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True Sake

  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake Season - Ten Sake Gifts For The Holidays

    'Tis The Season To Give The Perfect Gift - 10 Sake Gifts To Cheer About Are you stressed? Who isn't? Do you have time to "gift?" Do you have the desire to hit the streets, to push through the crowds,...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake Poem - "A Sake Barrel" and Taru Sake

    A Sake Barrel A sake barrel, Born without hands, makes merry - Cherry blossom time. Ihara Saikaku (1642 - 1693 / Japan) Granted this poem was written with spring in mind, but I liked the "makes merry" aspect, especially for...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake Challenge - Sake vs. Cuban (Pan Latin)

    I am on a spiritual sake quest that will finally put a nail in the coffin of "sake can only be consumed at a sushi restaurant" mantra. Wake up people! Food and sake go together - always have and always...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake & Miwa - In the Sprit of Reflection

    As the year-end approaches I find myself reflecting on the many things that have happened to me in this last year, both wonderful and bittersweet. In the spring, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Kanazawa to visit a...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    The SECRET WORD December 2010

    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. To those who are new the SECRET WORD is a chance for you to try...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake Spotlight - BT Goes Aged Nama With Harushika

    5 cases! That's all we have! Basically we only have 60 bottles of an amazing aged nama-zake that was imported exclusively for True Sake. If you want to experience a very unique aged "nama" sake that has vast and expansive...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Sake Events - December 2010

    December 3rd - 20th Annual Hayes Valley Block Party & Toy Drive Join us in the evening to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the famous Hayes Valley Block Party. Many merchants will be offering specials, music, beverages, and more. The...

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  • December 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    True Sake Selects - Sake 101 samplers, Great gift box, Great ideas

    Sake 101 "Classic" $28 (includes box and tasting notes) Takenotsuyu Yukihonoka "Silent Snow" (Junmai/300ml) Hakutsuru "White Crane" (Junmai Ginjo/300ml) Dassai 50 "Otter Festival" (Junmai Daiginjo/300ml) Sake 101 "Deluxe" $42 (includes box and tasting notes) Bunraku "Forgotten Japanese Spirit" (Yamahai Junmai/300ml)...

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  • December 14, 2010 Stephen King

    True Sake Newsletter December 2010

    Dear Sake Drinker, Welcome to the December Issue of America's sake-centric Newsletter. In this issue take the pain out of holiday shopping, get a "woody" with taru sake and a "barrel" poem, poke some fun at AT&T, sneak a peek...

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  • November 15, 2010 Beau Timken

    Deals & Specials November 2010

    From Beau's favorite to a sparkling Nigori. Here are some deals this month. SAVE $8 Mukune "Root of Innocence" Deep & Dry. Beau is very loyal to this brew. From Osaka prefecture / Junmai Ginjo / SMV: +2 / Acidity...

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