Welcome to the 161st Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this cold and wintry issue read about some of my personal New Year’s Sake Resolutions and make a few for yourself, learn about how Sake can help you navigate 2018 Chinese Year of the Dog, get some sake tips to prepare for Valentine’s Day, go digging in the archives with KJ to see what we have written over the past decade on certain interesting sake takes, check out the New Store Arrivals with a new Kubota nama and a sparkling sake made for seafood, introduce yourself to “Stella” of the sake variety, and have fun with an Ask Beau question from 2010.
In this issue:
- Sake Realities – New Year’s Sake Resolutions
- Sake Fortune – 2018 Is The Year of The Dog
- Sake Dates – Valentine’s Day Is A Great Day For Love & Sake
- Sake Archives – KJ Mines The Archives For “Amazing” Articles
- New Store Arrivals – Kubota Nama, Denshi Fuyu, Fukucho Sparkling
- Beau-Zone Layer– Stella
- Sake Images – Photos From The Soul Of Sake
- “Ask Beau” – A Question From Ten Years Ago – “Why Doesn’t Sakes Vary Year-In and Year-Out?”
January is named after the Roman god Janus, who was always shown as having two heads. He looked back to the last year and forward to the new one. The Roman New Year festival was called the Calends, and people decorated their homes and gave each other gifts.” (popculturemadness) Gifts like sake! Hint! Hint!