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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 540   ABV: 18%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Men can’t find it. Forces can’t make it. Time can never change it. Genshu Sake - an American masterpiece." Cask Strength - Hand Crafted
Made with only rice, water, yeast and koji with the rice milled to 60% of its original size. Aged ten months for extra body and depth of flavor. A hand crafted, special blend of three superior sakés selected by our tasting panel and blended to their specifications. SMV: +3

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23624) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Last bottle at Daikaya. Pours clear. Strong herbal melon aroma. Taste is fruity, tart, full bodied. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (14387) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle - Pear and rice notes. Rich sweetness. Clear. Cantaloupe and creamy rice/yeast. Touch of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13020) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2009
( 750ml bottle, courtesy of BMan1113VR ) Pours a transparent light yellow tinged body and nice legs. Aroma of vanilla, earth, almond, and subtle fruit notes. Flavor of vanilla, marzipan, almond, and coconut. Thanks for my last non-beer style, Andrew!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12841) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear and still. Aroma is sweet rice, vanilla and bananas. Flavor is spicy alcohol, sweet rice, vanilla and bananas with a dry finish. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (10089) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Sweet sleek black bottle. Pours clear with a yellow gold tone. Soft sweet rice on the nose, floral and melon notes, and a touch of caramel. Medium bodied, a light bit of alcohol with a touch of isopropyl to it as well. Warms up big time, but at 18% I guess that’s somewhat understandable. Supple caramel and warm toast, soft melon. Warm lingering alcohol on the finish with some more sweetness. Rather nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (8941) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2010
Bottle shared by the Sake master himself, Jordan. Pours a clear color. The aroma is smooth hot pears, fruit and grain. The flavor is similar; a hot pear infused watery substance, dry and pretty clean. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2014
A very nice sake indeed, tried over at Spencer +Kyle’s place .. . Almost clear .. Pear and melon .. . Clean as silk with a light sweetness in the end .. . Fantastic stuff .. . . I am a black cat for the day. Come on ya black cats!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (7980) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear with a faint tinge of yellow. Aroma is coconut, almond, a bit of fruit. Flavor is about the same, plus alcohol, lightly sweet, a lot of warming from the alcohol. Light bodied. Nice enough, I guess.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7922) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle. Slightly off-white tinge to this clear sake with very well etched legs. Sweet and very strong in alcohol, burning nose strong. Sweet fruits, coconut, vanilla, banana, almond and a touch of koji. Taste is nice and sweet with a burn that goes up to your olfactories. Notes of vanilla, honeysuckle and coconut. Burns quite a bit more than the last Genshu I had. Not well balanced at all. Alcohol is not well hidden and it burns on every sip, but it is still good tasting. Very warming and syrupy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7766) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2008
Tallahassee, Fl - World Market - nifty looking modern painted black bottle. Slightly darker than clear pour - slight sparkle. Slight floral aroma with hints of alcohol. Flavor has some buttery notes, hints of coconut, vanilla and just a touch of licorice. Overall, pretty smooth especially considering the ABV. Very rich and thick mouthfeel. First try of this style - very nice.


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