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April 2016

  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    Sake Showers!

    Welcome to the 140th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this April Sake Showers edition learn about Sake Doppelgangers (Huh? Sake Twins!), learn why it is important to drink your sake now, get the real scoop about buying sake on-line...

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  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    Sake Twins – No Two Sakes Are Alike But….

    It’s been a common refrain all these years of selling sake – “I really like Sake X, do you have anything like that?” Ha! There are so many replies that we have cultivated over the past decade. One of my...

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  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    Top 10 List – Ten Sakes and Their Twins

    No two sakes are identical! But what if you like one sake so much and you can’t find it anywhere? Is it okay to cheat on your sake? Sure! Of course it is! How did that song go: “If you...

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  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrivals – Denshin Haru ’16

    Denshin Haru "Spring" 2016”From Fukui Prefecture. Junmai Nama Genshu. SMV: +1.5 Acidity: 1.5$24/720ml, $48/1.8L The nose on this seasonally released unpasteurized sake from a brewery that releases a nama for each season is a gentle collection of citrus, yeast, and peach aromas....

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  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    The Beau-Zone Layer

    Genbei “4 Eyed Devil” HonjozoFrom Kyoto Prefecture. Honjozo. SMV: +5 Acidity: 1.5 Howdy! Welcome to the Beau-Zone Layer, which is a little section in the store that allows me to select a sake that I feel you may need to...

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  • April 26, 2016 Beau Timken

    Sake Images – is now #truesake on Instagram

    So there have been a lot of requests on how to follow me and my (let’s call it unique) eye for sake-centric photography. There are two ways. First you can follow me directly at @truesake on Instagram, which is a really...

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