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September 2015

  • September 30, 2015 Beau Timken

    The Original Sake Day!

    Welcome to the 133st Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this “Dedication” issue we look at Sake Day and go back in time to learn how and why this event is such an original and how it has done so...

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  • September 30, 2015 Beau Timken

    Sake Story – The Making of Sake Day!

    On one of my first trips to Japan 15 years ago I was speaking to a sake maker from Osaka, who referred to a “Nihonshu no hi” and it peaked my curiosity. What is Nihonshu no hi I asked? Well,...

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  • September 30, 2015 Beau Timken

    Sake Day – Innovation with Sake!

    One aspect of Sake Day that I am extremely proud of is that we push the envelope when it comes to all things sake. The list of “sake firsts” is pretty long with Sake Day and there are many more...

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  • September 30, 2015 Beau Timken

    Beau-Zone Layer – Takenotsuyu Junmai “Bamboo Tears”

    Beau-Zone Layer – Takenotsuyu Junmai “Bamboo Tears”From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai. SMV: +2 Acidity: 1.4   This Beau Zone selection is a tribute to Sake Day 2015 – the Tenth Anniversary! Why? Because the guy who owns this brewery is a...

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  • September 30, 2015 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...

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