August 2011

True Sake Newsletter August 2011

Posted by Beau Timken in 2011, August, Monthly Intro, Newsletter
Dear Sake Drinker,

Welcome to the August Issue of America's sake-centric Newsletter. In this issue read how and why Beau Timken is a big hypocrite, learn the secret about the now-famous Cowboy Yamahai sake, get the low-down on sake in a can, discover a "right" way to describe sake, and enjoy a boatload of specials at the store. And lastly do not forget to SAVE THIS DATE: October 1st for our 6th Annual Sake Day Celebration!

CLOSED on Labor Day, Monday 9/5

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Consider this...

Yes, some rice varietals that aren't pure strain do have parents. A very popular varietal that is getting a lot of play in Niigata these days is a rice called Koshitanrei. And its parents are two pretty well known rice varietals called Yamadanishiki and Gohakyumangokyu. To see a picture of milled Koshitanrei check this out. (pdf file)

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