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Sake Videos – True Sake Is Going Video! March, 2016 Well, well, well, well – well, ----well! You’ve asked for it for over a decade! And my team has been asking for it forever. And Stephen has said “We really need to be doing this” more than I can remember. And guess what? The time... Continue reading article ›
New Store Arrivals – Gokyo Nama, the Fisherman, and Jozen Genshu March, 2016 Gokyo “Arabashiri ‘16”  From Yamaguchi Prefecture. Junmai Nama Genshu. SMV: +2 Acidity: 1.$42/720ml   The wonderful nose on this spring released unpasteurized sake is a fun collection of apple, lime, banana, yeast and bright fruit tones. Whooo Hooo! This nama sake has always been a... Continue reading article ›
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 ›
True Sake Newsletter March 2014 March, 2014 Dear Sake Lover, Welcome to the 115th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this special “raw” issue that looks at some history before Louis Pasteur, in an unpasteurized sense, read about why nama sakes taste great. Check out TEN namas not to be missed, read about... Continue reading article ›
Sake Style – Nama or Unpasteurized Sakes Are Awesome! March, 2014 Wrap your mind around this one! In the “olden” days sake makers realized that if they heated their sake after production it would act like a preservative and would help sake travel and store better in terms of stability. This documented process occurred before Louis... Continue reading article ›
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