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  • Kuheiji Eau du Désir 2021 Junmai Daiginjō
    5.00 star(s)
    Pouring the "Water of Desire" unleashes whirling impressions of a fruit basket: strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and grapefruit peel are just...
    • thomas
  • Tenpoichi Junmai Ginjo
    4.00 star(s)
    Don't be fooled by the old-fashioned and inconspicuous label: this is a first-class junmai ginjo: with a yellowish appearance and a pleasantly...
    • thomas
  • Takeda Natsu no Nigori Katafune Junmai
    4.00 star(s)
    Natsu no Nigori Katafune is a sweet nigorizake and - as its name implies - brewed especially for summer. It is best consumed cold or on the rocks...
    • thomas
  • Fukucho Nansuijikomi Junmai Ginjo
    4.00 star(s)
    I couldn't find any info on the Nansuijikomi Junmai Ginjo; either this was a limited brew or a unique lot for a restaurant or a restaurant chain...
    • thomas
  • Isonosawa Shun Junmai Ginjo
    4.00 star(s)
    We found the Shun at our local OK Mart, where it is sold for less than 1,000 yen a bottle. It is not listed on Isonosawa's website. Given its low...
    • thomas

Latest comments

  • Ishimoto Koshi no Kanbai Lagoon
    We revisited the Lagoon and confirmed the strong notes of turpentine but also noticed some fruity aroma of strawberries as well as vanilla. We...
  • Asabiraki Junmai Daiginjo
    We revisited the Asahibiraki Junmai Daiginjo and confirmed our last review's findings: well-balanced aroma and refreshing spiciness.
  • Kuromatsu Hakushika Junmai Silk
    This was the second time we bought the Silk "in error"; alas, an error it was not. Not much to add to the last review. This is an excellent...
  • Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Honjozo
    It seems we bought the Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Junmai again "by accident". However, it's not really an accident, as this straightforward sake is...
  • Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Honjozo
    We revisited Hakkaisan's Tokubetsu Junmai, and while the label is different (it's an Aeon label), it's the same brew. Our rating remains the same...

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