The Beau-Zone Layer –
Genbei “4 Eyed Devil” Honjozo April, 2016
From Kyoto Prefecture. Honjozo.SMV: +5 Acidity: 1.5 Howdy! Welcome to the Beau-Zone Layer, which is a little section in the store that allows me to select a sake that I feel you may need to explore on your path to total and complete sake enlightenment.... Continue reading article ›
Top 10 List – Ten Sakes and Their Twins April, 2016 No two sakes are identical! But what if you like one sake so much and you can’t find it anywhere? Is it okay to cheat on your sake? Sure! Of course it is! How did that song go: “If you can’t be with the one... Continue reading article ›
April 2015 - Sake Meets the Tax Man April, 2015 Welcome to the 128th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this taxing issue read how taxes have played a major role in the sake industry; explore water, sake and droughts; see a quick – really quick – video about BT; follow BT in London for... Continue reading article ›
Sake Lore – Sake and Taxes! April, 2015 I’ll begin this section by apologizing for those 5 counties near San Francisco that have increased their sales tax to 10%! That’s crazy town! Talk about a small business killer! And that is exactly what happened in Japan to the sake industry that was purposely... Continue reading article ›
Sake Water – There Is No Drought In A Sake Bottle April, 2015 April showers bring May flowers, but in California there have been no showers! The result is the Governor of CA has mandated a 25% decrease in water usage, which directly affects local sake makers, who A) use a lot of water in the production of... Continue reading article ›
True Sake Newsletter April 2014 April, 2014 Dear Sake Lover, Welcome to the 116th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this action filled edition read about my trip to Akita to discover the theme of Akita sake and to learn the Akita way, pick a Top Ten sake from the IWC 2013,... Continue reading article ›
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