2015
330 ml bottle. Unclear oily, yellow body without any head. Aroma is relatively fruity with marzipan, rice and a hint of anise. Flavor is sweet, fruity, hint of anise and quite smooth. Strong body and medium aftertaste. Quite OK, but feels a bit boozy.

2.7
gunnfryd (14824) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear-yellow colour with no head. Flavour is alcohol, sourness, rice, citrus. Ordinary sake.

3
allmyvinyl (10494) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear. I’m not really a big fan of sake. Maybe a touch of anise? Rice wine.

3.3
Stuu666 (13094) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours cloudy golden, aniseed, pineapple nose, dry earthy taste, sweet.

3.2
cgarvieuk (24230) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2014
bottle at home ... light yellow ... soft fruits ... light pineapple nose ... soft alcohol ... soft rice ... dry earthy tones ...

3
Geokkjer (7627) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of yngwie. Pours hazy and still . Aroma of rice, alcohol, some fruitiness and marzipan. Flavor is sweet and warming with some rice and licorice. Medium body.


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