Sake Season – We Hang Those Turkeys For a Reason! November, 2015 One of the advantages of visiting True Sake when I am in the store is that you get to see a large turkey! Another advantage this time of the year is that you get to see a “rafter” of turkeys hanging around the necks of... Continue reading article ›
Beau Zone Layer – Sougen “Pride of the Samurai”
From Ishikawa Prefecture. Junmai. SMV: +2.5 Acidity: 1.8 November, 2015
Who wants to talk about a superb sake that crashes through the doors of proof that sake goes with big birds and other wild game? Sougen is one of those pure breed sakes that is a sake drinker’s sake. It is a Junmai with impeccable balance... Continue reading article ›
Gravy Train! November, 2015 Welcome to the 135th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this big bird issue we look deep and hard at the limitless possibilities of pairing sake with your Thanksgiving feast – check out the hanging turkeys at the store, learn amazing Thanksgiving trivia and sake... Continue reading article ›
October 2015 - Fall Forward! October, 2015 Welcome to the 134th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this “Fall Forward” issue learn the real skinny about the Fall Released sakes known as Hiyaoroshi, have fun with a scary Halloween Costume Cup Give-A-Way at True Sake, read why sake isn’t really scary, get... Continue reading article ›
Sake Truths – Fall Equals Flavor!
Hello Hiyaoroshi Sakes! October, 2015
Remember that day or night when you tasted the “greatest flavor ever”? You pushed your chair back and said, “This is absolutely the best _________ that I have ever tasted in my life.” You were both satisfied and awed! You were both fascinated and rewarded!... Continue reading article ›
Beau-Zone Layer – Wakatake “Aki No Ki-Ippon” Hiyaoroshi ‘15 From Shizuoka Prefecture.
Tokubetsu Junmai. SMV: +1 Acidity: 1.5 October, 2015
This Beau-Zone Layer is a selection created to take your sake passion and enthusiasm further down your own sake path! I like picking sakes that have mini-stories that will help you learn the little things in sake! Say hello to a Hiyaoroshi sake, which is... Continue reading article ›

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