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November 2019

  • Sake Season – Time To Talk Turkey With Your Sake
    November 15, 2019 Beau Timken

    Sake Season – Time To Talk Turkey With Your Sake

    Gobble Gobble people! It’s that time of year to get you out of your Thanksgiving Dinner rut that features wine. Stop WINE(ing)! Nothing goes better with your bird than sake. It’s documented. Look back in the archives of this newsletter...

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  • Power 5 Challenge – Who’s your Umami?
    November 15, 2019 Beau Timken

    Power 5 Challenge – Who’s your Umami?

    Move over wine world! If you really want to explore this nebulous “fifth taste” you must get your sake on. It’s been over 100 years since Mr. Kikunae Ikeda discovered this flavor, isolated it, and then made a powder (monosodium...

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  • The “Beau Zone Layer” – Manzairaku Hakusan
    November 15, 2019 Beau Timken

    The “Beau Zone Layer” – Manzairaku Hakusan

      From Ishikawa Prefecture. Junmai Daiginjo, SMV: +3 Acidity: 1.3 Are you ready for a stealth sake? Are you ready for liquid complexity? Are you ready for a “like water” drinking experience that gives new meaning to a pristine sake?...

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