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January 2016

  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    Want to Get Warm?

    Welcome to the 137th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this super heated issue we take a very fun look at warming sake with a do it yourself kit, read about 5 “tips” that will help your sake warming ways,...

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    Sake Tips – 5 Hot Tips For Better Hot Sake

    1) How do I order good hot sake at a restaurant? First, not all restaurants are the same! But I would argue that most restaurants that have sake – hello sushi bars – have only one “House Hot Sake” offering....

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    True Secrets – True Cup Wrapping!

    Cupping soon! If you get a chance take a drive by our new soon-to-be sake bar called True Cup on the corner of Market and Octavia and take a look at our window coverings! Yup! During construction we didn’t want...

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    Sake Events – Ritchie’s Visit and Kirin Zan Tasting

    Meet Richie Hawtin with ENTER.SAKE Saturday, Jan. 16th! Richie Hawtin…first man of beats and sake will be in the store Saturday, January 16th between 4:00 and 5:30. The ENTER.Sake team will be pouring several of their excellant brews and talking about their...

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrivals: Denshin, Masumi, and Shichi Hon Yari

    Denshin “Fuyu” Nama Honjozo $30/720ml”From Fukushima Prefecture$30/720ml Masumi “Hiyaoroshi” Junmai Ginjo DraftFrom Nagano PrefectureSMV: +1, Acidity: 1.6$40/720ml Shichi Hon Yari “Hiyaoroshi” Junmai DraftFrom Shiga PrefectureSMV: +3.5, Acidity: 1.9$37/720ml

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    Top 5 List - Mei's Five Favorite Warming Sakes

    Kamoizumi Shusen This is one of the BEST sake for thinking outside of the box! Mushroom, woody, and earthy but yet a slight sweet creamyness when warmed! Well balanced and put together! You can do cold but I prefer this...

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  • January 13, 2016 Beau Timken

    The Beau-Zone Layer

    Masumi Okuden “Mirror of Truth”From Nagano Prefecture. Junmai. SMV: +3 Acidity: 1.6 Have you ever tasted a “TTB” sake? Huh? TTB? Sure! A “Three Temperature Brew”. Or a sake that drinks great in at least three temperature zones. Okkuden is...

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  • January 13, 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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