March 2015 - March Gladness
Welcome to the 127th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this revealing edition get ready to take a sake acid trip, then check out Ten sakes that make serious acidity plays, learn about a sake that all sake drinkers should taste at some point in their sake lives, read about a fun Sake Challenge pitting two brews versus British fare, jump at the news of True Sake’s new sake bar, honor the Tohoku earthquake’s 4th anniversary with a Beau-Zone Layer sake, and discover how sake can become more popular when you Ask Beau.
In this issue:
Sake Sensations: The Acid Trip!
Top Ten List – Ten Sakes That Make For a Great Acid Trip!
True Sake Exclusive – Return of Gokyo Arabashiri (new sake drinkers must try!)
Sake Challenge – Sake Vs. British Fare at The Cavalier
Sake Bar – True Sake Is Opening Its First Sake Bar
“Beau-Zone” Layer – Ichinokura “Mukansa Chokarakuchi”
New Store Arrivals –
Sake Images – Photos From The Soul Of Sake
“Ask Beau” – “Why isn’t sake more mainstream?”
The Secret Word –
When we talk about adding distilled alcohol to premium sake like Ginjo and Daiginjo sakes, how much can be added to a batch of sake? Legally brewers must use less than 10% of the weight of the milled or polished rice – for 1 ton of white rice they may add 116.4 liters of distilled alcohol.