Beau Zone

The Beau-Zone Layer –
Sasaiwai "Sake Celebration" March, 2017
From Niigata Prefecture. Muroka Junmai. SMV: +3 Acidity: 1.6   Say hello to one of “those” sakes that are really fun to write about and review. I really feel that there is a profound movement in Niigata Prefecture that is a push away from the... Continue reading article ›
The Beau-Zone Layer – Ichinokura Himezen “Princess Food” From Miyagi Prefecture. Junmai. SMV: -65 Acidity: 5.0 February, 2017 In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to feature a sake that we have had years of fun selling. This is no common brew. No siree! I mean if a sake’s name is Princess Food then something’s up right? Well check out those SMV and... Continue reading article ›
The Beau-Zone Layer – Narutotai Mizu & Kome “Rice & Water” From Tokushima Prefecture. Junmai Genshu. SMV: -1 Acidity: 1.4 December, 2016   This sake screams, “I am different!” From the moment that I don’t know when I tasted it to the moment that I retried it this brew is so tasty but also so unusual! Huh? Yup, I tasted this sake two years ago in Japan... Continue reading article ›
Gobble It Up! November, 2016 In this very seasonal issue that is filled with many thanks, take a second to see why bird is the word in a sake sense, read a very special sake turkey recipe, dive into the Top 10 sakes that work so well with turkey, check... Continue reading article ›
The Beau-Zone Layer – Kudoki Jozu “The Pick Up Artist” From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.2 November, 2016   What is the Beau-Zone? This is a chance for me to select a sake with a story that you can taste and continue to explore all of the hidden meaning and expressions of sake. When I am not in the store my “mini-me Beau... Continue reading article ›
Beau-Zone – Ooki Daikichi Hoten Konnichiwa Cooking Sake From Fukushima Prefecture. October, 2016 Beau-Zone – Ooki Daikichi Hoten Konnichiwa Cooking SakeFrom Fukushima Prefecture. SMV: -25 Acidity: Mystery   Okay Folks! Talk about a great sake to explore with! To gift with! To play with! And most importantly to cook with! This special sake is basically bottled umami! It... Continue reading article ›
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