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Brewed by Rihaku Shuzo Co.
Style: Saké - Ginjo
Matsue-shi, Shimane Prefecture, Japan
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 456   ABV: 15.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Seimaibuai: 55%
As legend has it, the famed poet Rihaku would drink an entire bottle of sake and then proceed to write dozens of poems. Rihaku Shuzo makes no representations or warranties as to your poetry-writing abilities while under the influence of this beverage.

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3.6
DCLawyer (2914) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2016
300ml bottle->guinomi. Chilled. Clear flat slightly yellow/green. A: rice, hints of apple, orange, alcohol. Nice. T: smooth apple peel, rice, bittersweet. Like.

3.7
Marheb (6193) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 22, 2016
(Un verre à Biwa Restaurant Portland): Lait de coco, floralité volatile et émulsion de riz.

3.9
Travlr (26070) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Yellowish tint, clear. Floral and fruity aroma. Taste has overripe tropical fruit, dry finish. Very easy drinking.

3.6
drfabulous (8575) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pour at Yamaguchi’s. Clear body. Peach and melon. Alcohol present in finish. Very nice overall.

3.6
obguthr (6656) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Mild koji nose. Crystal clear. Dry, warm, cantaloupe and koji flavor. Pairs extremelyu well with pickled ginger. No off flavors. Nice.

3.9
Gription79 (2892) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Had with a sushi dinner. Fruity, soft sweetness, floral, slight perfume, no heat from the alcohol, clean. My favorite out of the six we sampled tonight. Very good.

3.5
3fourths (9358) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2012
bottle dated April 2012.
clear white grape juice appearance. clean pear / apple-focused nose with light touches of banana bubble gum. slick, oily, medium-light body. lingering warmth from alcohol with medium-low acid. slightly truffle-like as it breathes.

3.4
northropfrye (3691) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 12, 2012
Full sweet rice aroma. Appearance is clear, slightly yellow. The taste was underwhelming at first, but then I picked up some subtle sweetness here. Quite smooth.


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