November 2012

Sake Bird - Think Sake When Giving Thanks!

Posted by Beau Timken in 2012, Newsletter, November
True Sake Miwa and I were talking about the November newsletter and it dawned on us that we have not done a Thanksgiving turkey and sake pitch since 2010. The last pitch is pretty funny as I compared turkey facts to sake facts - one clever bird indeed! Read Here »

Likewise in 2008 I dared you sake folks to bring a bottle of sake to your turkey table. A shameless dare at that with a great quote from the classic movie "Risky Business." Read Here »

True Sake In this regard I will not re-invent the wheel imploring you all to think sake when thinking turkey, gravy, stuffing and over eating etc. But we have decided to give you 10 new sakes to think about if you do indeed consider sake over that crazy grape juice.

So herewith are the "New and Improved Terrific Ten Turkey Sakes":

Basically the list can be added to the sakes mentioned in 2008 and 2010, but for freshness purposes we have selected 10 sakes that are new to the store since then.

Drum roll please!

TEN TERRIFIC TURKEY SAKES
  1. Cowboy Yamahai Junmai Ginjo Genshu
    This fat and full-bodied brew will make your turkey richer!
  2. Aramasa Rokugo Tokubetsu Junmai
    This slick Junmai will tie all of the flavors on the plate together!
  3. Born Gold Junmai Daiginjo
    This gentle sake takes big flavors and makes them golden!
  4. Akira Organic Junmai
    This bold organic brew will dance well with the potatoes!
  5. Suehiro Denshou Yamahai Junmai
    This Yamahai drinks like butter which works well with turkey!
  6. Katafune Junmai Ginjo
    This silky brew is all about balancing your salty and savory plays!
  7. Gasanryu Fuka Junmai
    This rich and savory sake goes well with your rich and savory bird!
  8. Hakushika Nama Junmai Ginjo Genshu
    This fruity brew has the boldness to catch the bird and cranberries in one!
  9. Takenotsuyu Haguro Honjozo
    This whisper soft sake has an uncanny ability to play ball with big birds!
  10. Otokoyama Hiyaoroshi Kimoto Tokubetsu Junmai
    This brew is the warming sake for your chilly bird day!

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