The “Beau-Zone” Layer – Harada “Brew Master” January, 2019 The Beau-Zone Layer – Harada “Brew Master” From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai Ginjo Muroka Nama SMV: -2 Acidity: 1.8 Usually I use the Beau-Zone Layer to teach or educate folks about certain sakes that are fascinating or made in a special way or are special designation brews, but not... Continue reading article ›
New Store Arrivals: Phoenix, Den #4, Kikusakari, Katafune Genshu January, 2019 Tatenokawa “Phoenix” From Yamagata Prefecture. Junmai DaiginjoSMV: -2 Acidity: 1.4The nose on this special sake that proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross is a gentle collection of cherry, mango, berry, pear, and apricot aromas. Smooth, round, silky, clean, and balanced this brew is very user friendly... Continue reading article ›
Sake Images – Photos From The Soul Of Sake January, 2019 So there have been a lot of requests on how to follow me and my, let’s call it... “unique eye,” for sake-centric photography. There are two ways. First you can follow me directly at @truesake on Instagram, which is a really fun format to show off... Continue reading article ›
“Ask Beau” – “The store looks different – why?” January, 2019 Funny question! But I think it’s a simple answer – we have a crap load of sake in the store right now. Mei has done an amazing job of pulling us out of a dark period in the history of our inventory into a new... Continue reading article ›
January Booze January, 2018 Welcome to the 161st Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this cold and wintry issue read about some of my personal New Year’s Sake Resolutions and make a few for yourself, learn about how Sake can help you navigate 2018 Chinese Year of the Dog,... Continue reading article ›
Sake Realities – New Year’s Sake Resolutions January, 2018 I’m not a big resolutions guy. I don’t really focus on things that I need to change. I think they just change when they are meant to change. But, it is a good exercise to take note of your current situation to determine if there... Continue reading article ›

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