bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Pours clear, some legs. Smells sweet, fruity and slightly boozy. Taste is also fairly sweet and fruity (plum, cherry, berry), with some light rice and a nice spiciness on the finish. The mouthfeel is clean, crisp, very smooth and even a little soft. Just a great Sake overall. JoePeesie (925) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2011
pours a slightly off clear toward yellow perhaps beige. Pleasant nose with touches of sweet fruits, plum, cheery, vanilla, and a touch of boozy. Crisp and clean, will be seeking this out again Oakes (17697) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2004
Slightly darker green (for a sake) and crystal clear. Aroma is musty, with alcohol and hints of cherry...fairly robust. Fat fruit flavours and a slightly stiff alcohol component with underlying acidity. Passion fruit and pear. Very dry finish. Good balance. KyotoLefty (10265) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 15, 2009
300 ml bottle. Aroma of caramel, butter, vanilla. Sweet flavor, with noticeable alcohol, vanilla and caramel. Thick, smooth, palate. Very refined and elegant; a very good sake.
Iphonephan (6989) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2016
From a bottle at Far Bar in LA. Nutty nose. Melon and slight peppermint flavors. Smooth and boozy finish.
austinpowers (2828) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 30, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2004 An almost nonexistent aroma. This brewery has been around for over 300 years, so I think I can safely assume that they intended this Daiginjo to be the way it is - with no aroma. I'm surprised Tamanohikari didn't go with the clear bottle as it'd allow them to highlight the clearness of this quality drink, although there is the slightest yellowish hue present (OK, but it's VERY faint indeed). A thicker mouthfeel, with some richness. I don't find it very acidic or striking up front. Yet, it's not as light as Kaika, Umenishiki or Ohtouka, which are some of my favorites. While those are so light you can barely feel them on your tongue, the Tamanohikari makes its presence known and has an abrupt alcohol burn that's reminiscent of a Ginjo more than a Daiginjo. beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2004
This is a good Daiginjo sake. Fruity flavors much like Oakes states Passion fruit. Finishes dry, smooth, and with a slight touch of alcohol. Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - APR 30, 2012
Chi più chi meno trovo che il sakè quello vero, sia una bevanda strepitosa! Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2008
Pour is clear...very fruity and floral aroma with lots of nuts, but more pear fruity...nice floral flavor with some musty earth flavors...flower petals too... Pinball (12157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2010
clear white no head2 nice mild aroma, rice. Delicate. Dry, very faint flowers. 6 flavor is delicate rice, mild, mild sugary sweet, super soft, super mild, nice well balanced alc. Ending8