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August 2018

  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    August Us!

    Welcome to the 168th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this chilly San Francisco summer issue – not kidding, it’s freezing here – get the first look at True Sake’s very limited offering of a series of sakes by one...

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  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Surprise – A Sparkling Sake Taster Set

    One bonus from a recent re-introduction to a Sake Importer in LA is we are now the proud owners of two new sparkling sakes from the Yamagata Brewery called Rokkasen! These sakes were registered and brought to market for an...

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  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Party – Sake Day 2018 Very Important UPDATE!

    I just saw you blow over this section! DON’T! If you at all interested in attending Sake Day 2018 you better buy your tickets today, because they are selling out and we haven’t even advertised yet! What does that tell...

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  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Education – WSET Classes Over Sake Day Weekend

    In Celebration of Sake Day Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School presentsUpcoming Sake Classes in San Francisco WSET Level 1 Award in SakeSeptember 30 at Roka Akor, 9AM – 5PM An introduction to sake, it’s ingredients and production. You’ll explore...

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  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    Top 10 List – Ten IWC Medal Sakes To Explore

    At the last International Wine Challenge in May from Yamagata roughly 5% of the sakes received a Gold Medal. Pretty tight! But many sakes received Silver, Bronze, and Commended Awards as well and we shouldn’t discount them because they didn’t...

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  • August 17, 2018 Beau Timken

    The “Beau-Zone” Layer – Okunomatsu Ginjo

    The “Beau-Zone” Layer – Okunomatsu Ginjo From Fukushima Prefecture. Ginjo. SMV: +4 Acidity: 1.3 This is a very easy “Beau-Zone” Layer to write this month for the simple that this sake just shouted its name out to the sake world....

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  • August 17, 2018 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...

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