True Sake In The News - JapanUP does a piece on BT
|Meet a Sake Samurai, Mr. Beau Timken
Sake is probably one of the top three items that represent Japan. With its long history and tradition, sake has played a significant part in Japanese custom and culture. Recently, sake's popularity is spreading globally. Ironically, consumption of sake in Japan is decreasing. The pride of the Japanese people is being lost from Japan, and genuine sake is on the way to endangerment. To protect and revive sake, the Japan Sake Brewers
|Association Junior Council formed "Sake Samurai". A Sake Samurai is one who loves and protects sake, spreads the word about Japanese sake - a world-class culmination of Japanese culture and traditional craft - around the world. If you hear "Sake Samurai", you may think of a Japanese man with a sword and kimono. To your surprise, one of the "Sake Samurai" is not Japanese, but Beau Timken, who was born in Ohio.
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