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January 2019

  • January 1, 2019 Beau Timken

    Jan“Blue”ary 💙❄⛄

    Welcome to the 173rd Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this chilly winter’s edition find out why the Year of the Pig is great for sake, learn how True Sake is getting naked, read about a “Perfect” sake if that...

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  • True News – True Sake Is Getting Naked!
    January 1, 2019 Beau Timken

    True News – True Sake Is Getting Naked!

    That’s a weird title! Getting naked? Really? The short answer is yup! The long answer is that after almost 16 years of doing things one way, we as a team have decided to do things differently at the store. Does...

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  • True Secrets – Is There a “Perfect” Sake?
    January 1, 2019 Beau Timken

    True Secrets – Is There a “Perfect” Sake?

    I’ve been asked this question time and time again for the past 20 years, and my answer has always been the same – they are all perfect! Meaning that every sake is perfect for somebody. So yes, perfection is a...

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  • New Store Arrivals: Phoenix, Den #4, Kikusakari, Katafune Genshu
    January 1, 2019 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrivals: Phoenix, Den #4, Kikusakari, Katafune Genshu

    Tatenokawa “Phoenix” From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai DaiginjoSMV: -2 Acidity: 1.4The nose on this special sake that proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross is a gentle collection of cherry, mango, berry, pear, and apricot aromas. Smooth, round, silky, clean, and balanced this...

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  • January 1, 2019 Beau Timken

    Sake Images – Photos From The Soul Of Sake

    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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