True Sake Newsletter October 2007
Welcome to the October Issue of America's sake-centric newsletter. This month's read is filled with thoughts written at 40,000 feet, a Fall favorite sake style called Hiyaoroshi, a sake store in Germany, and a boatload of new brews to peruse! Autumn is a great time to drink sake at several different temperatures. What's your hot spot?
In this issue:
- Sake Moment - Ten Truths About Sake
- Sake Styles - Hiyaoroshi "Flavors of the Fall"
- Sake Blurb - Germany's Version of True Sake
- New Store Arrivals - Aramasa & Wakatake Hiyaoroshi, Kaika, Shutendouji, Chikurin
- Special Events - Oct 25th Hiyaoroshi Sake Tasting
- "Ask Beau" - "Do You Special Order Sake?"
- The SECRET WORD
"Bijinshu" or "beautiful woman sake" was traditionally made when village "virgins" would chew rice and spit it into wooden tubs to ferment. This is considered the earliest form of sake manufacturing.