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March 2018

  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Beware The Tides of March

    Welcome to the 163rd Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this very blustery and cold edition, it’s time to praise all things unpasteurized in a nama salute, discover how the sake industry has finally taken up arms to compete with...

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Season – It’s Nama Time!

    I know I know! I shouldn’t get all whipped up for unpasteurized sakes, but I cannot help myself. Nama sake is a segment in the sake industry that I cherish, and have worked a great deal at promoting and advancing...

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Industry - Finally Chasing Customers

    Well well well! It’s been a very time in the making! In fact, I’m sort of surprised it’s taken so long, but nothing about the sake industry surprises me anymore. As a retailer of sake for over a decade and...

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Top Ten List – Ten Great Sakes To Warm You up!

    Not sure if you noticed, but Punxsutawney Phil did see his own shadow on February 2nd! That adorable little rodent just gave you six more weeks of chilly winter. The east coast has felt it with three huge storms in...

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Sake Day – The Future of Sake 2018

    Have you circled the date for the “Future of Sake”? The 13th Annual Sake Day is happening and it’s happening in a big way! We have our color picked out! We have been inviting sake brewers from all over Japan....

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    New Store Arrivals – Unpasteurized Heaven!

    Click on the names of each sake to link to our website for purchase! Gokyo Arabashiri 2018From Yamaguchi Prefecture. Junmai Nama Genshu.SMV: +2 Acidity: 1.6Spring is Nama Season! And the nose on this unpasteurized sake is a ricey collection of wax,...

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  • March 23, 2018 Beau Timken

    Beau-Zone Layer - Katafune “Lagoon Boat”

    Katafune Junmai GenshuFrom Niigata Prefecture. Junmai Genshu.SMV: -4 Acidity: 1.5 In our crazy rush to taste sake, we sometimes forget to feel sake! In many of my reviews I will say that this is “one of those mouth feel” sakes that...

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  • March 23, 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 really...

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