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November 2014

  • November 15, 2014 Beau Timken

    Rice Meet Bird

    Welcome to the 123rd Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this “thankful” issue read how a modern day sake sommelier would pair sakes with the actual “real” menu of the first Thanksgiving dinner, learn how you can get your hands...

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  • November 15, 2014 Beau Timken

    Sake Exclusive – The Wine and Sake Crossover!

    There is a large movement in the sake world to create and brew sakes to share more wine-like qualities. High acidity, big presence, fruit forward, light pasteurization are all ways to make a brew drink more in the wine silo....

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  • November 15, 2014 Beau Timken

    Sake Contest: True Sake Instagram Contest

    Welcome to my world! As many of you know I have had a wonderful time over the years with my window displays. I love making fun statements about life and sake mixed together. Each and every window display has been...

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  • November 15, 2014 Beau Timken

    The Beau-Zone Layer – Bishonen “Beautiful Boy”

    The Beau-Zone Layer – Bishonen “Beautiful Boy”From Hiroshima Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo. SMV: +2 Acidity: 1.7   It’s fall and it’s the foodie season and everything is all gravy! Well not everything, but gravy will be in your near future. So...

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  • November 15, 2014 Beau Timken

    “Ask Beau” – “What are you thankful for?”

    Ha! This question is usually reserved for the Thanksgiving Day table, but in honor of the holiday I will answer David R’s question in pure sake terms. 1) I am thankful that the Japanese government for whatever reason has come...

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