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January 2017

  • January 24, 2017 Beau Timken

    Rooster = Sake

    Welcome to the 149th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this riveting Chinese New Year issue, take a good long look at how sake and chickens will rule this year, take a sake experiment to see what sized bottle drinks...

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  • January 24, 2017 Beau Timken

    Top Ten List – 10 Sakes You Have Forgotten About

    It’s okay! You’re only human. You make mistakes. What can you say? You forget things. You’re not an elephant, and your memory has “gone to mush.” You can’t remember your Social Security number, your business phone number, your password for...

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  • January 24, 2017 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrival – Takenotsuyu Nama and Denshin Nama

    Takenotsuyu Hakurosuishu “Moon’s Mountain Dew”From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu.SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.4 $45/720mlThe nose on this newly released nama is filled with cherry, pear, and candy aromas. We love this brewery so much, and it’s great to finally...

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  • January 24, 2017 Beau Timken

    The Beau-Zone Layer

    Kaiun “Better Fortune”From Shizuoka Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo. SMV: +5 Acidity: 1.4 Are you ready to get this party started? Kaiun is a really tremendous brewery in Shizuoka Prefecture and it makes Shizuoka style sake. And what may that be? Well...

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  • January 24, 2017 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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