November 2017

Sake Season - The Sake Turkey Hunt November, 2017 Turkey Season is open folks! And it looks like there are a ton of big birds to find. What do you mean, “find”? Don’t I mean hunt in the traditional sense of blowing those babies away? NOPE! We mean hunt in the sense that there... Continue reading article ›
Sake Parties – Sake Day 2018 “The Future of Sake” November, 2017 I know that we just finished the 12th Annual Sake Day 2017 #throwback Sake Day. By all accounts this was the best Sake Day ever! We went back in time to the event center at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, and... Continue reading article ›
Sake Archives – KJ Mines The Archives For “Amazing” Articles November, 2017 Hello Fellow Sake Drinkers!   Tis' the season for turkey and all the trimmings! Lucky are we, because sake goes better with Thanksgiving fare better than any beverage I can think of!   Let's revisit Beau's first attempt to convert all you silly wine/booze drinkers... Continue reading article ›
Sake Events – HV Block Party & Nihonshu Oendan Sake Tasting! November, 2017 Hi Everyone! Mei here to announce some upcoming events happening at our store. Mark your calendars and we will see you soon! Hayes Valley Block Party - Dec 1st, 6-9pm Come visit our store during Hayes' annual block party! We will be open until 9pm... Continue reading article ›
New Store Arrivals – A Record Number of Hiyaoroshi Fall Draft Sakes Are Here November, 2017 We are in Fall Draft sake heaven. Not joking! When we opened True Sake so many moons ago there was not one Hiyaoroshi sake available in the US. Not one! Then Kazu Yamazaki from Japan Prestige Sake Imports started bringing them in about 9 years... Continue reading article ›
Beau-Zone Layer - Takenotsuyu “Brewing Water” November, 2017   Takenotsuyu “Brewing Water”From Yamagata Prefecture. Mineral Water Ha! This is NOT sake! But it is the foundation for some of the best sake made in Japan. The Takenotsuyu Brewery in Yamagata Prefecture is blessed with amazing spring water that comes up from under the... Continue reading article ›

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