FROTHINGSLOSH (8291) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2017
This sake poured a pale yellow gold color. The aroma was black pepper, mild hot pepper and rice. The flavor was grain, rice and a hint of pepper. Long finish that turns dry. Medium body. Ok. j12601 (13304) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle shared with my wife. Pours rather clear with a soft yellow tinge to it. Sticky sweet rice with a bit of banana and old melon behind it. Medium bodied, sweet rice porridge and warm melon. Warming alcohol and light sweetness on the finish. Warm and smooth. SudsMcDuff (8541) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2014
small bottle, bought at the liquor store that had that schmuck at it, but he is now gone, thanks for the barrel .. . light pear flesh colour .. . pear skin, clean cooked rice, and mild melon .. . super damn smooth! .. . very very well done Sake, impressed with this one! .. . . football is such a man’s man sport! i mean with the carrie underwood musical openings and the the pop star half time shows. football just drips masculinity.... obguthr (6832) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Buttercream frosting on the nose. Clear colorless save for a very slight greenish hue. Sweet and hot buttercream, honey, cantaloupe, and koji flavor. Thin and very watery. Not really my kind of sake. Ernest (7890) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2012
Bottle. No head (still). Body is colorless. Aroma is notes of grain/rice, alcohol (slightly fusel, e.g. acetone), glue, mold. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, slightly unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, no carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic, lightly astringent. An ultra-simple rendition with only the standard rice-glue-mold aromatics. Maybe a touch fusely, not terrible but a little unwholesome in the nose and aftertaste. Not repulsive but not enjoyable.
dchmela (3088) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Gold flake version. Clear pour with yellowish hint and gold flakes floating about. Grainy rice, koji, banana and melon comes through in the aroma. Much the same in the taste, but banana and melon are much stronger in the flavor. Smooth body, decent sake. BMan1113VR (7930) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Bottle. Pours with an ever so slight yellow tinge to an otherwise clear body. Very weak legs, if any. Aroma of alcohol, almond, vanilla, koji, umami, grass, and a bit of cantaloupe. Taste is heavy on the koji, medium to sweet with a decent amount of umami meatiness up front. Lingeringly sweet with honeydew melon. Alcohol is much more mellow than it is on the nose. Relatively pleasant. A bit thin on the mouthfeel, but balanced. Lingering aftertaste (longish duration). Cletus (6368) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Pours clear with a gold tint. Smells of rice and alcohol with some fruitiness present. Tastes sweet and boozy. Easy drinking. puzzl (3264) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Bottled. Tons of koji in the aroma, melon, grassiness, not too complex. A bit of grain alcohol lingers on the palate, with more koji flavors, florals and mud. Very basic sake.