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April 2017

  • April 14, 2017 Beau Timken

    Flower Power!

    Welcome to the 152nd Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this blossoming issue, get your big pencil out and circle your calendar for Sake Day 2017, learn what is as inevitable as death and taxes, get your poetry on, read...

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  • April 14, 2017 Beau Timken

    Sake Certainties – Death, Taxes, Sake

    There are three inevitables in life: death, taxes, and sake! That’s right we said it! Sake is a glorious inevitable in this world that has once been described as nasty, brutish, and short. And let’s face it, sake is better...

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  • April 14, 2017 Beau Timken

    Sake Education

    Grape Experience is offering WSET Sake Certificate courses Levels 1 & 3 this June at Takara Sake Brewery in Berkeley, CA. Please see below for details!

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  • April 14, 2017 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrivals – NamaPalooza!

    Masumi Arabashiri "First Run"From Nagano Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu SMV: -1 Acidity: 2.0 The nose on this unpasteurized “nama” sake is a nice collection of steamed rice, tangerine, and honey clover aromas. Well here it is! One of the most popular...

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  • April 14, 2017 Beau Timken

    Beau-Zone Layer

    Yuki no Bosha “Cabin in the Snow” From Akita Prefecture. Yamahai Junmai. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.9 Okay! So you are new to the concept of Yamahai sake! You are new to this very traditional “old” way of making sake that takes longer...

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