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May 2012

Sake Events - Dassai, Kubota, Gasanryu and Katafune

Posted by Beau Timken in 2012, May, Newsletter, Sake Tastings
Get your calendar and mark these events. We have several events in the next two months.

IN-STORE EVENTS:

May 10th - Dassai Tasting

5 sakes from this very popular Asahi Brewery from Yamaguchi prefecture.
When: Thursday, 5/10, 5-7pm
Where: True Sake 560 Hayes St. SF
What: Dassai 50, 39, 23, 50 Sparkling Nigori and "centrifuged" version of Dassai 23
How much: FREE ($5 for a taste of the "centrifuged" Dassai 23 if you'd like to try)
Bonus: 10% off of your purchase of any of the sampled sake that we have available: 50, 39, and nigori.


May 13th - Kubota & Esshu Tasting

3 sakes from this well-known Asahi Brewery from Niigata prefecture. This would be a great thing to do on Mother's Day!

When: Sunday, 5/13, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Where: True Sake 560 Hayes St. SF
What: Kubota Senjyu, Esshu Gono and Esshu Sanno
How much: FREE
Bonus: 10% off of your purchase of any of the sampled sake.


June 8th - Gasanryu Tasting

4 sakes by Mr. Shindo, a super talented toji/owner of Shindo Brewery from Yamagata. He will be pouring four of his delicious creations and sharing his sake know-how.

When: Friday, 6/8, 4-7pm
Where: True Sake 560 Hayes St. SF
What: Honjozo, Junmai, Junmai Daiginjo and Daiginjo
How much: FREE
Bonus: 10% off of your purchase of any of the sampled sake.


June 9th and 10th - Katafune Tasting

6 sakes by Mr. Takeda, a brewer/owner of Takeda Brewery from Niigata. Unlike the clean sake style known for this prefecture, his brewery offers a range of style: ultra elegant competition Daiginjo to super ricey Junmai to Tokubestu Honjozo that is super good hot.

When: Saturday 6/9, 1-5 pm & Sunday 6/10, 1-5 pm
Where: True Sake 560 Hayes St. SF
What: Honjozo, Tokubetsu Honjozo, Junmai, Junmai Ginjo, Junmai Daiginjo and Daiginjo
How much: FREE ($5 for a taste of the competition-level Daiginjo if you'd like to try)
Bonus: 10% off of your purchase of any of the sampled sake we have available: the Junmai, Junmai Ginjo, and Junmai Daiginjo.


OTHER SAKE EVENTS:

May 12th - N.A. Sales Restaurant Show

This is a TRADE ONLY event for those who are in the restaurant, retail, and/or distribution businesses.

When: Saturday, 5/12, 9am-3pm
Where: 301 E. Grand Ave. South San Francisco, CA 94080
Register: www.nasales.com


May 14th - JFC Expo

This is a TRADE ONLY event for those who are in the restaurant, retail, and/or distribution businesses.

When: Monday, 5/14, 12pm-5pm
Where: The Westin San Francisco Airport, Millbrae, CA 94030
Register: www.jfc.com/sakeexpo


June 4th - Vine Connections Portfolio Tasting

Come taste the boutique line of Vine Connection's Sake portfolio, including Rihaku, Nanbu Bijin, Fukucho and Sato no Homare. There will be special guests from the brewers of Ginga Shizuku "Divine Droplets," Kanbara "Bride of the Fox" and Ama no To "Heaven's Door."

This is a TRADE ONLY event; however, we will have 25 passes for True Sake customers. Please RSVP by calling (415) 355-9555.

When: Monday, June 4th from 2-4 pm
Where: Sebo Restaurant, 517 Hayes Street (on the same block as True Sake, across the street)
How much: Free with business cards (TRADE ONLY)
Note: Light appetizers will be served.

SHORT HOURS & STORE CLOSED
  • Saturday May 12: Open at 2pm
  • Monday, May 14: Closed
  • Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day): Open 12-6pm

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