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  • December 15, 2005 admin

    The Find – A 50 Year-Old Bottle of Sake

    Last Month I flew back to the Midwest to attend a 40th Birthday celebration for a cousin of mine. He was my best friend growing up and was my roommate freshmen year in college. Of course I came loaded with...

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  • December 15, 2005 admin

    Recapping Kani-Sake Night

    Many readers who cannot make certain True Sake tasting events always ask if I could offer a summary of the occasion. It would be my honor to do so for the most amazing crab pairing that I have ever been...

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  • December 15, 2005 admin

    Sake Spotlight – "Gassan"

    This month I want to take a look at a Junmai Ginjo that recently made its way into my sake realm. On average distributors and brewers present me with 10-15 new sakes per month, and I must determine if they...

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  • December 15, 2005 admin

    Special Events December 2005

    December 7 – Winter Sake Tasting/Food Pairing When: Wednesday, December 7th 6:00-8:30 Where: Medicine New-Shojin Eatstation 161 Sutter Street at the Crocker Galleria (Public parking garage nearby) What: Blind tasting, family-style sit-down with 5 courses of seasonal winter dishes. Cost:...

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  • December 15, 2005 admin

    The SECRET WORD December 2005

    Ah, at last we have reached the end of this Newsletter and that of course means that we have come to the now-famous SECRET WORD. For those that are new the SECRET WORD is a chance for you to try...

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  • December 15, 2005 Stephen King

    True Sake Newsletter December 2005

    Welcome to the sixteenth installment of America's sake-centric newsletter. As we say goodbye to 2005 – The Year Of Sake – I would like to thank all of you readers for your loyal and vocal support. It has been a...

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  • November 15, 2005 Beau Timken

    The Nice "N" Word – Nigoris Past and Present

    Nigori or unfiltered sake is that really unique brew that has the fog/clouds/fluff at the bottom of each bottle. What the heck is that stuff? As unappealing as it sounds it's really the unfermented rice particles that were not removed....

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