Sho Chiku Bai (Pine Bamboo Plum) Nigori Sake

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Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
NIGORI is the way sake first appeared when it was brewed for the Imperial Court in Kyoto as well as for most of its 2,000 year history. It is coarsely-filtered and the sweetest of all our types of sake. It is especially delicious with very spicy foods. The bottle should be shaken each time before pouring due to the high rice content that settles in the bottom of the bottle.

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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (23980) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 19, 2017
Bottle sample at Yama. Milky white color. Light floral aroma. Taste of creamy sweet rice pudding. tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpmaster (1392) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 17, 2017
375 ml bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines , FL for $6.49 Not bad.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tomer (3414) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle, murky mlky white, fruity, phenolic alcoholic aroma with mineral and vinous hints, alcoholic sweet fruity pear flavor, feels coarse. Not good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (4836) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 8, 2017
First sake rating. Bottle from Winco. Milky off white pour into traditional cup. Aroma is sweet, some plums. Taste comes in much stronger, sweeter and lots of heat. Nice feel and consistency. Sipper for sure. Finding this a nice meal accompaniment.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (11660) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Cloudy yellow-white. Served cold. Aroma and flavor is light grain alcohol and sweet plum. Flavorful and pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (3260) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle. Light hazy. Color is light yellow. No head. Aroma is butter, vanilla, alcohol, herby, honey. Flavour is cereal, caramel, honey. Light sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium body. Lightly sticky.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5924) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle 375ml, a cloudy off white liquid, nose is on fermented rice, bit of acetone and almond. Taste is very sweet with light sourness, aroma on rice, almond, ripped fruits such as apple and cider like, alcohol is burning. Body has a milk like taste with cider notes, very sweet, very nice and surprising sake.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBeerFanatic (1051) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 18, 2016
This is my first ever rated sake and to my knowledge the second sake I’ve ever tried. Rated in friona tx. Cloudy with color. Aromas sweet musky rice, alcohol and bread. Flavors very sweet rice, bread and medium alcohol (big through the nose). Highly sweet and mono-toned (guess thats normal in sake land). Interesting.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (2072) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Looks like almond milk with sediment. Boozy and hot with a mild sweet undercurrent. Better with food than alone.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle at Kyoto restaurant in Basel. Very hazy white and milky body. Nose of rice. Had to be shaken quite a bit. Taste is rice, milk and fruits. Very warming and alcy. Quite enjoyed this with my excellent sushi


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