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February 2022

  • Sake History – My 2,000th Sake Review
    February 10, 2022 Beau Timken

    Sake History – My 2,000th Sake Review

    Last month I recorded my 2,000 “Official” sake review. What the heck is an official sake review? Basically for me an “official” review was when I had a bottle of sake and an hour to spend tasting it, trying it...

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  • Aged Sake – Filling out our Koshu Department
    February 10, 2022 Beau Timken

    Aged Sake – Filling out our Koshu Department

    In a word we love aged “Koshu” sake at True Sake. Actually, we absolutely love Koshu brews! You should see Chika’s Koshu Dance. And that’s why we were bummed when one of our top importers informed us last month that...

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  • TRUE SAKE x Choryo Shuzo EVENT
    February 10, 2022 Mei Ho

    TRUE SAKE x Choryo Shuzo EVENT

    We are excited to announce our collaboration with Choryo Shuzo to celebrate Tarusake Day which was originally on January 11. Better never late then never right? January 11 is recognized as the day of the Tarusake, which means "good day...

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  • Sake Seminar – Virtually Visit Fukuju in Kobe and Sip Their JG
    February 10, 2022 Beau Timken

    Sake Seminar – Virtually Visit Fukuju in Kobe and Sip Their JG

    “Travel virtually across the ocean to join an online tour of a sake brewery in Kobe” Thursday February 17th 2022 6-7PM Pacific Standard Time Kobe Shusin-Kan Brewery makers of Fukuju https://sake58.wixsite.com/sake-kingdom-hyogo/events   “Fully immerse yourself in the world of sake through...

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  • True Stories – Chris Mines the Newsletter Archives
    February 10, 2022 Chris Cabrera

    True Stories – Chris Mines the Newsletter Archives

    https://www.truesake.com/blogs/february-2019/top-10-list-ten-sakes-that-go-well-with-chocolate   Greetings Sake Fans and Connoisseurs, Chris here, back at it with another installment of True Stories: Mining the Archives. This time around, Beau-san put me to task to mine a Valentine's Day article. Cool, I can do that. ...

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  • Beau Zone Layer – Tsuchida Kimoto Junmai Ginjo
    February 10, 2022 Beau Timken

    Beau Zone Layer – Tsuchida Kimoto Junmai Ginjo

    Gunma Prefecture Junmai Ginjo SMV: +2.7 Acidity:2.3   Okay! Who likes smart sake? Wait what? What is “Smart” sake? Ah, I’m so glad that you asked. Let me phrase my reply this way. Smart sake is when a brewer takes...

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